What are Serums? How do I know if they are suitable for me?Serums have molecules small enough to penetrate deeper into the skin
Water-soluble ingredients like vitamins, anti-oxidants and acids are well suited for serum formulations. Whereas, ingredients that are lipophilic, like fats and oils, can not be delivered as effectively and are better suited to cream or lotion formulations.
Serums may be used to tackle a variety of common skin problems. These include:
Although serums can be wondrous, they are just one piece of the healthy skin puzzle. Most serums don’t hydrate, which is why a serum + moisture combination is ideal.
Serums may contain the following:
Moisturizer leaves a fine film on the skin and acts as a seal while the serum allows the key ingredients to penetrate deeper. When time allows, let the serum sit for 10-15 minutes before applying moisturizer.
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