which serum should i use?

which serum should i use?

There are a lot of skincare serums out there, and many have overlapping benefits. Our skin health experts have put together the following at-a-glance guide to help you choose the right Dermalogica serum for any skin concern.

best serum for collagen preservation

Promote, protect and preserve skin's collagen today, so you have more for tomorrow. Pro-Collagen Banking Serum supports visibly plumper, more luminous skin and hydrates to help reduce the look of fine lines into the future.

  • Helps preserve collagen
  • Plumps and hydrates for a firmer appearance
  • Helps minimise the look of fine lines and wrinkles

a personalised skin care serum

Skin care just got smarter: Smart Response Serum delivers what your skin needs, when and where it needs it. It delivers a personalised response every time, for healthier-looking skin over time.

  • Helps maintain optimal hydration levels
  • Brightens and helps reduce the appearance of dark spots
  • Helps to soothe and reduce the appearance of redness
  • Helps improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles

best serum for skin dehydration

Kick-start skin's hydration cycle: Circular Hydration Serum immediately floods skin with hydration, replenishes from within, and helps prevent future hydration evaporation.

  • Immediately hydrates to quench dehydrated skin
  • Delivers long-lasting hydration to help prevent future dehydration
  • Replenishes skin from within

best serum for fine lines and wrinkles

Our top choice for wrinkles is Phyto Nature Firming Serum, which is actually two serums in one. It uses biomimetic peptides and potent botanicals to reawaken the nature of younger-looking skin.

  • Doubles skin's luminosity after just 1 application
  • Minimises the appearance of fine lines after just 1 application
  • Reduces visible wrinkles in 4 weeks

best serum for ageing skin

Easily reduce the 4 signs of skin ageing with Dynamic Skin Retinol Serum! This high-dose, fast acting, multi-retinoid serum helps to reverse the appearance of skin ageing without the irritation that Retinoids can typically have.

  • Clinically proven to reduce the 4 signs of skin ageing within 2 weeks
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Retexurises for smoother skin
  • Reduces the appearance of pores and evens skin tone

best serum for dullness

That would be BioLumin-C Serum! This brightening Vitamin C serum out-performs the competition by delivering three times more Vitamin C to skin, than other leading competitors.

  • Exfoliates and reduces unbalanced pigmentation
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Prevents and corrects free radical damage

best serums for acne + ageing

for day

Clear breakouts and related signs of skin ageing simultaneously by using a 2-in-1 targeted treatment like AGE Bright Clearing Serum.

  • Exfoliates to help prevent breakouts and accelerate cell turnover
  • Boosts skin radiance in 1 week
  • Reduces the appearance of breakouts and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation in 4 weeks

for night

Retinol Clearing Oil is a high-performance night oil that combines a retinoid and Salicylic Acid into one skin-soothing formula that exfoliates to help prevent breakouts and accelerate cell turnover.

  • Targets breakouts and visible signs of premature skin ageing at the same time
  • Renews and soothes skin overnight
  • Delivers clearer, more vibrant skin by morning

best serum for hyperpigmentation

Use PowerBright Dark Spot Serum, a potent hyperpigmentation-fading serum that starts fading the appearance of dark spots within days.

  • Fades dark spots in just days
  • Helps prevent future dark spots
  • Brightens and boosts skin's natural luminosity

best serum for sensitivity

Our top choice is UltraCalming Serum Concentrate, the ultimate antidote for sensitive skin. This super concentrated fluid serum is packed with skin-soothing ingredients

  • Helps calm and prevent flare-ups, itching and redness
  • Helps restore sensitised skin - great after non-invasive cosmetic procedures!
  • Features our exclusive UltraCalming Complex

what is a serum, anyway? and when should I apply them?

Skin care serums are topical treatments that target specific skin concerns. They are applied after cleansing and/or exfoliating, but before facial oils or moisturisers, for best results. Facial oils and moisturisers can create a protective barrier that prevents serums from absorbing int your skin's surface, which is why serums should go on first - you want them to work their way into deeper layers of the skin.

You can apply one serum or patchwork serums, if you are treating different concerns in different zones of your face. You can also alternate your serums, morning, and night.

how do I apply serums?

Apply your serum on a clean skin - you'll typically need a pea-sized amount of serum. Allow 30-60 seconds for your serum to absorb, and then follow with your facial oil or moisturiser.

PRO Tip: For maximum absorption of your serum, spritz your skin first with a toner or facial mist, and then apply your serum whilst your skin is damp.

Want to learn more about which skin care products are right for you? Get Face Mapped today with your local Profressional Skin Therapist for a personalised skin analysis or chat to our Digital Skin Expert online now.

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