If you are curious about the benefits of using serums on your face, you are not alone. There are numerous benefits for using serums and is dependent upon the needs of your skin. Keep reading to find out why you should incorporate serums into your skin beauty routine for that flawless skin you desire.
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Serums can be oil or water based, are nutrient dense and contain a mix of natural ingredients (Aloe Vera, cucumber, other) and skin kissing vitamins (such as B5, C, K, E, D, etc); glycerin and ceramides. See our Super Vitamin C 20% Serum. Ceramides are a fatty substance that attract and bind moisture to the skin and their charge is to hold the top layers of your skin together. See our article: The Benefits of Ceramides. Serums are concentrated consistencies with active ingredients that deeply penetrate the layers of your skin. Due to their abilities to deep dive through the layers of your skin and their concentrated active ingredients, with proper and regular use, appreciable results are noticeable in short order.
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Serum should be applied daily following your application of toner. For best results, apply in the morning and before bedtime. Use sparingly as these are concentrated actives; therefore, they do not require more than a dime size amount of the product. Using too much can actually cause irritation, rashes, and/or create dry skin challenges. Also, it is best to begin using only one serum at a time/per day, rather than mixing serums, which in effect, would mix too many concentrations of active ingredients (see below).
Cleanse your face using an organic & natural cleanser; pat your face dry. Apply an organic & natural toner and while skin is drying, but still damp, apply your serum. Allow serum to be fully absorbed into your skin. Apply cold moisturizer. See article on Benefits of Moisturizers as to why you should apply moisturizers cold and other information on choosing the right moisturizer for your skin needs.
zyban canada The Benefits of Using Serums
Serums can target-correct specific skin challenges; therefore the benefits vary based on the needs of the user. As serums are highly concentrated, nutrient dense; they are incredible skin hydrators and help to restore elasticity to the skin and function as a line of defense against excessive skin oil production. Face serums are potent as they can contain up to 70% of active ingredients versus the 5% to 10% standard of other face creams. Why does this matter, you might ask? The potency and deep diving abilities deliver a higher concentration level of nutrients to your skin. Therefore, whether your skin needs more hydration, brightening, elasticity, nourishment or oil regulation, etc; serums should be on your go-to list. See our Retinol 2.5% Serum.