The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5 - Concentrated Hydration Support
By Ree

The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5 Review

18 Jul 2018 (Updated: 4 Jan 2020)

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I always get excited when Deceim launch a new product in their The Ordinary brand, and the latest one is The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5! Here is everything you need to know.

The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5
The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5

Amino Acids + B5 is a concentrated formula for hydration. I am pretty obsessed with hydration for my skin and so this is exciting!

The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5 Launch & Availability

The new serum is available HERE for £5.90.

Amino Acids + B5 is a lightweight, concentrated serum that offers above and below-surface hydration to dehydrated skin in need of repair. Amino Acids are found naturally within the skin’s Natural Moisturising Factors and are known for their ability to boost hydration, encourage repair and promote suppleness. This formula offers 17% Amino Acids along with 5% Vitamin B5, a humectant that soothes skin and stimulates the healing process.

The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5 Ingredients

Aqua (Water), Propanediol, Betaine, Sodium PCA, Panthenol, Sodium Lactate, Arginine, PCA, Aspartic Acid, Glycine, Alanine, Serine, Threonine, Valine, Proline, Isoleucine, Lysine HCl, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Glutamic Acid, Citric Acid, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Polysorbate 20, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol.

Amino Acids in Skincare

These are what make up peptides and they work to maintain hydration and make the skin more supple and strong. Amino acids are naturally present in skin and help to encourage the skin to produce collagen and its own antioxidants. They work to heal the skin and strengthen the skin’s natural defense system.

Amino Acids also help to conduct water through the skin to keep it smooth and hydrated. There are lots of different types of Amino Acids so it will be really exciting to see which ones will be included in the formula.

B5 in Skincare

So B5 is also known as panthenol, and is used to hydrate, soothe and soften the skin. It also has a great anti-inflammatory benefit. Interestingly, B5 actually absorbs moisture from the air helping keep your skin even more hydrated.

The Ordinary Amino Acids + B5 is available HERE for £5.90.

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