Dry skin is different from dehydrated skin, so the first step is finding out which one you have. Dry skin needs help maintaining a healthy skin barrier through long-lasting hydration. Some people prefer the hyaluronic acid from NIOD (a sister brand) due to the slightly sticky texture of the Ordinary one, however it is a more expensive option.
- What to use in the morning: Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 ($12.90) is great for skin types in need of extra moisture, as this oil-free solution enhances the skin's surface hydration. Natural Moisturising Factors + HA ($9.80) contains 11 amino acids (great for tissue repair) along with a cocktail of other hydrating ingredients to provide immediate and long-lasting hydration.
- What to use in the evening: Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 ($12.90) followed by 100% Plant-Derived Squalane ($13.90), which is a stable hydrocarbon naturally found in the skin that prevents hydration loss. It is a noncomedogenic and suitable for all skin types. Natural Moisturising Factors + HA ($9.80)
- Twice per week: AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution ($14.30).