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How to get the best results from Plum Niacinamide Face Serum with Rice Water

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If you are looking for an all-in-one face serum, the 10% niacinamide face serum can be a game-changer. But if you are a beginner, you can start with lower concentrations such as Plum 5% niacinamide face serum. Packed with unique ingredients and powerful benefits, here's what you need to know about this niacinamide face serum:

How to use niacinamide serum with rice water?

  1. Begin by cleansing your face thoroughly. A clean face aids in better absorption and gives better results.
  2. Use the handy dropper provided with the serum to dispense a few drops onto your fingertips.
  3. Apply 2-3 drops of the serum evenly to your face & neck and gently dab it in.
  4. Follow up with a niacinamide gel moisturizer and a niacinamide hybrid sunscreen for best results.

* Always patch-test your product before incorporating it into your skincare routine.

To patch test, apply the serum to the inside of your elbow and wait at least 24 hours to see its reaction on your skin. If there is no irritation, itching, or redness, the product is safe to use.

When to apply niacinamide serum?

Plum 10% niacinamide face serum with rice water is lightweight with a milky texture that can be incorporated into your daily morning and evening routines. 

Should you use 5% niacinamide face serum or 10% face serum?

Serums contain active ingredients in concentrated form. Therefore, if you are a beginner to facial serums, start with 5% and increase as per your skin’s tolerance. If your skin is used to active ingredients in a serum formulation, you can use 10% after doing a patch test.

What to use with niacinamide face serum?

1. Hyaluronic acid

Consider pairing your niacinamide face serum with hyaluronic acid for an enhanced skincare regimen.

Combining niacinamide with hyaluronic acid can brighten, hydrate, and plump up your skin.

Apply niacinamide serum on a cleansed skin and let it absorb. After a few seconds, follow up with hyaluronic acid face serum.

2. Salicylic acid

Salicylic acid serum helps clear excess oil from the skin while niacinamide fades blemishes and brightens the skin. Using them together can increase their efficiency for clear and glowing skin.

Apply salicylic acid serum on a clean face and let it absorb completely. After a few minutes, follow up with the niacinamide face serum.

3. Alpha arbutin

While alpha arbutin helps fade pigmentation, niacinamide brightens your skin. Layer them together for clear, radiant skin.

Apply alpha-arbutin serum on a cleansed face and let it absorb completely. After a few minutes, follow up with the niacinamide face serum.

What is a ‘must do’ with niacinamide serum?

Applying sunscreen at the end of your skincare routine is a must. Whether you are using a 5% niacinamide or a 10% niacinamide, ensure to follow up with a broad-spectrum sunscreen generously to avoid sun damage.

What Not-to-do with niacinamide face serum?

1. Do not pair it with retinol in the morning routine

Avoid layering your niacinamide serum with retinol products in your morning routine. This combination can sometimes be too intense for your skin. You can totally use niacinamide and retinol together in your nighttime routine.

Just remember, when it comes to retinol, less is more – try not to use it more than twice a week for the best results.

2. Do not layer 10% niacinamide face serum with 15% vitamin C Serum:

While pairing 5% niacinamide face serum with vitamin C serum is safe, you must not layer a higher concentration like 10% niacinamide serum with the 15% vitamin C serum as it can cause irritation to your skin.

What to expect with niacinamide face serum?

With daily application of the niacinamide face serum, you can expect a reduction in the appearance of dark spots and blemishes.

Furthermore, in a self-assessment consumer study, the consumer panel shared the following reviews:

In just 4 weeks:

83% users saw a reduction in blemishes
3 out of 4 users reported clearer skin
88% users saw visible improvement in skin tone

Additional details

  • This niacinamide serum also contains olive-derived squalane and licorice, which creates a potent concoction for brighter, blissful skin!
  • The combination of niacinamide with rice water helps fade dark spots and blemishes while brightening your skin.

And there you have it—a straightforward user's manual to make the most out of your niacinamide serum. Remember, the key to success is consistency, so incorporate this serum into your daily (AM & PM) routine and let the glow-up begin! ;)

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