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Help me start my skincare!

My name is Mir. I started using The Ordinary recently to start to take care of my skin. I'm 23 and have acne prone, combination skin. My acne tends to scar and I have very dark under eye bags but they aren't puffy, they are very sunken in. I've been using the ordinary for a few days and my skin is very red, gets red nearly instantly and is so very itchy, particularly on my neck area. I'm interested in k-beauty but I honestly just want to take care of my skin. What is a good basic/starting routine for someone with depression? 

Re: Help me start my skincare!

Hi @oneandonlymir ! What's your current skincare routine, including the specific The Ordinary products you use? 


A good basic routine is simply wash, moisturize, and (in the morning) apply sunscreen. For acne, a salicylic acid product can help. If your acne scars are dark marks, azelaic acid can help reduce their appearance. I don't want to recommend specific products without knowing what you already use. 🙂 

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