Apr 18, 2014

Sarah's skincare week: serums


Hello Beauty Friends!

Welcome to Day Five of Skincare Week:  Serums!


I use a variety of serums, depending on the time of year and condition of my skin.  These are the ones that are in my rotation at the moment.




Indeed Labs:  Hydraluron

$20 Cdn at Shopper's Drug Mart
This is one of my newer additions to my skincare routine.  It is intended to help your serums and moisturizers penetrate your skin more effectively.  I haven't had any dry patches on my nose or chin since using this, so that is a good thing!  I put this on after moisturizer and toner and leave it to dry before moving onto the next product.



Caudalie Vinosource

$52 Cdn from Sephora
This is another hydrating serum.  It feels nice, but I couldn't say that I've noticed a difference in my skin since starting it this winter.  I haven't had any dry skin - so that is good - whether or not it's a result of this serum, I don't know.  I don't think I'll re-purchase it though.


Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector

$63 Cdn from Sephora
This is my favourite serum and I'm on at least my third bottle.  I had run out and didn't replace it right away.  I noticed that blemishes and marks weren't healing/ fading as fast as when I was using this serum - so I quickly bought some more!  I love Clinique skincare products - I've used them for years - they agree with my skin.  I think this product is definitely worth the money.  I use it morning and night.



Clinique Turnaround Concentrate Radiance Renewer

$51 Cdn from Sephora
This is a nice serum from Clinique.  I started using it a while ago just to see how it compared to the dark spot corrector and whether I could get a little more vibrance in my skin overnight.  It is ok, it is softening overnight - but not earth-shattering or anything.  I don't think I'll re-purchase once this bottle is finished.



Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen Booster

$60 Cdn for 1 oz at Sephora
I got this as part of a three-piece trial set from Sephora around Christmas time but never got around to using it.  I dug the products out last week and I have to say I am really liking them!  There is this serum, a  moisturizer, and a night gel.  I think I will be re-purchasing all of them in full size!  This serum gives a little bit of a tingle on application, just enough to show me it's doing something.  It doesn't feel greasy or sticky.  It has a lovely orange scent.  And I know that Vitamin C is terrific for your skin.  I do notice a difference in my skin in the morning - it is more vibrant.  I can tell that this is helping my skin cells turnover during the night.

That's all for my skincare week!  I hope you enjoyed it!  Please share with me your favourite skincare products - I'm always on the hunt!

Next week - I have some primers to review.

Sarah
xx

4 comments:

  1. I LOVE Ole Henriksen stuff. The scent is great and it feels so good on my skin. Great round up!

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  2. Ooo boy the Ole Henriksen line is so pricey! Good to know that it's effective. I've been wanting to try the Clinique Dark spot corrector too!

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    1. I have been through a few - it works well for me. Sarah xx

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