Unlock Radiance: Perfect Pairings of Skincare Ingredients

Sometimes our favourite skincare ingredients work better in pairs. The relationship between these dynamic duos allows them to work even better than they would on their own! For instance, did you know your trusted retinol should be used with hyaluronic acid to maximise benefits?

Explore the synergy of skincare's power couples and discover how combining your favourite ingredients can amplify results. The result? Smoother, brighter, and healthier-looking skin as you embrace the magic of pairing up your skincare essentials.

Vitamin C and SPF

Think of Vitamin C and SPF as the power couple of the skincare world. Vitamin C's antioxidant properties boost the abilities of SPF, giving you increased protection against sun damage. This duo can also prevent dark spots, pigmentation, and fine lines. So, the next time you reach for your trusted SPF, don't forget to apply a Vitamin C serum before.

Timeless Skin Care 20% Vitamin C Serum + Vitamin E + Ferulic Acid

Give your skin a megadose of Vitamin C. This serum brightens skin, builds collagen, and evens out tone. Enhanced with Vitamin E & Ferulic Acid, this serum is a great pick me up for dull, discolored, and stressed skin, and protection against environmental pollutants.

COSRX Vitamin E Vitalizing Sunscreen SPF 50+

Boosted by the antioxidant protection and hydrating factor of vitamin E, plus silica to mimic the function of a healthy skin barrier. Best of all, it's melanin-friendly and leaves zero white cast! 


Retinol, Hyaluronic Acid and SPF

Retinol is the gold standard anti ageing super hero ingredient, but it is also one that often causes irritation. However, pairing it with a humectant like hyaluronic acid keeps the skin moisturised and minimises any irritation.

Obagi OBAGI360 Retinol 0.5

Obagi OBAGI360 Retinol 0.5

Highly effective Retinol is a cream-based formula that helps to renew your skin and gently releases ingredients to minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while promoting skin turnover to help reduce visible signs of skin aging with minimal irritation. 

COSRX The Hyaluronic Acid 3 Serum

COSRX The Hyaluronic Acid 3 Serum

Deeply hydrating serum that helps ensure moisture is better absorbed leaving dry and dehydrated skin dewy with hydration. Infused with 3% hyaluronic acid, an active ingredient capable of absorbing up to 1,000 times its weight in water, to provide intense, skin plumping hydration


Niacinamide Acid and Salicylic Acid

Niacinamide, or vitamin B3, treats hyperpigmentation and works as an anti ageing agent. On the other hand, salicylic acid is a BHA that is effective on acne-prone skin. When paired, these ingredients take care of a wide range of skincare issues-from preventing breakouts and cleaning pores, to fighting off signs of ageing.

The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

A high-strength vitamin and mineral blemish formula that reduces the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion. With 10% concentration of Niacinamide, and 1% concentration of Zinc, it balances visible aspects of sebum activity, thereby reducing the appearance of textural irregularities,

Caudalie Vinopure Blemish Control Salicylic Serum

This ultra-light serum has the highest concentration of natural salicylic acid to purify pores, zap blemishes, and purge excess oil, blackheads, and bacteria. Powerful yet soothing, this serum is safe for sensitive skin and combination to oily skin, as well as those with hormonal breakouts.

AHA's and BHA’s

AHA's and BHA’s
AHA's and BHA's are water-soluble and exfoliate the skin's surface, and oil-soluble BHAs penetrate deep into the layers of skin and work their magic. BHAs loosen the connection between dead skin cells, and AHAs slough them away.

COSRX Refresh AHA BHA Vitamin C Daily Toner

COSRX Refresh AHA BHA Vitamin C Daily Toner

This toner helps to smoothen and brighten skin. AHA and BHA provide gentle exfoliation of the skin and helps to control sebum. Whereas, Vitamin C and Niacinamide helps to brighten and improve skin tone.

Peter Thomas Roth AHA/BHA Acne Clearing Gel

A deep pore clearing gel to treat and control acne blemishes Combines AHA with BHA to create synergistic action Penetrates into skin to clear up & prevent pores from clogging.