At evening, can I apply Lively Serum AQ first, wait a couple of minutes, after which apply my Retin A? Need to have the ability to use each. Or would I take advantage of every each different evening???? Or apply Retin A primary then Lively Serum? Thanks.
Two separate questions from readers, however nice ones. We wish the utmost we will get from our skincare merchandise for each prevention of growing old, and likewise for restore of growing old. If we’re utilizing a number of merchandise to cowl the principle classes, particularly if they’re costly, learn how to we maximize them?
I’ll reply particularly for above and usually too.
What are the principle growing old prevention and restore classes now?
- Sunscreens – Stop injury to pores and skin cells and pores and skin cell DNA (notably necessary for pores and skin cancers).
- Retinoids – These are loosely within the Vitamin A in a cream class. Type of vitamin A cousins with 30 years of excellent knowledge. They assist stop wrinkles, precancerous spots, pores and skin cancers, brown spots, maintain cell turnover excessive, and enhance pimples. Arduous to not like these.
- Antioxidants – 20 years of science that reveals they assist stop injury to DNA of pores and skin cells by scavenging free radicals these nasty electrons that trigger injury to cells from UV publicity, environmental pollution, and simply plain growing old.
- Cell Development Components. 10 years of science. They enhance cell development and turnover by supplying development elements from younger pores and skin cells grown within the lab after which purified.
- Pores and skin Blotchiness Regulators. 10 years of science. These plant primarily based lighteners assist battle uneven pores and skin shade that develops with age and solar. Promotes an excellent, uniform pores and skin tone that we see in younger pores and skin. Usually known as lighteners or brighteners, they actually simply promote even distribution of pores and skin pigment and pigment making cells (melanocytes). Hydroquinones additionally do that however are falling out of favor because of irritation and pores and skin toxicity. Banned within the EU.
- Barrier Layer Protection. 5-10 years of science. Significantly in vogue now because of Covid. Assist to protect and restore the barrier perform which is a part of the immune perform of our pores and skin. Deteriorates with an excessive amount of washing, over scrubbing, over exfoliating, and varied different pores and skin insults. Usually targeted on ceramids, cholesterols, triglycerides and pure oils to strengthen this perform.
There are different thrilling areas as properly, however these are the principle ones. 🙂
Particularly for query 1 – at evening put the Lively Serum (development elements) on first after which the MadisonMD 5-Level Brightener.
For query 2 – I believe till we all know extra apply the Lively Serum and the Retin A every each different evening. Or…. use the Lively Serum first, then a lightweight moisturizer, wait 5 min, and apply the Retin A.
Hope this helps,