Lethal Beauty Product Combos
OK, maybe they won't kill you, but mixing some skin care products can annihilate your complexion
To get all of those amazing benefits, when adding it to your skin care regimen, be sure to avoid this misstep:
"Do not apply hyaluronic acid over oil," says Dr. Graf. Why? The water-based hyaluronic acid can't penetrate the oil, meaning it can't get to your skin to do its job. If you're putting oils on before your hyaluronic acid, it's just sitting on top of that barrier. Apply your hyaluronic acid product first, and layer any facial oils (like oil-based moisturizers) on top of that. Using an oil-based cleanser before applying hyaluronic acid should be fine, as long as it's not one that you simply wipe off, since those will leave an oily residue behind that the hyaluronic acid can't penetrate.
Our readers give drugstore standby CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion PM top ratings because it contains hyaluronic acid and works for any skin type.
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