The Ordinary

The Ordinary | Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA (30ml)

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A Concentrated Serum with Purified Alpha Arbutin and Hyaluronic Acid

Alpha Arbutin reduces the looks of spots and hyper-pigmentation. It's used at a high 2% concentration versus a standard concentration of 1% and supported with a next-generation form of Hyaluronic Acid for enhanced delivery. Alpha Arbutin is much stronger in effect than Arbutin or Beta Arbutin.


What is Alpha Arbutin?

Alpha arbutin is a stable, water-soluble compound related to hydroquinone. It has been shown to safely and visibly brighten skin and fade hyperpigmentation without irritation.

Does Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA treat acne?

This product doesn’t treat acne directly, although it does help to fade acne scars. We recommend Niacinamide, or Azelaic Acid for acne.

How do I add Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA to my skin care routine?

Apply it to cleansed skin after toners and water-based serums. Allow a few minutes for it to absorb before applying moisturizers and creams. You can use it in the morning and at night.

Can I mix or layer Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA with other products?

Yes. If you want to treat fine lines and wrinkles, we recommend using it with the Buffet or Matrixyl

Can I use Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA as a spot treatment?

Yes. You can apply it directly to dark spots or all over your face.

Can Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA be mixed with a vitamin C serum?

Yes, Alpha Arbutin will still be effective when mixed in with a vitamin c serum. On some people, it might help lighten acne scarring or sun spots quicker.

Can Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA help fade acne scars that are similar to pick scars or textural scars?

Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA is great for fading scars that are sometimes caused by acne however it will not be the most effective for any textural-related scarring. Please contact our beauty advisors for more personal consultation regarding your skin.