Soothing & Barrier Support Serum
Only R350.00
The Ordinary

Soothing & Barrier Support Serum

Only R350.00
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A multi-active solution designed to help repair skin barrier, soothe discomfort, and reduce the look of redness.

Soothing & Barrier Support Serum is a multi-active solution targeted at reducing the look of irritated skin. It helps recover the skin barrier in 2 hours*, and provides an immediate 86%** boost in skin hydration. This helps soothe feelings of discomfort, and reduce signs of redness.

While strengthening the skin barrier, the Soothing & Barrier Support Serum also improves the look of uneven texture for a smoother appearance. Formulated with multiple vitamins, lipids, and phytotechnologies, this comprehensive serum is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.

The multi-active formula contains 8 key technologies:

Vitamin B12:
Helps support skin barrier by reducing dryness and the look of redness, while also imparting the serum’s characteristic pink hue.

Gallic Acid Derivatives:
A combination of 3 activated forms of gallic acid (propyl gallate, gallyl glucoside and epigallocatechin gallyl glucoside (EGCG)) helps soothe skin discomfort and target the look of redness associated with irritants.

Helps reduce the look of skin redness

Soothing Complex:
Reduces feelings of skin tightness and discomfort from dryness.

Ceramide Complex:
Plant-derived ceramides (sphingolipids and phospholipids) provide topical delivery of key skin components.

2% Niacinamide:
Supports essential skin components that help promote hydration.

Sugar-based hydrators:
Offers skin hydration and helps support the skin barrier.

Centella Asiatica Phytotechnologies:
Isolated triterpenes; asiaticoside, madecassic acid and asiatic acid, derived from Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) that helps protect the skin against irritants

Testing Shows:

Repairs and strengthens the skin barrier
Provides an immediate 86% boost in skin hydration
Provides hydration that lasts all day
Reduces the look of redness
Improves the look of uneven skin texture for a smoother appearance
*Clinical testing on 23 people after one application.
**Clinical testing in 34 people, 2 x per day for 6 weeks.

How to use:

Use after cleansing, before anhydrous serums, oils, suspensions or creams.


SKU: 35511601-OPT1
Gender: Unisex
Size: 30ml
Brand: The Ordinary