Past are those days when basic level skincare was enough to maintain healthy and glowing skin. Nowadays effects of pollution, stress levels and challenges of new normals have transformed the whole skincare game. It has become complicated and challenging.
From simply washing our face with soap and then moisturizing afterward, we have moved towards a systematic skincare regime comprising multiple steps. We gotta apply toner, sometimes an essence, a serum, moisturizer and off-course, who can dare to skip an SPF. Moreover, you can increase the steps if you have additional skin problems.
As you can tell, a 'serum' is an important part of this well-known sequence of skincare routines. Primarily, it targets skin hydration, neutralizing free-radical impact on skin and managing of skin's response to major internal and external stressors. You should use a serum that best suits your skin type and condition.
Serums for Different Skin Types
A serum is a light topical product that transfers active ingredients directly into your skin. Those active ingredients may include peptides, anti-oxidant-rich vitamins, acids and a lot more.
There are different types of serum; some of them are generally effective against a wide range of skin concerns, while others target specific problems of the skin. Some of the main serum types include hydrating serums, anti-aging serums, anti-oxidant serums
For Oily Skin
If you have oily skin that means your sebaceous glands are producing sebum more than necessary. To tackle this condition, you should use "Clarifying Serums" which target the reduction of excess oil from the skin. Consequently, it treats all skin problems related to oily skin say clogged pores and breakouts, etc.
Key ingredients of a serum meant for oily skin can be niacinamide, salicylic acid, zinc or willow bark extract.
For Dry Skin
For dry skin, you should opt for a hydrating serum that promises to lock the moisture in your skin so that your skin appears dewy and supple. "Vitamin C serum", "Hyaluronic acid" or "Vitamin C + Hyaluronic acid serum" are good options.
Key ingredients include aloe vera, snail mucin, glycerin, L ascorbic acid and hyaluronic acid.
You can choose to apply a "Brightening Serum" to fight all those spots and colorations on your face which make your skin appear dull. Such serums help fade acne marks, dark spots and hyper-pigmentation. They even out the skin tone and end up giving your skin a radiant glow.
Key ingredients include niacinamide, Vitamin C, kojic acid, tranexamic acid and hydroxyl acids.
If you have sensitive skin, pick out a "Calming Serum" to add to your skincare routine. Such a serum comprises anti-inflammatory agents and hydrating agents. These ingredients help soothe redness and irritations and ensure adequate moisturizing, hence making your skin more resilient.
Key ingredients include propolis, niacinamide, ceramides and senta asiatica extract.
Your skin starts to lose collagen as it ages. "Anti-Aging Serums" are full of ingredients that target collagen production and relaxed and plump skin. They make your skin firm and elastic and hence fight fine lines and wrinkles.
Key ingredients include Vitamin C, retinoids, hydroxy acids, bakuchiol and peptides.
Skin with Open Pores
"Pore-Minimizing Serums" reduce and eventually end the appearance of large open pores on the face. Open pores are associated with a major problem of "clogged pores". These serums help exfoliate the sebum and gunk out of the pores and make your skin free of those bumps present on your skin. You can also get rid of textured skin through such serums.
Key ingredients include salicylic acid, niacinamide and mushroom extract.
Timeless has some great products for your skin, from which you can choose which best suits your skin.
Hyaluronic Acid + Vitamin C Serum
Timeless' vitamin C + hyaluronic acid serum is an essential product for dull and dehydrated skin. Prepare with a powerful anti-oxidant and a compelling humectant, this serum hydrates your skin, soothes redness and inflammation, and boosts collagen production. You'll end up having even-toned and radiant skin.
Vitamin C +E Ferulic Acid Serum
It delivers an adequate amount of Vitamin C to your skin. While fighting uneven skin tone, and discolored, dull and stressed skin; it boosts collagen production in the skin and brightens it up. Once applied, you can have a full day of protection against environmental stressors. Vitamin C +E Ferulic Acid Serum is recommended for all skin types.
Vitamin B5 Serum
Equipped with dehydroacetic acid and hyaluronic acid, Vitamin B5 Serum is an effective way to repair and rejuvenate your skin. It soothes redness, and breakouts and fades scars gradually by enhancing the skin's natural healing process. This serum is highly recommended for sensitive, oily and troubled skin.
Coenzyme Q10 Serum
It is composed of three powerful wrinkle-fighting ingredients namely Matrixyl 3000, Ubiquinone and hyaluronic acid 100% pure. Coenzyme Q10 Serum is a compelling anti-oxidant helping in collagen and elastin production. Coenzyme Q10 Serum from "Timeless" ensures you the elimination of visible signs of aging.
Hyaluronic Acid 100% Pure
Timeless' hyaluronic acid 100% pure hydrates your skin by locking in moisture. It contains 1% hyaluronic acid which is the optimal concentration to enhance the moisture levels of your skin. Resultantly, your skin doesn't look tight or stretched but relaxed and healthy.
Just find out your skin type and choose a serum that best addresses your skin concerns. You can definitely get rid of your skin troubles and slay any phase of your life confidently.