Beginner’s guide: which serum should you use?

You may have heard about the many benefits of face serums and how they can help with different skin concerns.

A basic skin care routine is a great way to start, but the addition of serums can change the game.

Then comes the question – which serum should you use? We’re here to help. Here’s a guide to all the DR’s Secret serums to help you decide which serum you should use to tackle different skin concerns!

Which serum should you use?

For a radiant glow…

skinlight t3 and skinrecon t4

“My favourites are Skinlight T3 and Skinrecon T4 as they have helped me progress towards radiant, glowing skin.” — Yi Wen

skinlight t3 and skinrecon t4 texture

This duo is perfect for those seeking to have radiant and glowing skin. Skinlight T3 is a botanical concentrate that helps to stimulate skin renewal, while Skinrecon T4 is a calming companion that nourishes and soothes your skin. These two serums work together to reveal a brighter skin complexion. Read this article to find out why this brightening duo is a saviour for dull, tired and saggy skin!

To fade dark spots…

“I also really like C15 Essence 7 as it helped to brighten my skin tone and also lighten the scarring and pigmentation.” — Eve

c15 essence 7

For those looking to fade dark spots and even your skin tone, a high-performance Vitamin C serum like C15 Essence 7 is your go-to. Its antioxidant properties protect your skin from external aggressors such as UV rays and fight free radicals. Incorporate it in your night routine to boost the skin’s regeneration process that happens when we are asleep. If you’re applying it in the day, make sure to double up your sun protection by applying sufficient sunscreen to protect your skin from the harmful UV rays!

Learn more about the benefits of Vitamin C here!

To tackle troubled skin…

tyra review

“I also love Spot Serum 8 for resolving my acne problems.” – Tyra

spot serum 8

Those with troubled skin may find this to be your new holy grail. Spot Serum 8 is a gentle blemish serum that helps to calm troubled skin and balance sebum production. Effective with oil control, this product is a must-have for those struggling with oily skin.

To minimise the appearance of your pores…

carina review

“My favourite product is Refining Serum 9 as it helped to refine my pores and has soothing and firming properties.” — Carina

refining serum 9

Refining Serum 9 is our bestselling botanical serum that works to minimise the appearances of your pores for a smoother and more refined complexion. Formulated with Amino Acid Complex, this serum also helps to sculpt the face line for a more defined appearance. Those with skin redness will also find this serum useful in calming and soothing the skin thanks to the cooling sensation that you feel upon application.

Include both Refining Serum 9 and Spot Serum 8 in your routine to target blemishes and soothe troubled skin!

To deeply hydrate your skin…

lee wen review

“The lightweight texture and hint of lavender makes for a non-sticky application that feels very comfortable on the skin. 💧 This is a hydrating serum that doesn’t only replenish moisture, but also repairs our skin barrier for healthier skin.” — Lee Wen

aqua boost serum 10

With a lightweight and fast-absorbing texture, Aqua Boost Serum 10 generously infuses your skin with moisture and strengthens the skin barrier. The formula contains 12 types of Hyaluronic Acid with varying molecular forms and weight to penetrate into different layers of our skin surface to provide well-rounded hydration. Its lavender scent is a plus point that will make your skin care routine feel oh so relaxing!

Serums are a great way to address specific skin concerns. Include the right one in your routine and you will see significant skin improvements! If you are not sure which serum you should incorporate in your routine, consult your Skin Buddy who can help to assess your skin and customise a suitable routine for you.