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Everything You Need to Know About Serums (But Were Afraid To Ask!)

We all know the basics about moisturizers, toners and cleansers. And we also ‘think’ that we know what serums are. A water-like thingy that you put on the face. And you might also won’t be minding using it whenever you feel like.

Everything You Need to Know About Serums
Everything You Need to Know About Serums

Serums are very popular nowadays. But what exactly is the hype all about? Do you really need them?

It’s about time we learned a thing or two about these true workhorses of any product line.

Serum is a skincare product you can apply to your skin after cleansing but before moisturising. It helps deliver powerful ingredients directly into the skin.

Moisturisers, cleansing waters, serum-mists, purifying essences—they all sort of look, feel and sound the same. So here’s a breakdown of the distinctions:

  • MOISTURISERS and creams are richer and create a barrier on top of the skin. This barrier helps to keep all that good stuff in. Serums can be full of moisturizing ingredients to help skin retain moisture. But, that doesn’t make them moisturizers in the traditional sense.
  • TONERS, also called softeners which help to balance your skin’s pH levels and prep your skin with a bit of hydration. As a result of that, it can better absorb the following treatments. You can apply the toner with your fingertips or a cotton pad.
  • ESSENCES aid in cell turnover, leading to smoother texture over time. It also provides the skin with nourishing vitamins. So, pat it on your skin with your hands for best absorption.
  • You can use Toners and essences as prep before the main treatment. However, you an use SERUM as an ultra-concentrated essence designed to target a specific skin concern. The concern can be dark spots, large pores, wrinkles or acne. Therefore, helping you say goodbye to signs of ageing!

Also, check out our YouTube video on How To Use Serum.

Let’s have a look at 6 different serums and how they benefit your skin:

The Body Shop Drops Of Youth- Youth Concentrate

The Body Shop Drops Of Youth- Youth Concentrate Serums
The Body Shop Drops Of Youth- Youth Concentrate

Designed to combat the first signs of ageing, Drops of Youth™ enhances the skin’s condition. It makes your skin look fresher, smoother and healthier. First of all, this serum contains absolutely no silicon or parabens. Secondly, an amazing 99% of its ingredients are natural in origin. Therefore, this little bottle is packed with science, nature and technology!

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Dynamic Hydration Serum

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Dynamic Hydration Serums, 30ml
Vichy Aqualia Thermal Dynamic Hydration Serum, 30ml

This serum is concentrated with Thermal Spa Water and enriched with hyaluronic acid. Aqualia Thermal Serum soothes and helps protect the skin from daily aggressions. Skin is left intensely hydrated. Designed for women with sensitive, dehydrated normal to combination skin. For people looking for long-lasting effective and sensorial hydration.

Avene Sensitive White Serum, Whitening Essence

 

Avene Sensitive White Serum, Whitening Essence

Avene Sensitive White line combines effective ingredients carefully selected in high-tolerence formulas. These ingredients are Myrtle extract, plant extract rich in anti-radical polyphenols. It regulates the skin’s pigmentation process for a deep whitening effect. Ascorbyl glucoside, stabilized Vitamin C precursor, for a surface whitening effect.

Yves Rocher Sebo Vegetal Pore Minimising Serum

Yves Rocher Sebo Vegetal Pore Minimising Serums
Yves Rocher Sebo Vegetal Pore Minimising Serum

The Pore Minimising Serum absorbs excess sebum, unclogs and minimises pores. This serum is enriched with Baikal Powder. As a result, this serum also helps refine and mattify combination or oily skin textures.

Biotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening

Biotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening Serums, 40 ml
Biotique Bio Dandelion Ageless Lightening Serum, 40 ml

This lightening serum is a rare combination ingredients. It contains pure dandelion, Vitamin E, blended with nutmeg oil. This serum helps brighten skin and fade dark spots. It also helps reduce wrinkles for a flawless complexion.

Vya Naturals Vitamin C Serum

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Vya Natural’s Anti Aging and Skin Brightening Serum contains Vitamin C. It evens skin tone, dark spots and hyperpigmentation. Besides that, it also provides advanced antioxidants to protect against free radical damage. Hence, Vitamin C Serum from Vya Naturals helps you achieve smooth and clear skin.

And that’s all folks! We now pronounce you the Queen of Serums 🙂

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