Quick Answer: How Many Drops Of The Ordinary Niacinamide Should I Use?

When should I apply the ordinary niacinamide?

If using a niacinamide serum, apply before heavier creams or oils and avoid mixing with vitamin C (as it can minimise its effects).

Niacinamide can be used both morning and night..

What is the ordinary niacinamide good for?

Niacinamide (vitamin B3) reduces the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion. A high 10 percent concentration of this vitamin is supported in the formula by zinc PCA to balance visible aspects of sebum activity.

Should I use niacinamide or hyaluronic acid first?

You don’t necessarily have to use niacinamide and hyaluronic acid together at the same time of day in order to benefit from this double-hydrating effect. For example, you could use hyaluronic acid in the morning to keep your skin hydrated throughout the day and niacinamide in the evening followed by a moisturizer.

Can I mix the ordinary niacinamide with moisturizer?

Tremendous for both anti-aging and acne users, this is a must-have ingredient in skincare. If you already have a favorite moisturizer that already contains Niacinamide, such as CeraVe PM, you can easily mix it with this and amp up your percentage.

Are you supposed to wash off the ordinary niacinamide?

Lather it up with your hands, then wash it off with lukewarm water in the sink. Your skin will soak in the product much better if it’s clean and oil-free.

How long after niacinamide can I apply moisturizer?

The short version: Your skincare products will be more effective if you wait for a little bit of time in between adding each layer. How long? Each product is different, but wait until the tackiness of the product has subsided. A good rule of thumb is to wait about one minute in between each product.

Can I mix Niacinamide Serum with moisturizer?

A 10% Niacinamide Booster can be used on its own (much like a serum) or mixed into your favorite moisturizer, based on personal preference.

What can you not mix with niacinamide?

Niacinamide & Acidic Ingredients. It’s the same rule as above, just switch retinol for niacinamide. Don’t mix niacinamide with acidic skincare ingredients like AHA’s/BHA’s and vitamin C.

Does niacinamide help with acne scars?

Niacinamide can stabilize the melanosome activity within the cells, which can improve residual hyperpigmentation from acne scars as well as those who suffer from melasma.

How many drops of niacinamide should I use?

We’re talking an impressive reduction in enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, wrinkles and dry skin. You can apply two or three drops directly onto the face but the feather-weight water texture lends itself to being mixed with your favourite serum, cream or lotion. As speedy as it is mighty.

How many drops of the ordinary should I use?

You’d think a skincare brand would recommend using as many pumps of the product as possible per use so you’d run out faster and buy more, but not the folks at The Ordinary. “Use two to three drops max for the face, especially for our serums,” our insiders tell us.

Do I need moisturizer after niacinamide?

If you are adding a niacinamide treatment into your routine, use it after cleansing, toning, and any exfoliants and before your moisturizer or sunscreen. Lastly, I usually use sheet masks 2-3 times a week as the first step after cleansing and toning and before treatments and moisturizers.

What should you not mix niacinamide with?

Don’t Mix: Niacinamide and vitamin C. Although they’re both antioxidants, vitamin C is one ingredient that’s not compatible with niacinamide. “Both are very common antioxidants used in a variety of skincare products, but they should not be used one right after the other,” says Dr. Marchbein.

Should I use niacinamide in the morning or night?

If your mornings are typically rushed, it’s often most convenient to use niacinamide in the morning and acid at night. This is because niacinamide is non-acidic, so it can be applied underneath your hydrating serum, moisturizer, oil or sunscreen without having to wait in between layers.