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LindseyRR
We all love niacinamide right? Let’s talk about wether the best choice is a serum or this 100% pure powder from The Ordinary. ✨ The Ordinary - 100% Niacinamide Powder
$5.80 for 20grams of powder. Claims: 100% niacinamide powder offers the most direct topical exposure to target visible shine, enlarged pores, and irregular skin texture. The powder format offers a DIY experience that allows you to to personalize your usage based on your preferences. This powder format offers versatility in combining the benefits of niacinamide with the benefits of other non-conflicting treatments like peptide serums to address multiple concerns at once. How to use: Mix a quarter scoop (this is a bit difficult) of the spoon provided, with a water based treatment in the palm of your hand and apply to the face am and pm. Wash hands throughly after handling. Notes: Do not mix with topical vitamin C in the same skin care regimen. If you use vitamin C, you can use one in the am and one in the pm. It is also recommended you do not mix with direct acids. My experience: I have been using this powder for about a full week now. I personally love the option to mix my own serum “recipe.” I add it to my Hyaluronic Acid in the pm and do the same thing with my vitamin c powder in the am. It does create another step to my routine so if you are all about quick and easy I would recommend sticking with the pre-made serum. It can be a bit difficult to make sure you are getting only 1/4 of a spoonful into your base serum and I’m not sure why they don’t just make a correctly sized scoop but I’ve gotten it down pat pretty much. I make sure that I mix extremely well, otherwise it will be gritty when applied. It absorbs super quick and doesn’t leave any sticky residue but I always wait 5 minutes before moving on to my next step. ❤️ Results so far: I have noticed oil control and it seems my pores are smaller but I think that also has to do with the pore flush product I use. The major thing is that my redness seems to be improving and I’m extremely happy about that. I’m really hoping the redness is gone with more use! My skin definitely seems to be loving the products I’m using right now and I will finish the container and reevaluate from there. ✨Pros— Fun DIY aspect Very affordable Seems to be helping my redness, oily skin, and pore size. You can combine this with other treatments to make your own formula. 😩Cons— You need to do a lot of research on this before using. You might be tempted thinking more is better but it’s not. You need to make sure to only use what’s directed or even less. It’s hard to measure the correct amount. Niacinamide powder is very unstable and can go bad very quickly. Verdict—- I do like this powder BUT I think I’d just buy the serum next time and unless you are someone very advanced in skincare I’d recommend you to just buy the serum as well ❤️
Sep. 23
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abigperezi do really like it smell
Sep. 24
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NEW ALERT! The Ordinary 100% Niacinamide Powder🤗
It's been a while since they released something new!!! 🤩🤩🤩I'm so excited to share this newly released product by The Ordinary! The YouTuber Sincerely Miss Ash also had shared here review with us! Let's welcome the newest product from The Ordinary The Ordinary - 100% Niacinamide Powderas well as Sincerely Miss Ash's review! The brand is known for its smart serums, which make dermatologist-approved ingredients such as lactic acid, retinol, and vitamin C easy to understand and use, the new product is very different. In fact, it's a first for The Ordinary. Enter: 100% Niacinamide Powder. Sincerely Miss Ash's Review: She loves how unique this product is because you can customize this to however you like using certain products. And she can find this help with her blemish, texture, and oil production. What is niacinamide in skincare? Niacinamide is also known as vitamin B3, has increased as many of us are looking to streamline our skincare routines and opt for multifunctional skincare. Niacinamide fits the bill. A daily dose helps reduce excess oil (potentially preventing breakouts), minimize the appearance of large pores, repair the skin's barrier to keep issues such as dryness and irritation at bay and reduce inflamed red skin. Touted by skin experts as an ingredient that is well tolerated by sensitive skin, it can be used in the morning and in the evening, making it an easy all-rounder. 