How To Use The Ordinary Lactic Acid, Alpha Arbutin and Niacinamide | Full In-Depth Demonstration

Author: mvd

Description: In this video, I will show you how to use The Ordinary Lactic Acid, Alpha Arbutin, and Niacinamide.

Step 1 (Cleanser): The Ordinary Squalane Cleanser
Step 2 (Optional) Toner: (i.e Paula's Choice SKIN RECOVERY Enriched Calming Toner)
Step 3 Exfoliant: The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA
Step 4 Serum: The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA
Step 5 Serum: The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
Step 6 (Optional Suspension or Moisturizer): Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10% or Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA

The general rule of thumb for the order of application is:

1. Water-based serums
2. Anhydrous Solutions and Oil Formulations
3. Lotions & Creams & suspensions

General Information about the products:

Lactic Acid 5% + HA

Targets - Uneven tone, Textural Irregularities, Fine Lines
Format - Water-Based Serum
Regimen Step - Before Oils/Creams
Conflicts - Do not combine with other strong acids, EUK 134 0.1% or Peptides.
Time of Use - Ideally PM

Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA

Targets - Hyper-pigmentation, Dark Spots
Format - Water-Based Serum
Regimen Step - Before Oils/Creams
Conflicts -
Time of Use - AM and PM

Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

Targets - Regulates Sebum, Minimizes Pores
Format - Water-Based Serum
Regimen Step - Before Oils/Creams
Conflicts - Pure Vitamin C (ELAA/LAA)
Time of Use - AM and PM

Source: https://theordinary.deciem.com/regimenguide

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