A Beginner's Guide to Serums

Guess what’s become the next big thing to use after a cleanser and before a moisturizer? You guessed it, serums! If you’ve been using serums for some time now, you know the benefits and can see the results. But if you’re new to this skin care ritual, let us tell you all there is to know about serums and of course the benefits of face serum too! 

What Is A Face Serum?

Face serums penetrate deep into your skin like a light moisturizer of sorts and tackle problems like acne, pigmentation, sun damage and wrinkles. These magic potions contain antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins that work to repair the structure of skin cells, increasing skin radiance and skin health! It hydrates your face but also addresses skin issues that you make have, which makes them super useful and extremely popular.

How to Use?

After washing your face with a cleanser, simply layer your skin with serum. A few drops of the right face serum are enough per use. If you're wondering how to use face serum with moisturizer, here's your answer. If your skin is dry, you can layer it with a moisturizer that will seal in the ingredients. Whereas if you have oilier skin, you can do without the moisturizer. This actually is the best part of using a serum, depending on your skin type you can layer products and make your skin care regime work for you!

For the best results, we recommend using a serum twice a day. In the morning and once at night. During the day, you can also use a sunscreen after using your serum. This way, you also protect your skin from harsh UV rays.

Now comes the most important question - which serum is meant for your skin. The answer totally depends on your needs, and the problems you wish to tackle. We’re sharing three serums that are designed for dry, oily and normal skin; and telling you what they’re best used for. The Kakadu Plum present in all three serums is enriched with vitamin C, which delays, reverses and prevents skin aging.

Soothe Serum for Dry and Sensitive Skin

Thanks to Soothe Serum’s antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties, you can address the redness of your skin in no time. The Rosehip fruit oil replenishes dry, dehydrated and sensitive skin, while Vitamin E rich Argan oil, Sweet almond oil & Aloe Vera help with hydration. Not to forget the Tasman pepper fruit extract, which instantly calms & soothes your skin.

Protect Serum for All Skin Types

Ideal for fitness enthusiasts, this serum hydrates and soothes your skin while reducing the post workout redness and irritation. The Lime pearl fruit extract exfoliates and recharges your skin, while pomegranate fruit extract revives your skin. The Protect Serum is ideal to tackle the runner’s face or sagging cheeks caused due to excessive exercise.

Cleanse Serum for Oily Skin and Pore Reduction

If you want to tackle enlarged pores, this serum’s the one you’re looking for. It helps balance the skin, as tea tree oil cleanses the skin and reduces oiliness. The serum unclogs your pores from oil, dead cells, dirt and makeup. Argan oil soothes and hydrates the skin, while Mastic Tree Resin reduces pore size, shininess, and skin impurities.

Now that you know everything there is to know about serums, when will you begin to use them?

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