Serum – FAQ

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Is serum ideal for oily skin?

Yes. Serum is ideal for oily skin. Serums do not leave a greasy residue and feels weightless.

Who should avoid serums?

People suffering chronic skin conditions such as eczema or rosacea may find serums too strong. Since serums penetrate deeply and rapidly, it could cause irritation.

Are serums expensive?

Serums are costly. In fact, they are among the most expensive skincare products. Its high concentration of active ingredients what makes it so expensive.

What are the best-selling and most coveted serums on the market?

  • Clinique Acne Solutions Acne + Line Correcting Serum
    At $45, you can soften wrinkles and lighten acne scars. This product contains salicylic acid.
  • Korres Golden Krocus Ageless Saffron Elixer Serum
    A bottle of this serum contains extracts from handpicked Greek saffron. Priced at $98 per bottle, and claims to deliver radiant younger-looking skin.
  • Kane NY Serum Savant
    This serum boosts collagen production to keep your skin glowing and feeling smooth and supple. It contains vitamins B5, C, E, and an ingredient called HALO-C. This serum costs $250.



How do you apply a serum?

  1. Always start by cleansing your face before adding a few drops on your face. If your serum comes in a pump bottle, an amount the size of a 10-cent coin is more than enough. If you have sensitive skin, wait for the skin to dry completely before applying the serum.
  2. Once the serum is absorbed, continue applying your moisturizer. However, you may skip the moisturizer.

How often should I use a serum?

Always include serum in your daily beauty routine. For best results, use it twice daily after each wash.

How soon will I see the results of the serum?

The results of the serum can be quite astonishing if you use the serum consistently and correctly. You may see immediate improvements in as early as four weeks of continued use. Depending on the serum, changes can take place within two weeks or less. Still, serums do not provide instant cure.

How long should you use a facial serum?

The answer varies to every individual. Using this product in a daily basis without halt is the best way to achieve and maintain the desired results. Otherwise, the blemishes and other negative signs of aging addressed by the serum will resurface.