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BellaSugar's Guide To Face Serums

BellaSugar's Guide To Face Serums

With so many skin care products on the market these days, how can you possibly decipher what the best are to use on your face? So many of you write me and ask specifically about the purpose and function of facial serums, so I thought I'd create another BellaSugar Guide to help better explain this specific type of product.

Serums are stronger than moisturizers because they contain up to seventy percent of active ingredient(s). An active ingredient is the primary ingredient used to correct a problem and/or to enhance the complexion. Daytime moisturizers generally contain three to five percent active ingredient(s), and night creams contain anywhere from ten to fifteen percent active ingredient(s).

Check out my five-post list on facial serums to help you figure out what types of serums are best suited for your skin.


sartorialgal sartorialgal 10 years
I really love love love Ole Henriksen products, the Truth Serum (Vitamin C) does wonders for my complexion. Baby soft skin.
lovealways lovealways 10 years
I've never tried a serum. Thanks, though!
shoegal51 shoegal51 10 years
I am a skincare junkie. The best serums I have found are Lancome "Cell Defense" for the day and Lacome "High Resolution Collaser" for night. My skin has NEVER looked better.
maisiegirl maisiegirl 10 years
I love serums and have tried many of the top brands, i.e., LaMer, Bobbi Brown, Prescriptives, Ole Hendricksen, and am currently loving Sanitas' Peptiderm Serum in conjunction with their Natural Moisture Factor Oil/Serum. Together they work to plump the skin and make my skintone even, in addition to keeping me moist, even in the dry climate of Colorado. Also, I suffer from severe allergies and find that all the medications really dry my skin out. Sanitas to the rescue!!!! I can't travel without my serums and my hydrating mist.
blackjade blackjade 10 years
My FAVORITE serum right now is Bobbi Brown's Intensive skin supplement. It's awesome. i've also used Dr. Weils (w/ origins which was pretty good too) :)
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