100% NiacinamideI Powder VS Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%: If you're a fan of The Ordinary, you'll know that the range already boasts a niacinamide product: Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, $10.60/60ml. Adored by influencers, beauty editors, and facialists alike, the serum has rave reviews and is always selling out. So what makes the powder different? According to the brand, 100% Niacinamide Powder "offers the most direct topical exposure of niacinamide". In other words, you can personalize how much you use and it is very easily combined with other skincare products in your routines, such as serums and moisturizers. Even better, it's only $6.70/20g. How do you use The Ordinary's 100% Niacinamide Powder? "The Ordinary’s 100% Niacinamide Powder can be mixed into any non-conflicting, water-based treatment," explains Prudvi Kaka, Deciem's chief scientific officer. When it comes to the choice of water-based products to mix with the formula, there are several options available. Prudvi suggests hyaluronic acid (namely serum Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, or moisturizer Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA). You could also use the popular serum "Buffet" + Copper Peptides 1%. The product comes with a small measuring spoon and the label instructs mixing a quarter of a spoonful with a water-based product. You can use the amount you want a mix with any your favorite skincare products Does niacinamide conflict with any skincare ingredients? This is the part you want to pay more attention to if you want to use this product! There are some ingredients niacinamide doesn't pair well with. "We do not recommend combining 100% Niacinamide Powder with vitamin C, and vitamin C derivatives," says Prudvi. This is because niacinamide has the potential to affect how well vitamin C works. "When combined, this also may cause a chemical discoloration of the product," adds Prudvi, "which increases chances of developing facial flushing," aka redness. If you want to use both products, alternate between them advises Prudvi. For example, apply a vitamin C serum one morning (followed by SPF) and niacinamide mixed with a plain, water-based moisturizer the next. (Information get from refinery29) ❤️Hope you guys find this helpful and enjoy my post~~~
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Niacinamide or VC Powder? | The Ordinary Review
The Ordinary - 100% Niacinamide Powder Ordinary recently released Niacinamide powder (100% niacinamide powder) as a loyal powder. I immediately stocked two bottles, but the two tubing bloggers I have followed these days ♥️Lab Muffin Beauty Science and ♥️ Dr.Dray do not recommend niacinamide Fans and VC fans suddenly collapsed at that time🤯 Niacinamide and VC powder still have a certain reputation in the public evaluation and various media, but the two YouTube bloggers analyzed the composition from the perspective of some misunderstandings that may occur, etc. These I will explain in the following 🔹User Guide Niacinamide powder and VC powder are both very pure. They can be used as an embellishment for your current skin care, but it is not recommended to add too much at one time because the current research shows that only 5% niacinamide will exert its greatest advantage. There is no other proof that says yours. The higher the ratio of ingredients, the better the effect of using VC powder. Too much dosage will make the face more sensitive, so you must not be greedy when using the ratio. 🔹How to measure Since the ratio must not be greedy, but how to measure it? TO stated on the official website that only a little bit of VC powder is needed, and the dosage of nicotinamide powder only needs to be one-fourth of the small spoon provided. If you can See how small the spoon on the picture is, you know how troublesome it is to take a quarter of the amount 🔹Safety In addition to improper collocation, this safety also refers to the instability of VC. VC is easily oxidized (yellowing). Once improperly stored, VC powder is easily deteriorated. Compared with niacinamide powder, VC powder needs to be matched with some creams or essences with a PH value of about 4 (weakly acidic). Will be better absorbed There are various signs that I am not good at chemistry. But are the niacinamide powder and VC powder of T.O’s family useful? From my sense of use, it is [some] Why? First of all, I am a wall skin, and secondly, from the first time I DIY VC powder on my face, I have not used it on my face. The first is too grainy and the second is really super troublesome. And my face does not need to be whitened, but my neck and body need to be digged and mixed. My body milk may be thick and there is no discomfort, but I did not tan this year. One is the diligent maintenance and the other is the cause of the epidemic. The frequency has also decreased Generally speaking, I still recommend the two products on the premise that you know how to use them and how to use them, and the price/performance ratio is so high that you can't buy them. Of course, I'm talking about Canadian currency. If you are not in Canada and you can't guarantee the proper channels and products. Not recommended to buy
