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Beauty Buzz in Face Care

What’s the Best Serum for Face?

While facial serums can provide added moisture, the main reason you want to use a face serum is to benefit from the added nutrients that reach deep into the underlying layers of your skin – an area that even the best wrinkle cream is not able to reach. You can get many types of serums, such as anti-aging serums, anti-oxidant serums, and skin-brightening serums - even acne- preventative serums. All are to be applied after you tone the skin and before you apply moisturizer. Yes, this adds another step to your beauty routine, but may be well worth it to achieve radiant skin.

Compared to a serum, a moisturizer has larger molecules. This means that a moisturizer cannot penetrate the skin as deeply as a serum will. While serums deposit nutrients, moisturizers are meant to hydrate the surface of the skin.

Many skin care companies offer serums. La Mer The Lifting Face Serum and The Lifting Intensifier are two products that work in synergy to visibly lift the skin, while restoring clarity and brightness.

When using serums, it is wise to know exactly what the product you are using contains. Ingredient L-ascorbic acid is known for its antioxidant properties. Providing protection against photo aging, it works at neutralizing free radicals, helping build collagen, and providing a better defense against environmental aging. An antioxidant serum is only used in the morning. One of the best ways to add skin hydration is to use a serum with Hyaluronic acid and B5. Hyaluronic acid, the body’s natural hydrator, will bind moisture to the skin. All water-soluble peptides in anti-aging serums can be delivered very effectively helping to smooth and soften the skin.

Remember, before you incorporate one of these ingredients into your beauty regimen, it is always wise to know what you are using. Ask your esthetician or dermatologist if you need assistance.

recent face serums product reviews

Lancome black bottle
Lancome black bottle By XIAOFAN from United States on 03/12/2014
Describe Skin Type:Normal
What I Like:Noticeable Results
What I Don't Like:Hard to Use
Comments about Lancome Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, 30ml/1oz:
This brand is very strong, black bottle works well, really like this brand.

Vitamin C for the face
Vitamin C for the face By Aging Gracefully. from Jax, FL on 08/26/2013
Describe Shopping Style:Brand Buyer
Describe Skin Type:Dry, Enlarged Pores, Wrinkles
What I Like:Easy to Use, Effective, Improves Skin Texture, Noticeable Results
Recommended Uses:All Skin Types
Comments about Obagi Professional-C Serum 20% Vitamin C Serum, 30ml/1oz:
Obagi is one of the top lines in skin care in the world. This product is great for reducing the signs of aging and at the Beauty Encounter price cannot be beat.

Obagi Professional C Serum (15%) is Magic!
Obagi Professional C Serum (15%) is Magic! By Patsy101 from New Zealand on 07/14/2013
Describe Shopping Style:Budget Buyer, Brand Buyer
Describe Skin Type:Aging, Combination, Sensitive, Wrinkles
What I Like:Easy to Use, Effective, Evens Out Skin Tone, Great Smell, Great Value, Improves Skin Texture, Minimizes Wrinkles, Noticeable Results, Soothes Skin
Recommended Uses:Combination Skin
Comments about Obagi Professional-C Serum 15% Vitamin C Serum, 30ml/1oz:
I LOVE this product and have been using for a couple of years now. Great for evening skin tone, and for overall anti-aging and skin texture repair. My skin responded instantly to it but over time it has done amazing things. Very happy with it and I can't recommend it highly enough.

great product
great product By tootie from oregon on 04/10/2013
Describe Shopping Style:Budget Buyer, Brand Buyer
Describe Skin Type:Aging, Dry, Sensitive
What I Like:Effective, Gentle, Noticeable Results
What I Don't Like:Greasy, Irritates Skin, Unpleasant Smell
Recommended Uses:Dry Skin, Moisturize Skin, Sensitive Skin
Comments about Lancome Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, 100ml/3.3oz ( Value Size ):
Very happy with it.

Very good.I love it.
Very good.I love it. By huahu from USA on 03/22/2013
Describe Shopping Style:Budget Buyer
Describe Skin Type:Dry
What I Like:Easy to Use, Great Value, Soothes Skin
Recommended Uses:All Skin Types
Comments about Lancome Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, 100ml/3.3oz ( Value Size ):
I used this brand and the product for 3 years.Very nice one.

Fast Shipment!!
Fast Shipment!! By Melinda from Longmont, CO on 03/08/2013
Describe Shopping Style:Brand Buyer
Describe Skin Type:Normal
What I Like:Easy to Use, Effective, Evens Out Skin Tone, Gentle, Improves Skin Texture, Minimizes Wrinkles, Noticeable Results
Recommended Uses:All Skin Types, Combination Skin, Dry Skin, Even Out Skin Tone, Moisturize Skin, Uneven Skin Tone
Comments about Obagi Professional-C Serum 15% Vitamin C Serum, 30ml/1oz:
I can't imagine a day without my Obagi C-Serum and appreciate your fast order handling and shipping as I was down to the last drops but didn't have to go without! You rock!

dark spots
dark spots By Colleen from burlington on 02/24/2013
 Review of Clarins Super Restorative Serum (1 Review)
Comments about Clarins Super Restorative Serum, 30ml/1.06oz:
I noticed recently that dark spots have been popping up on my face and this has helped in lightening them and making them less noticeable., it helps to have this on my face before i start my day, I will also use it at night

Obagi Vit C 10%
Obagi Vit C 10% By Skylar from CT on 02/21/2013
Describe Skin Type:Acne-Prone, Aging, Enlarged Pores, Hyperpigmented, Irritated, Normal to Oily, Redness/Blotchiness, Sensitive, Tired, Uneven Skin Tone, Wrinkles
What I Like:Easy to Use, Effective, Evens Out Skin Tone, Gentle, Improves Skin Texture, Noticeable Results, Soothes Skin
Recommended Uses:Acne, Even Out Skin Tone, Moisturize Skin, Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin, Sun Damage, Uneven Skin Tone
Comments about Obagi Professional-C Serum 10% L-Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum, 30ml/1oz:
I am very pleased with Obagi 10% Professional Vit C. It quickly improved my skin texture evenness. I was also pleasantly surprised that even though the product goes on oily, it is quickly absorbed and my skin doesn't appear greasy. Make up looks great too. Did not make my acne prone skin to break out either! Great product so far.

firms the skin
firms the skin By makeuplisa from hartford on 02/18/2013
Comments about Kiehls High-Potency Skin-Firming Concentrate, 50ml/1.7oz:
my mother raves about this product, she uses it on her neck and face every night before going to bed and tells everyone how great the results have been. her face looks younger and brighter.

vitamin c great for the skin
vitamin c great for the skin By scarlet from houston on 01/27/2013
Comments about JASON Natural Ester-C C-Lite Skin Tone Balancer, 1.0 oz:
great for brightening the skin, definitely look refreshed

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