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The Ordinary
Pycnogenol 5%

$12.90 CAD

A High-Potency, Plant-Derived Antioxidant.

A High-Potency, Plant-Derived Antioxidant.

Pycnogenol® is a natural plant extract derived from the pine bark of French maritime pine trees. It contains procyanidins, bioflavonoids and organic acids that work in synergy to rejuvenate the skin, with the aim of enhancing skin hydration and elasticity. With the ability to selectively bind to collagen and elastin, Pycnogenol® protects these proteins from degradation, helping to nourish the skin from the inside out. Being a unique and powerful antioxidant, Pycnogenol® scavenges for free radicals before they cause damage by oxidative stress. It can also recycle oxidized Vitamin C to restore its activity. The Ordinary Pycnogenol® 5% is free of artificial colours. The formula’s deep red colour is due to the high procyanidin content in Pycnogenol®. After application, please wash hands and avoid product contact with light coloured fabric as it may stain.

Pycnogenol® is a registered trademark of Horphag Research Ltd. Neither DECIEM nor The Ordinary is affiliated with Horphag Research Ltd.


HOW TO USE: Apply alone or after water-based serums, before oils or heavier creams. Alternatively, mix with other treatments to enhance their antioxidant capacity significantly. If irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin. Patch testing prior to use is advised. Keep out of reach of children.

ABOUT THE BRAND: The Ordinary products are packed with ingredients that effectively work to make your skin appear healthier. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for facial toners or serums, The Ordinary has something for anyone who’s obsessed with skincare. Create by DECIEM, a humble and happy umbrella of good beauty brands. The Ordinary is an evolving collection of treatments offering familiar, effective clinical technologies positioned to raise pricing and communication integrity in skincare. The brand was created to celebrate integrity in its most humble and true form. Its offering is pioneering, not in the familiar technologies it uses, but in its honesty and integrity. The Ordinary is born to disallow commodity to be disguised as ingenuity. The Ordinary is "Clinical formulations with integrity".


Propanediol, Pinus Pinaster Bark Extract.

DECIEM's formulations are updated from time to time as part of our commitment to innovation. As such, the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of the product depending on time and region of purchase.



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Returns & Exchanges

Once products leave the Socialite Beauty warehouse, all sales become final. Many products do not come with sanitary seals making it unsafe to put them back on the shelves. We want you as our customer to feel secure you're getting brand new, unused products from us. Because skin can take some time to adjust to new products as well as to detox from any changes, it is best to allow 2-3 weeks of use to see how your skin truly takes on new items. Sometimes a few uses alone is simply not enough time to let the new products get to work. If your product does have a seal and you would like to return it, please notify us via email if you will be returning a product you have purchased ( and include images of the sealed product. Provide your invoice number and reason(s) for the return/exchange. Once merchandise has arrived back to us, we will issue a refund minus return shipping cost.

Please notify us via email if you will be returning a product you have purchased at your invoice number and reason(s) for the return/exchange. Once merchandise has arrived back to us, we will issue a Socialite Beauty Gift Card.

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Redwin D.
Canada Canada

Whoa, Guys.

This stuff is incredible! I added this to my regime because I was looking for an antioxidant and something to help with moisture retention. I cannot believe the difference. This one product completely transformed my skin. I have acne and it hasn’t clogged up my pores at all (which is always a concern). On the contrary, my pores are smoother and smaller than ever. My skin has become so incredibly soft it’s unbelievable. My sister will come up to me now and just randomly pet my face because it’s so smooth. What a ******. Also, my normally flaky skin is SO much better. Like, I used to spend hours trying to get rid of noticeable flakes (caused by me picking at my acne) and now I usually don’t have to worry about flaking at all. I will be adding a few more things from The Ordinary to complete my beauty routine, but I can be sure that Pycnogenol was a great choice- one that has made a tangible and rather mind-blowing difference. Also, to note- I just LOVE Socialite Beauty itself. The shipping is fast and reliable, the discounts are amazing, and the selection is just incredible. I’m so happy to have found such an awesome Canadian supplier of such a wide range of clean beauty products. Keep doin’ what you’re doin’.

Karen K.
Canada Canada

In my regular rotation

Have been using this for a few months now and it is in my permanent rotation. Makes my skin soft and hydrates, but is totally weightless and does not make me break out. Highly recommend.

Canada Canada


I've loved every Ordinary product I've tried and the price can't be beat. I was looking for a new night time serum, so I decided to try pycnogenol after reading Deciem reviews. My skin felt exceptionally smooth after the first night and I hardly needed any at all. It's bright red and some reviewers said if you put too much on it can stain fabric.