Without question, the most hardworking product in your skin care regimen is your serum. Formulated to be far more potent than a cream – a good serum delivers a powerful dose of targeted skin-boosting ingredients.
Depending on the formula serums can boost elasticity, even texture and combat imperfections namely, pigmentation, dark circles and scaring. While most serums are designed to treat common symptoms of ageing they can also offer relief of other skin concerns like dryness, redness and acne.
With so many types it can be confusing to know which serums are worth splurging on. Here, we asked one of Australia’s largest beauty retailers Mecca Cosmetica to reveal their most popular face serums right now (in no particular order). Scroll to discover the best-seller list…
Drunk Elephant C-Firma™ Day Serum
Why it works: designed to reinvigorate dull, lifeless skin while correcting the signs of sun damage. Formulated with vitamin C, antioxidants, essential nutrients and fruit enzymes, to reveal radiant, even skin.
Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment
Why it works: ingredients lactic acid, lemongrass and licorice work together to exfoliate your skin while diminishing the look of fine lines, for a smoother and more refined complexion.
Drunk Elephant By-Hyrdra Intensive Gel
Why it works: injected with provitamin B and pineapple ceramide to attract and lock in moisture levels; this serum boasts 24-hour hydration.
Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum
Why it works: formulated with Vitamin C this affordable favourite is designed to protect your skin from free-radical damage and assist your cells with the production of youth-boosting collagen.
Drunk Elephant TLC Glycolic Night Serum
Why it works: this powerful blend of AHAs and BHAs exfoliants is designed to refine and resurfaces like no other for your smoothest, most radiant complexion yet.
This article originally appeared on Marie Claire.