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laurahead108

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Hi,

I'm using a DIY Vit C serum made from:

• 1/4 teaspoon of ascorbic acid (Vit-C) powder

• 5 ml distilled water

• 5 ml of propylene glycol

I'd like to incorporate niacinamide and glucosamine into my routine. Can I add them to this serum, or do I need to make something different? Sorry for this newbie question, I've tried to figure it out from previous posts, but am still unclear.
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I don't like the ingredients in your serum. Propylene glycol should be kept below 1%, the ascorbic accid is unstable and there will be bugs grwing in this mix.

Why waste good niacinamide in such a mix?

Why not start with a good serum, and maybe add niacinamide?

The whole point of DIY (do it yourself) is to improve on already existent products.

I suggest you look at the ingredients in our let's make collagen serum.

laurahead108

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Bugs? Oh man, not what I want to hear. I make it every other day and keep it in the fridge. Thought that would be adequate. Down the sink it goes.

I'm looking for an antiox, esp. Vitamin C, and something to lighten some chronic redness (not rosacea). Your LMCollagen serum looks like a good match. Should I add niacinimide to it? If you have any other suggestions fort additions/substitutions, I am appreciative.

Many thanks for your feed-back,
laura

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Some people may react to niacinamide with flushing, so go slowly.
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