After noticing the difference the addition of a good serum made to my skincare routine I’ve vowed to pay more attention to this extra little step by ensuring theres always a serum to hand to keep my skin in check. Whether it’s for hydration, improving texture or to boost those radiance levels, there are a multitude of formulas and ingredients suited to your skin concerns. Today I’m running through my favs and why each of these have a special place in my skincare stash.
If you are starting off in the serum game and want an all purpose addition that will help keep your skin in tip top condition, this watermelon seed oil one is your match. A plant based mix this works away to remove any build up whilst toning and moisturising the skin. On those days when my complexion looks lacklustre and dull I slather some on knowing I’ll awaken to happy looking skin.
Antipodes: Hosanna H2O Intensive Skin Plumping Serum*
To give your hydration levels a kick in the right direction this Antipodes serum will be your new BFF. With a watery gel consistency that is orange in colour, get ready for immediately quenched skin thanks to the Vinanza Grape antioxidant. Packed on under moisturiser this ensures that the hydration lasts throughout the day whilst preventing any makeup from getting caught up in those pesky dry patches.
For the rosy cheeked sensitive skin gals (or guys!) out there give this super calming serum a go. Suitable for those with irritation this not only restores the peace, it helps to keep those hydration levels topped up as well. Combining natural spring water and the calming properties of Chamomile and Calendula, your skin is kept protected throughout the day.
Origins: Skin Renewal Serum with Willowherb*
I’ve spoken recently about my love for this #Quarterlifecrisis serum that is targeted for us out there that are hitting our late 20s and need a slightly more intense skincare routine. I’m not talking about anti-agers but when you skin becomes duller and those lines want to peak through this Willoherb serum restores your skin to it’s more youthful state.
What are your favourite serums to use? On a budget – try out the Body Shop serums that feel gorgeous on the skin for a more purse friendly price tag :)