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Wayne Goss’s Top 5 Products from The Ordinary

Don’t be fooled by its name—The Ordinary’s unconventional approach to skin care is turning the beauty industry on its head. Offering high-quality skin care products at refreshingly budget-friendly prices, the brand has caught on quickly in the beauty community, with the now-iconic white bottles taking up residence in the bathroom cabinets of some of the biggest beauty buffs in the world. Everyone we know is raving about The Ordinary, and it looks like makeup artist Wayne Goss is the latest to join the ever-growing fan club.

Watch the video to learn which The Ordinary products made it into Wayne’s top five—and scroll down to see his recommendations for building a skin care routine for every concern.

Wayne's Recommendations


Persistent Acne

In the morning, apply Salicylic Acid 2% Solution to clean skin. Follow with Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%.

At night, apply Retinol 1% after any watery serums or toners.


Sensitive Skin

In the morning, apply Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 to clean skin. Follow with Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA.

At night, apply 100% Plant-Derived Squalane and Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA.


Blemishes & Congestion

In the morning, apply Salicylic Acid 2% Solution to clean skin. Follow with Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%.

At night, apply Salicylic Acid 2% Solution to clean skin. Follow with Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%.

• Use AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution twice per week as a clarifying mask.


Dry Skin

In the morning, apply Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 to clean skin. Follow with Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA.

At night, apply Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 to clean skin. Follow with 100% Plant-Derived Squalane and Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA.

• Use AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution twice per week as an exfoliating mask.


Aging Skin & Wrinkles

In the morning, apply “Buffet” to clean skin. Follow with Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA.

At night, apply Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution to clean skin. Follow with “Buffet” and Advanced Retinoid 2%. Moisturize with Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil or 100% Plant-Derived Squalane

(or both).

• Use AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution twice per week as an exfoliating mask.


Hyperpigmentation

In the morning, apply Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA to clean skin. Follow with Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% and then Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate Solution 20% in Vitamin F.

At night, apply Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution to clean skin. Follow with Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA, Advanced Retinoid 2%, and then Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%.

• Use AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution twice per week as an exfoliating mask.


Oily Skin

In the morning, apply Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% to clean skin. Follow with High-Adherence Silicone Primer as a non-greasy hydrator, or use Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA if skin feels dry.

At night, apply Salicylic Acid 2% Solution to clean skin. Follow with Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%.


Rosacea & Redness

In the morning, apply Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 to clean skin. Follow with Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA.

At night, apply Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% to clean skin.


Dehydrated Skin

In the morning, apply Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 to clean skin. Follow with Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA.

At night, apply Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 to clean skin. Moisturize with Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil or 100% Plant-Derived Squalane (or both).