Beauty

Here's the Exact Amount of Beauty Product You Should Use at a Time

Because a little goes a long way.
IMAGE Camila Mendes | instagram.com/camimendes

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:

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

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.

your REACTION
HEART

6

BOO

0

CUTE

0

EWW

0

OMG

0

YAY

0

/////////////////////////////
COMMENTS. JOIN THE DISCUSSION BELOW!
VIEW more ARTICLES ABOUT
Recommended Videos
About the author
Ira Nopuente for Cosmo.ph
VIEW OTHER ARTICLES FROM Ira Nopuente for Cosmo.ph
Comments
latest on CandyMag.com
 
x
Share
While there is still a long way to go, it's become so much easier to find like-minded people who share the same cause.
 
x
Share
It's a game for those who love to play around and break the rules.
 
x
Share
Truth is, you don't need to spend a lot to achieve the feed of your dreams or build your portfolio.
 
x
Share
Feel good by smelling good, without shelling out a big chunk of your allowance!
 
x
Share
Ward of the bad juju with the auspicious color red and the happy mouse.
 
x
Share
Geraldine is part of Candy Rookies 2020, a group of influential and aspirational college students handpicked to represent #GenerationCandy in the year to come.
 
x
Share
 
x
Share
LOAD MORE ARTICLES