Supercharged with alpha arbutin (a safe skin-lightening ingredient that reduces melanin production), this high-potency, gel-like serum targets the look of hyper-pigmentation and dark spots to reveal more even, younger-looking skin. Also enhanced with hyaluronic acid, the serum delivers its advanced active ingredients deep into skin. Anything but ordinary, this gel-like serum is formulated with a highly-concentrated dose of alpha arbutin – a skin-lightening ingredient that works by reducing melanin production. Targeting hyper-pigmentation, age spots, dark spots, marks and scars by inhibiting melanin, The Ordinary’s Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA helps to balance confused complexions and even out the skin’s texture. With the addition of a highly efficacious form of hyaluronic acid for enhanced delivery, the serum penetrates deep beneath the skin’s surface… HOW TO USE Apply a few drops to face in the morning and evening as part of your skin care regimen. Use sun protection in the morning.