By Henna Tailor in Ask the Experts, Skincare | 11th June 2018
Are you confused by what makes a face serum different from a facial oil? They are both a fabulous way to nourish your skin, however, their formulations are quite distinct from one another. Keep reading to differentiate between these two treatments and to identify why we should incorporate these products in our skincare routine.
The ingredients used in face serums are very small, as they are designed to increase the ability to penetrate deep into the layers of the epidermis. Due to the high concentrate of ingredients, they are usually made from a combination of water, antioxidants, vitamins and often alpha or glycolic acids; these will all depend on the function the serum’s performance on the skin. Face serums are essentially a thin consistency, making these more easier to absorb into the skin to target specific concerns (for example: hyperpigmentation, acne, aging and much more) and as a result, helping you to reach your long-term skincare goals a lot quicker! Regardless of skincare concerns, incorporating a serum into your routine will can help to deliver powerful results.
Here are some recommended face serums:
1) Oskia – Bright Light Serum: An intensive daily correcting serum clinically proven to tackle hyperpigmentation, fade dark spots and repair sun damage. It’s formula is made from a unique blend of actives, nutrients and a small amount of Hyaluronic Acid, which works in the deeper layers of the skin to even out skin tone and ensure a visibly brighter, illuminated complexion. 2) Oskia - Super 16 Serum: An advanced nutri-active collagen serum containing 16 super nutrients and bio-actives to boost collagen, lift and firm the skin and reduce fine lines. This anti-aging product also provides high levels of hydration and antioxidant protection, making it ideal for all skin types. The serum contains a unique ingredient called ‘Bakuchiol’ which is derived from Indian Babchi seeds; traditionally used back in c...