The Ordinary Skincare & Primer Review

The Ordinary is one of those brands that makes me question how much I pay for every other beauty product I own. I am still not quite sure how they can create such beautiful packaging, effective products that inexpensively! Their parent company Deciem makes some of my favorite skincare products under a different brand, Hylamide. Both brands boast incredibly cheap products that are jam packed with skin-care ingredients. I’ve been planning a separate blog post about my favorite skincare products and you’ll definitely see a few from them.

I first became aware of The Ordinary primers from my favorite makeup artist, Wayne Goss. He has to be one of my favorite people to watch on YouTube because he really knows his stuff and has been doing makeup on celebrities for years. There is nothing funnier than him debunking makeup techniques gone wrong.

So let’s get into the three products I’ve been testing.

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High-End Haul: Sephora, Ulta, Mac, Charlotte Tilbury

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Spotted: Benefit Dandelion Twinkle

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Spotted: New Benefit Hoola Lite Bronzer

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