SERUMS, OILS AND MOISTURISERS WHATS THE DIFFERENCE?

 Image - Pintrest 

Image - Pintrest 

I take my skin care routine pretty seriously. I mean, I ain’t getting any younger, plus its apart of my non-negotiable self care routine. Nothing makes me feel more relaxed after a long day, then massaging a gorgeous hydrating oil all over my face!

I’m often asked what the difference is between an Oil, Serum and a Moisturiser? Whilst they are all different, they each play an important role in your skincare routine, as I explain below!


SERUMS –

Serums are fluids with high concentrations of active ingredients. They are usually water based but you can get oil based serums. They are small in molecules and can penetrate the skin on a much deeper level. They are also higher in active ingredients, making them very effective. Think of them as your daily vitamin for the skin. There are all different types of serums to target different areas of concern. If ageing gracefully is something your keen on, I would highly recommend investing in a good serum!

HOW to use – Apply your serum first point of contact after you cleanse. Let it absorb for a few minutes and then apply your moisturiser over the top.

My top serum picks

 This super hydrating, silky smooth  hylauronic acid  based serum makes a deluxe addition to anyone's skincare routine,  It will nourish the skin and help with evening out skin tone, repair fine lines, plump and protect the skin.   FIND HERE

This super hydrating, silky smooth hylauronic acid based serum makes a deluxe addition to anyone's skincare routine,  It will nourish the skin and help with evening out skin tone, repair fine lines, plump and protect the skin.  FIND HERE

 This serum works to enhance the skin's plumpness, boost radiance and enhance the appearance of smooth the skin. This serum reveals the highly effective and therapeutic potency of botanical "edible" ingredients  FIND HERE

This serum works to enhance the skin's plumpness, boost radiance and enhance the appearance of smooth the skin. This serum reveals the highly effective and therapeutic potency of botanical "edible" ingredients FIND HERE

 A concentrated elixir of Active Vitamin C, Australian Super fruits, Peptides and Hyaluronic acid. This serum will Instantly Brighten and Hydrate the skin. Over time repairing skin & softens fine lines and wrinkles.  FIND HERE

A concentrated elixir of Active Vitamin C, Australian Super fruits, Peptides and Hyaluronic acid. This serum will Instantly Brighten and Hydrate the skin. Over time repairing skin & softens fine lines and wrinkles. FIND HERE


 OILS –

Oils are your hydrating powerhouse. They promote hydration, suppleness and nutrition to the skin. Oils are beneficial for all skin types and although they can sometimes scare people with oily skin, they are usually exactly that that skin type needs. You see, a lack of hydration in oily skin types actually causes your skin to over compensate, therefore producing more of its own natural oil.

HOW – I personally like to use my serum in the morning and my oil at night. This helps to plump and hydrate my skin while I sleep.

My top oil picks

 This oil holds a component called Azulene which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial that aids in reducing redness and clarifying the complexion. Formulated for combination, oily, and blemish-prone skin types or any skin in need of relief from inflammation.   FIND HERE

This oil holds a component called Azulene which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial that aids in reducing redness and clarifying the complexion. Formulated for combination, oily, and blemish-prone skin types or any skin in need of relief from inflammation.

FIND HERE

 This potent elixir is a concentration of botanicals, vitamins and bio active ingredients specifically chosen tohelp reduce the signs of ageing, increase collagen production, hydrate and improve the firmness of your skin.   FIND HERE

This potent elixir is a concentration of botanicals, vitamins and bio active ingredients specifically chosen tohelp reduce the signs of ageing, increase collagen production, hydrate and improve the firmness of your skin.

FIND HERE

 This   skin strengthening nectar is overflowing with immune boosting plant oils. It will help regulate oil production, soothe inflammation, treat breakouts and reduce redness to unveil a healthy balanced glow. Ideal for all skin types, especially for hypersensitive and problematic skin. It will relieve redness and regulate oil flow .   FIND HERE

This skin strengthening nectar is overflowing with immune boosting plant oils. It will help regulate oil production, soothe inflammation, treat breakouts and reduce redness to unveil a healthy balanced glow. Ideal for all skin types, especially for hypersensitive and problematic skin. It will relieve redness and regulate oil flow .

FIND HERE


MOISTURISERS – 

Moisturisers are the defensive shield that protect the outer layers and surface of the skin. They seal the serums and oils into the skin ensuring it stays hydrated and balanced. Moisturisers are naturally bigger in molecules, meaning they wont penetrate as far into the skin but are still an important part of your regime.

HOW – Use AM and PM over your serum.

My top moisturiser picks

 

 A beautiful lightweight, yet very hydrating moisturiser. Enriched with Hyalauronic acid, Raspberry seed oil, Kakadu plum extract, Green tea extract and Vitamin E. Great for all skin types.  FIND HERE

A beautiful lightweight, yet very hydrating moisturiser. Enriched with Hyalauronic acid, Raspberry seed oil, Kakadu plum extract, Green tea extract and Vitamin E. Great for all skin types. FIND HERE

A beautiful lightweight, yet very hydrating moisturiser. Enriched with Hyalauronic acid, Raspberry seed oil, Kakadu plum extract, Green tea extract and Vitamin E. Great for all skin types. FIND HERE

 A luscious organic face cream rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It will stimulate skin repair and renewal, optimise skin hydration, assist in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It may also assist in sun damage, scarring and pigmentation.    FIND HERE     

A luscious organic face cream rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It will stimulate skin repair and renewal, optimise skin hydration, assist in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It may also assist in sun damage, scarring and pigmentation. 

FIND HERE

 

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