The 3 face serums you NEED this winter.
We all know how important moisturising is, but did you know using a serum is just as important? Serums penetrate the skin deeper than a normal moisturiser, and a small amount can go a long way when it comes to these hard-hitting formulas.
A serum is made up of smaller molecules than other skincare, and these molecules sink into the skin, delivering a high concentration of active ingredients from only one tiny pump of serum.
Now that it’s winter (in Australia!), there was never a more important time to start using a serum. I’ve tried and tested a heck of a lot, and narrowed it down to my favourite three serums on the market.
The Body Shop – Drops of Light Brightening Serum
If you’ve got any form of pigmentation (acne scars, dark spots, discoloured skin due to sun damage), this is the serum for you. Not only is it extremely lightweight and hydrating, this luxe serum will leave your skin feeling like velvet.
This serum really soaks into your skin, and will leave even the driest/roughest skin feeling luxurious and hydrated. Try pairing it with just a BB cream and ditch the foundation for the ultimate skin rejuvenation routine.
IT Cosmetics – Anti-Ageing Primer Serum
Not only does this nourishing serum contain hyaluronic acid (a miracle worker when it comes to anti-ageing), it also is infused with argan, jojoba and avocado oil - which will leave your skin feeling softer than ever.
The ingredients in this serum alone are incredible – the collagen will help with elasticity, caviar extract for fine lines and Peptides and silk to prep and prime the skin. This serum has the most divine scent, and will leave your skin feeling like you’ve just had a facial.
Use it as a primer before your foundation, sleep it in as a treatment or just apply when you need a little pick-me-up. When you apply this serum it really is a #treatyoself moment – like you’ve just come from the spa!
Antipodes – Superfood Antioxidant Serum
They say you are what you eat, and I like to think this also reflects on what you apply to your skin. This superfood serums contains beautiful ingredients like boysenberry, blackcurrant, kiwifruit and the revolutionary antioxidant Vinanaza grape extract.
If you love fruity, natural, organic skincare, then you can’t go past this serum. Good for you and the environment, Antipodes uses recyclable bottles, biodegradable cardboard packaging and vegetable inks! , I love using this serum first thing in the morning. It contains coffee very and acai, and is a divine way to wake up first thing in the morning with! I use it before my daily moisturiser