What is serum?
Serum is a lightweight, highly concentrated formulation that helps target concerns and improve skin’s overall appearance. Unlike face cream or lotion, serum often absorbs easily, penetrating below the skin’s surface to deliver active ingredients to the skin. With a targeted approach to skin concerns, serums like a Glow Serum or Vitamin C serum can often help improve the skin’s appearance more quickly than a cream or moisturizer . Continue reading to learn more about how serums work.
How do you use serum?
Facial serums can be used to see targeted results from your skincare routine. Treat concerns such as fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and skin texture with a face serum suited for your specific skin need. Serum fits into your skincare routine after cleansing and before a moisturizing step. To see benefits from the active ingredients, serum is recommended for daily use. Our face serums are gentle enough for even sensitive skin types.
Why do you need serum?
When should you apply serum?
Can serum be used daily?
Do you use serum before or after moisturizer?
Apply your serum before smoothing on your moisturizer. Many moisturizers provide a protective barrier on skin to help lock in moisture and skincare treatments (like your serum). If serum is applied after a moisturizer, it may even be less effective as it may not penetrate this moisture barrier.
What does serum do for your skin?
Serum helps target skin concerns by delivering highly concentrated formulations of active ingredients. A targeted serum can help improve a range of skin concerns. Try an anti-aging serum like Powerful-Strength Vitamin C Serum for fine lines and wrinkles, a hydrating serum for dehydration, a brightening serum like Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution for dark spots, and an antioxidant serum for rough skin texture.
What is the best face serum for me?
What different types of face serums are there?
Kiehl’s offers a variety of face serums for your unique skin concerns including serums for wrinkles and serums for combination, dry, and sensitive skin. Brighten skin with a Hyaluronic Acid Serum infused with Vitamin C, improve clarity with a dark spot corrector, or moisturize dry skin with a hydrating serum. Discover which serum is right for you for.