How do you use cane and Austin pads?
Morning and night, swipe pad over clean face avoiding the eye area. For sensitive skin, use once daily at night for the first week, then increase to twice daily. A tingling sensation may occur and is normal. Follow with sunscreen during the day to protect skin from sensitivity.
Is it OK to use glycolic acid and retinol together?
Can you use retinol and glycolic acid at the same time? Yes and no. You can use them at different times on the same day if your skin can tolerate it, but generally speaking it’s best to alternate days to avoid sensitivity.
What can you not mix with glycolic acid?
A Guide to the Skincare Ingredients You Should Never Mix
- AHAs and BHAs, such as glycolic, salicylic, and lactic acids should never be used with Vitamin C.
- Niacinamide is found with Vitamin C in some multi-ingredient serums as antioxidants, but it’s never a good idea to layer them together.
Should I use glycolic acid in the morning or night?
Glycolic acid should always be applied in the evening, as it makes your skin sensitive to sunlight. Applying it at night gives ample time for it to do its magic without a higher risk or damaging your skin in the sun. But you should still always apply an SPF moisturizer in the morning.
What happens when you stop using retinol?
Do the results last if you stop using retinol? Yes, but most dermatologists say you’ll want to resume using it for optimal results. “Retinols help turn back the clock. If you have to stop them (for example while pregnant), your skin is still better from the time you were using them,” explains Dr.
Should you moisturize after retinol?
The best product you can use in conjunction with retinol, according to Dr. Zeichner, is a moisturizer, which can help hydrate skin and reduce the risk of irritation from retinol. “Some people even prefer to mix their retinol with a moisturizing cream to dilute it out,” he says.