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10 Serums To Try For Every Skin Concern

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Most of us don’t exactly understand the function of a serum. Understandably so, serums can be quite vague, but used correctly, they can give your entire skincare routine a major boost! Serums penetrate deeper into your skin, delivering the needed moisture and any other ingredients the serum is made for. That being said, you still require a moisturiser, as they create a protective layer on your face. You also still need SPF to block the harmful UV rays from the sun…come rain or shine! Here are 10 serums you can add to your routine, before you apply your choice of moisturiser, for every skin concern.



1. Forest Essentials

This Forest Essentials formula includes a bunch of Ayurvedic, natural antioxidants, cow’s ghee, turmeric, ashwagandha, and more beneficial ingredients. Together, they firm, moisturise, and get rid of wrinkles for your skin. It’s never too late to start the anti-ageing process to keep your skin soft, supple, and glowing.

SHOP NOW: Forest Essentials Advanced Soundarya Age Defying Serum With 24K Gold (Rs 3,395)



2. Innisfree

This works best with a gel moisturiser, for those who have oily skin. It leaves your skin even and hydrated without any oily residue. Give your skin a hydration boost with this one.

SHOP NOW: Innisfree The Green Tea Seed Serum (Rs 1,950)



3. The Body Shop

This works best for both oily and combination skin. It’s got a healthy dose of Vitamin C to brighten your skin. Plus, the formula soaks in pretty fast and goes with almost any moisturiser.

SHOP NOW: The Body Shop Drops Of Light Brightening Serum (Rs 2,450)*
Available at The Body Shop stores across India



4. Thalgo

Having a dull skin day? Give your skin a oxygen boost with this Thalgo serum.

SHOP NOW: Thalgo Oxygen SOS Serum (Rs 3,125)



5. Yves Rocher

This one is purely made for ageing skin — whether its dullness, wrinkles, fine lines, or refined texture. I would recommend it to anyone above 25! It’s a concentrated formula that delivers quick results.

SHOP NOW: Yves Rocher Elixir 7.9 Youth Intensifying Serum (Rs 3,150)



6. Clinique

If you’ve got pigmentation or acne, this formula gently resurfaces, or exfoliates, your skin. It is to be used daily with a moisturiser and an SPF to protect your peeling skin.

SHOP NOW: Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions + Line Correcting Serum (Rs 4,050)*
Available at Clinique stores across India



7. Estée Lauder

For plump, young, smooth skin, this serum is your savior. It provides a double collagen boost to your skin, especially when combined with a hydrating moisturiser.

SHOP NOW: Estée Lauder Perfectionist CP + R Wrinkle Lifting/Firming Serum (Rs 6,500)*
Available at Estée Lauder stores across India



8. Zelens

This is another high potency concentrated serum. It’s got about 20% Vitamin C, which makes it great for hyper-pigmentation and dullness. Plus, it provides a quick collagen boost.

SHOP NOW: Zelens Power C Treatment Drops (Rs 15,601)



9. Eve Lom

For those with super-dry skin, Eve Lom’s serum is the holy grail! You can even use it as a makeup primer.

SHOP NOW: Eve Lom Intense Hydrating Serum (Rs 9,333)



10. NIOD

Dark circles will be gone with this specially made eye-contour serum. It can be used all over your eye, not just your under eye area. It will target pigmentation, fine lines, and dark circles around this area.

SHOP NOW: NIOD Fractionated Eye-Countour Concentrate Serum (Rs 3,696)


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