It's easy to go trigger-happy while applying our skin care products—especially when there's enough product to last you weeks before having to buy a new one. We sometimes think that using more makeup makes it work faster as it becomes more effective, but this, Candy Girls, is a myth. It's better to use the right amount so as not to saturate the skin with active ingredients and to avoid wasting product. To serve as a quick guide, we found LA-based, self-confessed makeup junkie Dana Waldie's Instagram post that explains it in a nutshell:
Dana also explains that if you're using high-quality products, a little goes a long way. To incorporate this further into your routine, master how to identify a pea-sized amount—especially for your serums and eye cream. You may also use our P1 coin as reference for your masks, face creams and moisturizers.
This story originally appeared on Femalenetwork.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Candymag.com editors.