What Ordinary Products Should Not Be Mixed?

Curated by Claudia Shannon / Research Scientist / Honayst

Which the ordinary products can I use together?

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What skincare actives should not be mixed?

Don’t Mix: Retinol with vitamin C, benzoyl peroxide, and AHA/BHA acids. AHA and BHA acids are exfoliating, which can dry out skin and cause further irritation if your skincare routine already includes retinol. As for benzoyl peroxide and retinol, they cancel each other out.

What can you not mix with the ordinary peeling solution?

Skin Care Ingredients To Avoid Using With The Ordinary AHA BHA Peel. Since this has a high acid content with an exfoliation that is quite intense to the skin, I would recommend avoiding any products with Vitamin C, retinol, or other acids in them after applying this peel to avoid further irritation.

Can I mix the ordinary niacinamide with hyaluronic acid?

Yes! You absolutely can use niacinamide and hyaluronic acid together. In fact, this combination can offer a double-whammy of skin hydration as well as a number of other benefits.

Which is better retinol or hyaluronic acid?

Is one better for your skin than the other? While hyaluronic acid works its repairing and hydrating magic on the upper layers of the skin, retinol is able to have multiple effects deeper within the skin.

Can I mix hyaluronic acid with retinol?

“Hyaluronic acid is awesome,” says Wechsler. In addition to being a terrific moisturizer, she says, it partners well with other active skin care ingredients (so you can layer it with retinol, for example, and use it daily). “The beauty of hyaluronic acid is that it doesn’t have any fine print,” says Hirsch.

How long should you wait to apply moisturizer after retinol?

20 minutes

Wait for at least 20 minutes for your skin to fully absorb the tretinoin gel or cream before applying moisturizer or any other skincare products.

Which ordinary products should not be mixed?

Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Mandelic Acid, and Salicylic Acid: avoid mixing with other acids, EUK 134, Copper Peptides, and 100% L Ascorbic Acid. Acid and Vitamin C can really sting and burn your skin. All of the hydrators and oils really play well with other products, no contradictions at all.

Why is the ordinary so cheap?

Nothing costs more than $20. In fact, the majority of it clocks in for less than $10. This is largely in part thanks to The Ordinary’s dedication to transparency, resulting in prices that aren’t significantly marked up. But despite its low price point, the brand can be intimidating.