A short-term skincare solution is great to fix your look in a flash, but, oftentimes, it’s the formulas that take longer to work that end up being the best for your skin. Check out our list of five ingredients that effectively boost the health of your skin for the long haul.
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A: You’ve got many options to instantly boost the look of your skin. For instance, blush creates a beautiful and natural flush in a flash. Spraying facial mist can rejuvenate any complexion. You can also sweep on some bronzer and a few swipes of mascara – or if you’ve got it, an eyelash curler can work even better – for a refreshed look. For more on quick skin pick-me-ups, see our article here.
A: This is actually a common misconception. Antioxidants can prevent wrinkles and fine lines; however, they can’t reverse wrinkles that are already present.
A: Some products when used in combination can actually become ineffective. Fortunately, when it comes to niacinamide and retinol, that’s not the case, dermatologist Leslie Baumann, M.D., writes on her blog The Skin Guru. You can also use niacinamide with alpha hydroxy acids. But avoid using niacinamide with sirtuins, because it does decrease their efficacy.
A: When using a treatment that contains hydrogen peroxide, avoid hydroquinone — a potent ingredient that’s used to lighten skin. Combining both may lead to skin irritation.
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