Remember the good old days when all you needed in your skincare regimen was a face wash and moisturizer? With trends like the Korean 12 Step Routine and thousands of potions and lotions to choose from, beauty has never been more complicated — and layering a zillion skincare products has somehow become the new normal. If you consider yourself a skincare rookie, then a facial serum is an easy and simple way for you to amp your your daily routine. Here’s everything you need to know in order to successfully incorporate a serum into your skincare regimen.
Serums Are More Potent Than Toners and Moisturizers
Know When to Apply Your Face Serum
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Choose Your Serum Based on Key Ingredients and Benefits
Don’t Think Your Serum is Doing it All
Less is More With Serums
How Much Face Serum Should You Apply?
The Golden Rule for Layering: Water Before Oil
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Be Careful When Combining Serums
Switch Between Day and Night Serums
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