Building the perfect skin care routine is as much an art as it is a science. Speaking of science, have you ever worried that you’re creating the perfect storm of active ingredients that will conspire together to burn your face off?
Maybe that’s a little extreme, but you still have to wonder: Can your favorite glow tonic and your favorite retinol serum play nicely together? Can you mix a potent vitamin C serum with a glycolic acid-packed cleanser? All of the possible combinations and nuances can get a bit confusing so we talked with two board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Mona Gohara and Dr. Purvisha Patel, to learn how best to mix our favorite skin care ingredients. Keep reading for their dos and don’t’s.
This article originally appeared on TotalBeauty.com