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My Holy Grail for Adult & Hormonal Acne
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I’m super excited to start recording and sharing my skin care journey. I’ve loved skincare since my teens and have always enjoyed trying new products, but being acne prone and having sensitive skin, trying new stuff hasn’t always been super thrilling! Now that I’m learning more about some great brands (that sadly weren’t around when I was a teen) I’m excited to branch out and try some more that will work for my skin. I have combination and sensitive skin that really changes with the weather. It’s really dry where I live, so even though my skin is prone to oiliness, it often has dry patches and even damage from the dry, winter air. One problem I’ve been having for the past year or two is adult hormonal acne around my jawline. Spot treatments were effective for pimples with a head, but I could not get rid of the bumps that started forming under my skin along my jaw. Not only were they not going away, but more were appearing. Then came The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% I’m not going to lie, I didn’t understand how to use this at first. I thought it was for pimples and it would get rid of my breakouts. I tried it a couple times and felt like it didn’t do anything and there it sat on my shelf for months. But one day, when I was at a total loss with these bumps under my skin, I decided to spread some of this serum all over my jawline before bed. The next morning, 75% of the bumps were gone! My skin was so irritated and it felt like this product was some magic eraser for this freaked out areas of my skin. I’ve since learned a bit more about what Niacinimide and Zinc is supposed to do — like calming irritation and reducing dark spots — and I am totally in love with this product. I now use this product AM and PM under my moisturizer, focusing on areas that have more irritation and dark red areas leftover from pimples. I’m interested in trying other Niacinimide serums, like the one from The Inkey List, but it’s likely I will keep buying this great product for a long time.
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Love from yours  + the ordinary glycolic acid💖
Love from yours + the ordinary glycolic acid💖
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TOP 3 FOR ACNE PRONE SKIN
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1. BLUME - Meltdown Oil for Acne-Prone Skin wow. Wow. Wow. She’s great. I use this product as a spot treatment directly on active spots. Also on budding cystic acne she breaks it down pretty quickly (1-3days it’s GONE). I’ve seen others mix in with moisturizer - my skin needs to soak this product in separately in order to actually gain the benefits of a moisturizer afterwards. I use this twice ++++ daily and I have NOT burned/over dried. Highly suggest if you have acne prone skin/combo/mild cystic acne like myself. The scent/colour is purely a result of the natural oils inside* 2. The Ordinary - Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2% THE BEST VIT C serum I have tried. I mix this in with a moisturizer in the morning/evening and damn what a glow getter. I’m on my second lil bottle and will continue to repurchase as not only the price point (which is a bargain at $10) but the very real benefits are astounding. Again, doesn’t dry me out. Helps immensely with uneven skin tone, REDNESS, dark spots/lifting acne scars. You will see results over time, remember exfoliating serums/products take weeks!! Just a few drops will do!! 3. The Ordinary - Retinol 0.2% in Squalane This was my first time introducing a retinol to my regime (hence the very low %, if you’re beginning I suggest this). A game changer. As I’ve reached a point with my acne where I feel it’s relatively under control (knock on wood) I felt I could begin a retinol and not fear the wrath of burnt broken skin. I have deep set wrinkles on my forehead/crows feet (thank u astigmatism) and use this product 1-2 times a week exclusively at NIGHT depending on how my acne is doing. My face does have a slight warmth to it directly after use but I promise it is not a slow burning of your skin. It is simply the retinol doing its job and driving blood to the surface for collagen production/cell turnover. This is another product where results take weeks to become visible but like anything skincare related, it takes its sweet time. These are my HOLY GRAIL products. My skin simply cannot survive without them. I hope some of the info was helpful/informative!!!
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