What is face serum?
A face serum is a skincare product that is lightweight and contains a high concentration of active ingredients. Active ingredients such as Vitamin C, Hyaluronic Acid & Glycolic Acid to name a few are typical ingredients within many face serums.
What’s the difference between a serum and typical moisturisers?
Typical moisturisers contain ingredients that help moisturise your skin however the active ingredients in face serums is what makes them so effective at reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Are there face serums for different skin conditions?
There are a number of face serums available to purchase but choosing the right one for your specific skin type is important. If you suffer from dry skin, oily skin or sensitive skin there are products specifically formulated to help with your type.
The main benefits of face serums
The most obvious benefits of using a face serum as part of your skincare routine is the fact that they hydrate your skin giving it a brighter and younger appearance. Fine lines and wrinkles appear reduced and generally your skin will look in better condition than if you had not used it.
How to use face serum
- The first step when applying a face serum is to properly cleanse the skin. If you also tone the skin then we recommend that you do this before the application of face serum as well.
- Once the skin is dry, apply 2 -3 drops to your face and neck. You will notice that a little goes a long way when rubbing the serum into your skin.
- Use your fingertips to delicately massage in the serum into your skin.
- Once the serum has dried you can apply any moisturiser products at this stage.
Where can you use face serum?
It should be applied to all areas of your face and neck that are in need of treatment. If you additionally use an eye serum then you should gently apply to that area of the face.
When is the best time to use face serum?
Face serum can be used up to twice a day, once in the morning and once at night before you sleep. Remember to always cleanse the skin and apply toner before you apply the serum no matter what time of day you apply the face serum.