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Should I use Differin before or after moisturizer?

You should use Differin gel before moisturizer to treat acne in your skincare routine. However, if you have sensitive skin, you can apply a a thin layer moisturizer before you apply Differin gel to reduce skin irritation. Then, apply moisturizer again after applying Differin. This method is known as the “Sandwich Method”. Studies show moisturizer … Read more

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What’s the best moisturizer to use with Differin?

The best moisturizer to use with Differin gel (also known as adapalene) is any hydrating and healing moisturizer. However, the exact right moisturizer for you will depend on your skin type! Some of my favorites are: Best Moisturizer to Use with Adapalene Among other acne treatments, adapalene is my favorite active ingredient. However, it can … Read more

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Can I use moisturizer after AHA BHA peel?

Yes, you should use moisturizer after any chemical peel, including The Ordinary Peeling Solution. In this post, I’ll explain: What are chemical peels? Studies show that chemical peels are effective to exfoliate off dead skin cells and the top layer of your skin. They’re used to: A popular at-home skincare routine option is The Ordinary … Read more

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How should you use moisturizer?

Okay, so you’re learning skincare, but how often should you use moisturizer? Generally, speaking best practice to keep your skin healthy would be for you to apply moisturizer twice a day, morning and night. However, depending on your skin type and personal moisture levels, you may need to moisturize more or less than other people. … Read more

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What is the difference between lotion and moisturizer?

All lotions are moisturizers, but not all moisturizers are lotions. While they both have a place in your skincare routine, the right one for your will depend on your skin type, personal preferences, and skin concerns. Generally, lotions tend to be better for oily skin and people living in warmer climates. Moisturizers tend to be … Read more

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Best Moisturizer to Use With PanOxyl

Since benzoyl peroxide products intended for acne prone skin can be drying, the best moisturizer to use with PanOxyl depends on your skin. Overview of Best Moisturizers for PanOxyl PanOxyl Benzoyl Peroxide Wash Benzoyl peroxide works in your skincare routine as a body wash or face wash by killing off acne causing bacteria. It’s a … Read more

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Can I skip moisturizer and use sunscreen?

The question everyone who rushes in the morning wants to know – can I skip moisturizer and use sunscreen? Long story short: yes, sometimes. But let’s dive in to understand the nuance of a good skincare routine. Can I skip moisturizer and use sunscreen? Yes, you can. Sunscreen is basically just moisturizer with filters in … Read more

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Can I Use CeraVe AM Moisturizer at Night?

If you’re looking for an easy and affordable skincare routine, you might be wondering – can I use CeraVe AM Moisturizer at night? A facial moisturizing lotion is essential for your skin barrier, but no, you don’t need to be using a broad spectrum sunscreen at night. This CeraVe day and night moisturizer review will … Read more

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How often should you use face moisturizer?

Alright, so you’re starting to take skin care seriously, but you’re wondering – how often should you use face moisturizer? Regardless of your skin type, you need to moisturize your face. Ideally, you would moisturize your face at least once a day, and you’d apply moisturizer to damp skin. If you have oily skin or … Read more

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How Long Does Moisturizer Take to Absorb?

Okay, so you’re layering your skincare products and you’re wondering – how long does moisturizer take to absorb? I wish I could give you a hard and fast answer, but . . . it depends. It takes longer for moisturizer to be absorbed fully than it does for moisturizer to absorb into the deeper layers … Read more