When you delve into the world of skincare, it can be quite overwhelming for beginners. There are a lot of products out in the market right now, with each one addressing a different concern. You may think that you can just layer them to create your own potent combination, but there is actual science behind each pairing. The wrong one might only cause more inflammation and irritation.
Luckily for us, trusted skincare YouTube channel, Beauty Within, created a video to help us with our woes. Keep on scrolling for some of the best pairings to help combat your complexion concerns:
Vitamin C + Hyaluronic acid
With this combination, you're hitting two birds with one stone. The hyaluronic acid will hydrate parched skin, while vitamin C will help brighten discoloration and give your complexion a nice, healthy glow.
Azelaic acid + Vitamin C
Azelaic acid calms down inflammation, kills acne-causing bacteria, and brightens hyperpigmentation. When paired with vitamin C, another powerful brightening ingredient, your road to #ClearSkin2020 is fast-tracked!
Retinol + Niacinamide
Retinol can be kind of daunting to use when you're starting out an anti-aging skincare routine, which is why niacinamide is a great partner for it. It balances retinol's potent effect by calming down the inflammation.
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*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.