Skin treat: 10 best face serums
Turbo charge your skincare regime with a concentrated serum that packs a serious anti-ageing punch
Thursday 13 March 2014
Serums are often the priciest element to a skincare routine
because they contain concentrated key ingredients. Unlike a
moisturiser, they aren't packed out with thickening ingredients to
lock in moisture. They have smaller molecules too, so skin absorbs
them faster and deeper than a moisturiser – you only really need a
tiny pea-sized amount, so despite the expense, they will last
Apply to wet skin to speed up penetration and then once dry, pop your moisturiser on top. Think of serums as the cure; they undo previous damage or combat specific issues such as ageing, acne, sun damage, or dehydration. We've worked our way from Vichy's Skin Idealia Life to The Organic Pharmacy Anti-Oxidant to find the best performing serums out there.
Click on the gallery to see the IndyBest buys
I'm a sucker for sumptuous scents in my skincare routine, but they need to be hard-working with great results too. The Organic Pharmacy Anti-Oxidant Serum smells divine, works a treat and is chemical-free. Oskia Get Up & Glow and ESPA Optimal Skin Pro Serum both transformed my skin after just a couple of weeks of use.
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