New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the SkincareAddiction community, Press J to jump to the feed. Can TO niacinamide + zinc and glycolic acid toner be used together? Deciem rep commented back that they’re fine to use together but they recommend glycolic acid first. Thanks! Niacinamide is a relatively low irritating active, but some people can be sensitive to it.
So what […], You can find AHAs in a wide range of products from cleansers to night creams.
It’s not clear . Glycolic acid and niacinamide. For example monday glycolic acid and then tuesday niacinamide? It’s that true? If you browse through ingredient lists, you’ll see this little guy make important appearances from acne to melasma treatments… or just hiding out in your moisturizer. save. So look for a product formulated around that range! My question is regarding niacinamide with aha or bha. I have not had any adverse reactions, but was wondering if I should be using 10% niacinamide twice a day. You can use is along vitamin C if you’d like . Required fields are marked *.
Do i switch them each night? For example monday glycolic acid and then tuesday niacinamide? Hello! Victoria Fu says: 05/26/2020 at 6:12 pm Hi Klara – You can actually layer these with minimal consequences. See something that breaks our rules? Or is still effective as long as you tolerate it? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. In the PM, I layer it on top of Marie Veronique Gentle Retinol (https://www.marieveronique.com/collections/serums/products/gentle-retinol-night-serum) and in the AM I layer it underneath the MV Vitamin C E Ferulic Serum (https://www.marieveronique.com/collections/serums/products/vitamin-c-e-ferulic-serum). Other products I find online are 10%. You may think that since niacinamide regulates oil production, it can be drying like other acne actives such as salicylic acid.
What do i use in the morning/night? Reply. Oil control can be a very frustrating issue for people since almost nothing works for the long term. AHA stands for alpha hydroxy […].
With that said, a generally full routine with actives would look like: pH adjusting cleanser (if you use one, not necessarily required). Make sure to patch test first . report. It is highly soluble in water AND highly stable. Unlike the other chemist favorite active ingredient superstars like AHAs and retinol, you don’t see many products proudly featuring niacinamide as their main superstar ingredient.
Let’s take a closer look at another one of the chemists’ favorite active ingredients: niacinamide (aka.
It’s a true multi-functional ingredient that doesn’t have one singular, easy-to-point-to, defining feature. Wouldn't this cause that reddish skin / flush I'm hearing about? How do i combine niacinamide and glycolic acid? I have been nervous to but the niacinamide really seems to work best if I use it 2x a day and the glycolic acid works best every night to every other night. Do I have these wrong? HOWEVER if you have sensitive skin or if it’s your first time using either, I personally recommend using them at different times for the first 3-4 weeks (Glycolic PM niacinamide AM) this way you’re giving your skin time to adjust to both actives. Niacinamide has been clinically demonstrated to effectively treat hyperpigmentation (dark spots) at topical concentrations as low as 2%. How do i combine niacinamide and glycolic acid? Finally, it is ok to use niacinamide after tretinoin. They declined to tell me the percentage of niacinamide, but it is second on the ingredients list!
I am really confused. Please report it! I know this could be purging but could it also be my glycolic wipes reacting with the Niacinamide? Sort by. yes! Thanks so much in advance. Thanks. Hi Klara – You can actually layer these with minimal consequences. Yet it is everywhere. Generally speaking, you would want to leave at least a half an hour between a product with niacinamide and a product with LAA, so most people use them on the same days but one in … Niacinamide is demonstrated to be effective at as low as 2%, but most studies are conducted around 4%.
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Read our resources in the sidebar or the extensive wiki. However, I am seeing a lot of bloggers post routines which include an acid toner and treatment and then later, in the same routine, a niacinamide moisturizer at the end. They’re like a primer plus extra credit. Yesterday I used 10% AHA in the AM (normally I use it at night), then immediately put on Cerave PM (niacinamide) and my face was bright red all day. Your email address will not be published.
Thanks for your time . Can TO niacinamide + zinc and glycolic acid toner be used together? can be used by people with rosacea? Was just wondering if it might not be as effective or potentially disruptive at high concentrations. 10% is really high though, so proceed with caution. What do i use in the morning/night? We have to confess, one of our favorite things about this active is that it’s just so darn easy to add to a product. Most brightening superstars like hydroquinone, kojic acid, and vitamin C work as tyrosinase inhibitors that slow down the speed of pigment creation. I cannot speak to incorporating tretinoin or using products with tretinoin, as I have never used it. Everyone is welcome in this community; remember to be kind and assume good faith :). Have a good day ! Hey, is a 10% concentation too much? Not surprisingly, there are other studies that show this active as an effective acne treatment that can even help reduce the appearance of pores. Log in or sign up to leave a comment log in sign up. I’m using the Marie Veronique Soothing B3 Serum in the AM & PM which is 10% Niacinamide (https://www.marieveronique.com/collections/serums/products/soothing-complex). We have covered the skincare basics trifecta: cleanse, sunscreen, moisturize. If you’re new to the active, start at the 2% range. Hello from France ! Wait time between them?
Niacinamide is a great little multi-tasker with brightening, oil regulation, and pore reduction properties. Generally speaking, you would want to leave at least a half an hour between a product with niacinamide and a product with LAA, so most people use them on the same days but one in the morning and the other at night. My face began to burn and I developed a chemical burn. It also improves your skin barrier function so it pairs well with other potentially irritating actives (we’re looking at you, retinol + AHAs! What makes niacinamide’s brightening prowess special is the biological pathway that it targets.
Hi everyone! I’m not sure whether to continue using either products as my face is extremely dry and flaky right now. Hope this helps. Once you decide to use them together, try it for 1-2x a week and so if your skin is able to handle it then you can continue with using it more frequently.