November 25, 2015 03:00 ET

Using Multiple Skincare Formulas: The Art of Layering -- Presented by

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 25, 2015) - Some women have multiple skin flaws and concerns, which means they may need to use more than one beauty product in their daily routine. But putting on products in the wrong order can lead to pilling, runny makeup and other beauty snafus. So what's the trick to using multiple products flawlessly? The latest article by, "Beauty Combinations for Effective Skincare: How to Layer Your Skincare Formulas for Optimal Results," discusses how putting on skincare products in the right order will provide the best results for women wanting to look and feel their best.

Skincare products are generally classified as occlusive and non-occlusive -- what do these terms mean? Why should non-occlusive products be applied first? What types of products are classified as occlusive? Why is using a toner or essence an important first step? How does using an exfoliant benefit other skincare products? Why should products with clumping ingredients -- such as makeup -- be applied last? Why is timing important in the application of multiple skincare products?

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About -- "Your Source for Intelligent Skin Care" is the online source for consumers seeking intelligent beauty and skin care news, advice, tips and articles. Founded in 2005, features articles, news items and frequently asked questions on skincare and beauty-related issues. is located in Sacramento, California, but receives visitors from all around the world. For more information, visit