How to choose the (right) face serum

Before buying a serum, it is most important to know that it is a product that should be chosen according to the specific needs of the skin, not according to skin types. Therefore, first determine the primary needs of the skin of your face, and according to them, a serum that will help you shine.

Hydrate your skin with hyaluronic acid

For enhanced hydration, which is the basis of all beauty, it is best to use serums that contain hyaluronic acid, but also ingredients such as polyglutamic acid, ectoin and panthenol. Thanks to hyaluronic acid, your facial skin will be additionally moisturized, and therefore softer and smoother. Hyaluron hydrator 4H is a classic among serums, ideal for every skin type. Its active ingredients will give your skin a youthful appearance, and it is great for all those whose facial skin is exposed to external or internal stress. It will help soothe the skin even after irritations caused by certain treatments or the introduction of stronger acids and retinoids.

Before you start using the serum, keep in mind that for the full effect of hyaluronic acid , the serum must be applied to cleansed but well-moisturized skin . Namely, applying the Hydro tonic to the face before the serum with hyaluronic will prevent the "withdrawal" of water from the skin itself, but also provide additional hydration.

Even out your complexion with vitamin C

If you struggle with an uneven complexion, know that serums are also of great help in such cases. There are many things that are considered to be the cause of hyperpigmentation and spots on the face. Some of the most common "triggers" are certainly excessive exposure to the sun without adequate protection, too little sleep, frequent consumption of cigarettes and alcohol, and in some cases genetics also play a role. The good thing is that such phenomena can be (successfully) controlled. To even out your complexion as efficiently as possible, use products that contain vitamin C. Although for many people, the first association with vitamin C is immunity and health, once you try using it for facial care, you will find it hard to stop.

Formulations with vitamin C derivative and ethyl ascorbic acid are more stable and gentle. This combination of active ingredients reduces the visibility of hyperpigmentation and spots, provides an antioxidant effect and restores a natural youthful glow. Vitamin C+ serum is also "equipped" with hyaluronic acid, ferulic acid and vitamin E for a complete targeted treatment of slightly tired skin.

Get rid of irregularities with retinoids

On the other hand, if you have problematic skin with very pronounced irregularities such as acne or pimples, include Vitamin Serum R² with retinyl palmitate and resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant that hides the secret of youth , in your care. For those who have already tried gentler forms of retinoid care and want to try something stronger, there is the RA Vitamin Serum with a maximum retinal concentration of 0.1%, astaxanthin, ceramides, bisabolol and allantoin, which works extremely well on a range of skin conditions, from acne to stains.

Reduce the signs of aging with peptides

To prevent the first, but also to alleviate already visible signs of facial skin aging, it is best to use serums that will restore collagen production. Serums that contain peptides will help you the most in this. Best of all, peptides are a neutral ingredient that you can incorporate into your routine from your early twenties!

When it comes to peptides, Matrixyl® is most often in focus. It is an active substance that has been thoroughly tested, and which is proven to work both on prevention and on already formed fine lines and wrinkles. Collagen is produced less and less over the years, which causes phenomena such as sagging skin, lack of elasticity, etc. That's when Peptide Serum P can come to your aid, whose main task is to prevent and reduce the visibility of already formed wrinkles. The great thing is that it can be used both in the morning and in the evening, when your facial skin needs to be additionally and intensively nourished. Due to the hyaluronic acid, it is also applied to wet skin, along with the cream. For many, the first signs of aging appear first in the area of ​​the eyes and mouth. Since the skin on these parts of the face is thinner and more sensitive, it should be treated accordingly. The good news is that Peptide Serum P can be used in this area as well.

When you discover the needs of your skin and which serum helps you the most, you will very quickly, along with the obligatory cream and/or oil in the continuation of your facial care, become aware of all the benefits of using a serum in your facial care routine . Whichever you choose, don't forget the SPF because any active ingredients in the routine will otherwise be almost useless.