Whether you’ve got your skin-care routine down pat or you’re still looking for the perfect combination, there is a crucial detail you might be overlooking: The order in which you apply your products.
Turns out, your skin type determines how you should apply your cleanser, eye cream, anti-acne treatment, moisturizer, and SPF for optimal effectiveness, according to Leslie Baumann, M.D., founder and CEO of Baumann Cosmetic & Research Institute—and the brains behind a widely adopted scientific skin typing system. Whether you have oily skin or you struggle with dryness, find out the ideal order for your routine:
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