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In a skincare dilemma! Please help :(

Hey girls! Hope everyone is well 🙂

I’m in a bit of a dilemma and need your help. I recently purchased The Ordinary’s Ascorbic Acid (8%) + Alpha Arbutin (2%) (the one which has both) because i heard it fights against pigmentation. I bought it to reduce pigmentation around my nose, chin, and mouth and i also want to use it for my dark circles. But the problem is that i heard it also reduces FRECKLES but thats NOT something i want. I love my freckles and i want them to stay. How do i use the product without reducing my freckles??? If i use it only on the lower half of my face and under my eyes will it travel elsewhere while i sleep because its liquid base? If anyone can help me that would mean alot xx 

#theordinary #alphaarbutin 

Re: In a skincare dilemma! Please help :(

Hi @rameennhassan!


It shouldn't mess with your freckles if you just keep it on the pigmentations and make sure it dries before using any other products.  If you're really worried about it, you can use a q- tip to apply it just to the pigmented areas.

Re: In a skincare dilemma! Please help :(

thank you so much! i’ll definitely try the qtip thing. xx

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