Are you investing in new skin care products? Give them plenty of time to work. See the time frame for some common skin care products/ingredients below.
Ingredients What it Does Results In
Alpha Hydroxy Acids Exfoliates Right Away
Ceramides Moisturizes and Protects Within Minutes
Hyaluronic Acid Plumps Skin Within Minutes
Caffeine Depuffs Within a few hours
Salicylic Acid Treats Acne Within a few hours
Vitamin C Brightens dark spots 3 - 6 weeks
Retinol Smooths Wrinkles 8 - 12 weeks
Benzoyl Peroxide Treats Acne 12 weeks
Please note this list is an estimation.
The time that results can be seen can change depending on the environment in which you live, the lifestyle you maintain, your diet and the overall health of the skin. See an esthetician to achieve specific skin care goals.