The Best Anti-Aging Serums for Your Skin Concerns

BY Dermstore Editors · February 1, 2019

No longer as intimidating as they once were, serums have now become the weapon of choice for skin care junkies everywhere—and for good reason. These bottles of potent active ingredients are formulated to address just about every skin concern—from fine lines and wrinkles to dryness and dehydration to hyperpigmentation to acne. That’s because serums are lighter in consistency and smaller in particle size, making them more efficient in penetrating the layers of your skin, explains board-certified dermatologist Erum Ilyas, MD, MBE, FAAD. But just like every anti-aging skin care product, serums are not one size fits all. Keep reading to see what type of serum works best for your skin type and concern.

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If You Have Dry Skin…

10 Face Serums That Will Plump and Hydrate Dry Skin

“For dry skin types, especially during winter months, a serum that contains ingredients that can bind water to the skin or create a protective layer that holds water in the skin can be a noticeably helpful addition to your skin care routine,” adds board-certified dermatologist Tsippora Shainhouse, MD, FAAD. Read More

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If You’re Struggling With Dark Spots…

7 Best Serums to Try for Fading Dark Spots

Clearer, brighter-looking skin—who doesn’t want that? Brightening serums can do just that, if you know what to look for. Holistic dermatologist, natural cosmeceuticals expert and author of the book Smart Medicine for Your Skin by Jeanette Jacknin, M.D. has several recommendations on which ingredients to look for based on your specific skin type. Read More

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If You’re Struggling With Fine Lines…

9 Face Serums That Will Banish Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Identifying your skin’s specific needs is the best way to choose an anti-aging serum. Below is a rundown of the best anti-aging-serum ingredients that will plump up your skin, boost its defenses against environmental aggressors and keep those dreaded signs of aging at bay. Read More

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If You’re Worried About Free Radical Damage…

How to Pick the Best Vitamin C Serum (Plus 10 That Are Worth the Splurge!)

If you’ve ever wondered why you should invest in a vitamin C serum, take it from Manhattan Beach–based, board-certified dermatologist Ashley Magovern. “The benefits of the topical application of vitamin C on the skin are well-studied and quite strong. In my opinion, everyone should be applying vitamin C to the skin as part of a daily regimen,” she says. Read More

Best Hyaluronic Acid Serums

If You Need a Little Moisture Boost…

The Best Hyaluronic Acid Serums for Dehydrated Skin

Adding a hyaluronic acid serum to your skin care routine is one of the best and easiest ways to boost your skin’s hydration levels, especially if you’re struggling with skin that often feels tight and dry. Read More

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If You’re Into Natural Products…

7 Potent Face Serums That Boast Natural Skin Care Ingredients

“Natural and organic beauty products are a great way of avoiding the content of toxic pesticides and preservatives and a variety of chemicals that we may or may not understand,” says Alan M. Dattner, M.D., founder of and author of the book Radiant Skin from the Inside Out. “Plus, organic products are generally higher quality and produced by smaller houses with a little bit more personal care,” he adds. Read More

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