The Ordinary

The Ordinary | Buffet (30ml)

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  • Regular price R 780.00

About “Buffet”

“Buffet” is a water-based serum with an array of anti-aging technologies, including peptides, probiotics, amino acids, and more.

Why It’s Special

This treatment improves multiple signs of aging at once with various anti-aging ingredients. It reduces fine lines and wrinkles, fades dark spots, hydrates, brightens, and promotes a firm, smooth texture.

Key Ingredients
  • Matrixyl 3000: a peptide complex that firms and plumps skin by boosting collagen and elastin
  • Matrixyl Synthe'6: a peptide complex that reduces fine lines, wrinkles, and imperfections
  • Syn-Ake peptide complex: prevents the formation of deep wrinkles and restores elasticity
  • Relistase peptide complex: increases skin firmness and elasticity by boosting collagen
  • Argirelox peptide complex: fights expression wrinkles, like smile lines and crow's feet
  • Probiotic complex: promotes healthy skin barrier function and better hydration
  • Amino acids: proteins with moisturizing, antioxidant, and restorative benefits
  • Hyaluronic acid: multiple hyaluronic acid complexes hydrates and create a plump, supple feel
How to Use

Apply a few drops to your entire face in the morning and at night before creams, oils, and moisturizers.


Other Details
  • Size: 30 ml
  • pH: 4.5-5.5
  • Cruelty-free
  • Vegan
  • Silicone-free

Please Note: The ingredients in "Buffet" may settle during transit, causing the bottle to appear as though it's not completely full. This is normal and won't affect the performance of your serum.



Will “Buffet” work with my skin type?

This product works with all skin types.

I’m pregnant or breastfeeding. Is “Buffet” safe for me?

This product is considered safe for use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but it’s best to check with your healthcare provider first.

Does “Buffet” treat acne?

No. We recommend  Niacinamide, or Azelaic Acid for acne.

Can I mix or layer “Buffet” with other products?

Yes. If you want to treat dark spots or hyperpigmentation, we recommend layering it with Alpha Arbutin or a Vitamin C serum (aAscorbic Acid).

How do I add “Buffet” to my skin care routine?

Apply a few drops to your entire face in the morning and at night before creams, oils, and moisturizers.. Allow a few minutes for it to absorb. You can use it in the morning and at night.

Can I apply “Buffet” around my eyes?

Yes. It is safe to apply in the eye area.

Can I use "Buffet" with a retinol serum?

Yes, the "Buffet" can be safely used with retinol serums.