Our 5 Best serums for every skin type
Serums: What are they, and should you be using one?
A serum is usually a gel or thin liquid with highly concentrated, active ingredients. Think of a super-powered, antioxidant packed 'multivitamin' for the face. Serum's deliver more targeted results thanks to potent formulations and their ability to penetrate the skin much deeper than a moisturiser can.
You’re never too young to start using a serum, the key is to choose the right serum for your age and skin concerns. Here are our top picks to suit a variety of skin conditions:
1: Hydropeptide Redefining Serum, $199
This specialized anti-aging serum addresses multiple signs of aging while it promotes a blemish-free complexion. Bacteria fighting peptides and salicylic acid go to work against clogged pores and excess oil, while hyaluronic acid delivers lightweight, oil-free moisture. The oil free formula balances hydration, gently exfoliates and helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles.
Perfect for: Congested, acne prone skin.
Surge is a complexion-quenching Hyaluronic Acid Booster that deeply hydrates the skin to help visibly plump and reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles for a healthier, more radiant-looking complexion. Featuring Niacinamide, Hyaluronic Acid & Kiwi Fruit Water this powerful serum improves skin texture, hydrates and brightens the skin’s appearance.
Perfect for: Dry, dehydrated skin.
3: Thalgo Redensifying Serum, $124
This hero Exception Marine product resculpts the contours, plumps the skin and fills out wrinkles. Featuring the Patented Marine Replenishment Complex and super-activated by Hyaluronic Acid to support skin density and correct overall slackening. When used regularly, the skin regains its luminosity, radiance, clarity and colour accentuates the cheekbones. The complexion is progressively more uniform and even. The epidermis is densified, wrinkles and fine lines are smoothed.
Perfect for: Dry, mature skins with advanced signs of ageing.
4: LightStim Photo Serum, $70
This clear serum contains LED light-activated photosomes, hyaluronic acid and pentavitin. A unique combination of peptides and amino acids which when used in conjunction with LightStim LED light, helps to nourish and hydrate, revealing a smoother, fresher, younger-looking skin. Helps smooth, hydrate and replenish skin. This product is specifically formulated to work in conjunction with LightStim LED device.
Perfect for: Everyone! LED LightStim Treatment is safe for all skin types and has multi-benefits for all skin types and conditions.
5: ASAP Super C Serum, $89
ASAP super C serum is a unique combination of three of the most powerful antioxidants, Vitamin C (as L-ascorbic acid), Pycnogenol and Idebenone. Scientifically formulated to reduce the visible signs of premature ageing caused by the sun and other environmental damage. Daily use of Vitamin C promotes skin radiance and clarity.
Perfect for: Dull, sun-damaged and hyperpigmented skin.
Whether you're already a serum convert, or looking to supercharge your skincare routine for the first time, check out these options to help you get the skin of your dreams.