You might have heard about face serums or may have used them. But do you actually know what are serums and why one should use them?
How does Serum work?Serums are the most talked-about skincare product. You should apply your serum after you cleanse but right before you moisturize. The serum has the power to deliver immensely effective ingredients right into the skin. A serum does this task better than any other product because it is made up of tiny molecules. These molecules have the potential to penetrate deep into the skin. Because of the small molecules and high concentration of effective ingredients. A serum is the best tool to quickly get rid of signs of aging like wrinkles.
A Serum is not a Moisturizer
Undoubtedly, serums have the power to moisturize because of its moisturizing ingredients. But this does not make in an alternate of a moisturizer.
Types of serumsThere are several types of serums
- Water-based serums: Traditional serums are water-based, they are supposed to go under the cream to penetrate the skin.
- Oil-based serums: An oil-based serum should go on the top of your moisturizer because they have comparatively bigger molecules. Their role is to make the cream last long.
Essence serums: You should apply an essence serum after cleansing but before moisturizing. They function as a targeted skincare product apart from hydration. There are a number of brands who refer to their serums as essence.
How to select the right serum?
To select the right serum for your skin, you must know the purpose of using the product. The purpose can be recognized by the characteristics of your skin. Is your face prone to acne? Do you have wrinkles and fine lines? Do you want a product to brighten your skin?
If you want to get rid of dullness. You need a serum to brighten your skin. The best brightening ingredient is Vitamin- C. It has the power to stabilize and create collagen molecules. In other words, a product with Vitamin-C helps in the reduction of dark spots, gets rid of uneven skin tone and wrinkles. It will make your skin firm and plump.
If you are looking for a serum to make your skin look younger, you need a product that contains Bakuchiol, Squalane, and Hyaluronic Acid. All these ingredients have skin replenishing qualities. They have the potential to make your skin more elastic which leads to the elimination of wrinkles and fine lines. These ingredients can help you, age with grace