The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% Zinc 1% Serum, Day 1
Nov. 7, 2019Leave a comment
I have a new skin care product. I’ve read so many good reviews on The Ordinary Nicinamide 10% Zinc 1% Serum. I’m currently using Cos De BAHA Niacinamide 10% Serum. It’s been 1 month. I’ve always wanted to try The Ordinary’s. My current Niacinamide did a good job at moisturizing, but it did nothing for my oily skin. Here’s more about this product:
- For normal, oily, combination, dry, sensitive skin
- High-strength vitamin and mineral blemish formula
- With 10% pure niacinamide and 1% zinc PCA
- For oiliness, pores
- Niacinamide (vitamin B3) reduces the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion. 10% concentration of this vitamin is supported in formula by zinc PCA to balance visible aspects of sebum activity
I started using The Ordinary Nicinamide 10% Zinc 1% Serum this morning. As I was dispensing the serum into my palm, I noticed that it looks sticky. Once I applied it to my skin, it absorbed quickly and didn’t leave a sticky feeling behind. I will include this serum with my other serums. I just hope that it doesn’t clog my pores overtime, irritate my skin, or give me a bad breakout. We will see. I don’t want the same thing to happen again (Lily Ana Naturals Vitamin C Serum). It’s a risk to take. Let’s do it and hope for the best!
Have you used The Ordinary Nicinamide 10% Zinc 1% Serum before? Share your thoughts.
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Update: Differin + BP
Nov. 2, 2019Leave a comment
So I started to use BP with Differin Gel. I just had to report my experience. WOW. My skin is literally on fire! It’s also peeling (due to the BP, not Differin). I started off using BP only a few times at night. The first application went well. With the second application, my face was burning! I knew at that point that I had to stop using exfoliants. I decided to only use Differin and BP and only at night. I’ve only used BP 3 times. I’m already seeing results! I’m so happy! I’ll give it at least 2 weeks and see what happens. Here’s a recap on what I’m going to do.
- No exfoliants or when my skin can tolerate it
- Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize!
- Differin and BP at night. Yes, you can use both at the same time. Only with Differin. I do let Differin soak into my skin first before applying BP.
I’ll make an update when I hit 2 months on Differin. Again, I’m seeing improvements overnight! More on my Differin experience here:
Differin Week 1 Results
Differin Week 2 Results
Differin 1 Month Results
Differin 1.5 Months Results