When applying skincare products, should one wait a specific time

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Hi Dr, when applying skincare products, should one wait a specific time before applying the next product?

Submitted by Naturaldiva on 12 January 2015

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Thanks very much for this question. When it comes to your active products (ie your serum, moisturiser and sunblock), generally no, it’s not necessary to wait. I would, however, wait 10-15mins before applying my make-up. There are a few exceptions, when it comes to some prescription products, but generally, with other products, waiting is not necessary.

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