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Author Topic: trying out a new range  (Read 382 times)


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trying out a new range
« on: January 09, 2017, 05:10:09 AM »
Has anyone used/heard of a company called Deciem? After reading raving reviews of a range of products called TheOrdinary, I decided to buy  a serum. At £12.70 it is their most expensive product (prices start at £4). What attracted me to this range, and I am not easily swayed by reviews, is that it appears to be a no-frills range, what you see is what you get. The only con is that I am used to buy ‘moisturizers’, ‘cleansers’ etc, and this range is just name after the main ingredient in the product; that is why I went for the serum! Would love to hear the opinion of people who are more experienced in ‘active ingredients’ such as retinol and AHAs!


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Re: trying out a new range
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2017, 11:05:53 AM »
Is it the company that seems to sell a whole raft of brands under the Deciem label - The Abnormal Beauty Company ?
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  • Ageless Beauty
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Re: trying out a new range
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2017, 12:44:57 PM »
Yes, it is the Abnormal Beauty Company. The Ordinary range includes products like Advanced  Retinoid 2% (£8 for 30ml), Niacinamide + Zinc (£5 for 30ml). All the products are very affordable, but I am not sure how to use them. They do provide a help sheet, with suggestions on how to combine the products, but I am used to a 'name' on a bottle or a tube, eg moisturiser, day cream...when it is just a chemical/ingredient it confuses me...after all I am not a chemist. This is why I started with the Buffet serum! I bought it from a company called Victoria's Health; it has not arrived yet, they have dispatched it and apparently it takes up to 7 working days to arrive.  Ordering products on line is another first for me, as I have always bought everything in department stores, where you can have a look before buying. 
Have you tried any of these products? What do you think of them?


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Re: trying out a new range
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2017, 09:47:22 PM »
Yes, I am trying their Vitamin C serum and their HAmoisturizer.  So far so good!  Good prices too!
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