Face serums 101: What, when, and how to use them

Written by Jenny Wu
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  1. Wow, thank you for this detailed and awesome post! I was just thinking that my serum isn’t sufficient though seems to be so good, so far (Drunk Elephant night serum). My skin is similar to yours and I really need to hit it with some anti-aging and antioxidant serums! You are enabling to spend too much (though necessary) money on Oskia super super 16 serum and the Verso serum.
    I have also been debating getting and LED light though. Hmm worth it? I would also love it if it means I use serum less often!

  2. Deborah says:

    I’m obsessed with everything skincare so I really enjoyed reading this post. I love the hydrating serums, but after reading this I realised there are so many cool serums out there to try! I’m literally bookmarking this post because of how useful it is, thank you!


  3. Kay says:

    Giiirll this is literally the most user-friendly, informative post that I have ever seen! Thanks so much for putting in so much work to share it with us. :) I absolutely love face serums, and can’t imagine my skincare routine without them. I’ve tried a lot of different ones, but lately I have been loving the Chobs Centella Asiatica serum. My skin is oily and acne-prone, and this is the only serum that’s actually made a visible difference! xoxo


  4. Rakhshanda says:

    I love applying serum especially in my night skincare routine. They are really helpful.
    You are looking so pretty in black dear.
    Have a nice day.

    Kisses <3


  5. Gabrielle says:

    Your words on antioxidant serums have certainly inspired me, particularly your point on how they’re worth spending a little more on! I’m fairly new to the world of serums, but I’m becoming increasingly interested – that’s for sure! :)

    aglassofice.com x

  6. MissLaven says:

    LOVE this article! You always have so great and informative posts. I also spotted some of my good old serum friends, but also a bunch of serums that will go on my wishlist. Thank you so much!

  7. Lindsey says:

    This post is honestly so informative! Thank you thank you thank you! I am bookmarking this because serums always sound so great but I never know what is actually best for my skin!

  8. Such an information and thorough post Jenny! This so help to me as the world of serums can be a bit overwhelming at times. so many I want to try, will be bookmarking this to come back too. xx

  9. A very helpful post, thank you Jenny. I love that you took the time to propose different pairings for different concerns, very helpful.

    Anne|Linda, Libra, Loca

  10. Terrific breakdown Jenny! Whenever anyone asks me for skincare advice, I almost always tell them to add a serum to target their specific skin concerns. If only there were a a cure all serum. I wish. I always rotate a few depending on what’s going on with my skin. The Oskia Super 16 is one of my favorites. I just tried a deluxe sample of the SK-II GenOptics Aura Essence Serum and I was impressed enough that I will probably be purchasing it soon :)

  11. Thanks for laying out Serums. I’m trying to learn more about skincare and this post really helped.

    Jennifer | Mrs Q Beauty

  12. Alyssa says:

    Before I started blogging about skincare, I thought serums aren’t necessary. But now, I can’t live without it. My day isn’t complete without using my fave serum XD

    xx Alyssa | STYLE VANITY

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