Serum is a thin liquid which is non-greasy and is designed to have important and active ingredients in high amounts. A Face serum includes important vitamins and oils to soothe and rejuvenate your skin. Any face serum is meant to be applied directly onto your skin after cleansing and before the application of a moisturiser so that all the powerful ingredients are absorbed into the skin without the presence of any topical barrier. Serums have smaller sized molecules of the compounds which makes them easily absorbable in your skin.
A Face Serum is a must-have in your skincare because it is something which does the major chunk of the work. It nourishes, protects and moisturises your skin. They play a major role in anti-aging because they keep your skin hydrated and lock the moisture if used with the right moisturiser. Before buying any moisturiser, you need to have an idea of what exactly a serum does and what all you need in a serum. Find every relevant information with us by reading along.
Why a Face Serum?
As already mentioned, Face serums have numerous benefits. We will list them down for you.
- Face serums are absorbed quite easily into the skin because of their thin viscosity.
- They provide proper nourishment which is quite beneficial for sensitive skin types.
- Serum does not feel like another heavy layer of moisturiser on your face because of their light density.
- Serums have high concentration of the concerned active ingredients and because of this particular fact they provide visible and faster results.
- Overall face serums play a major role in improving your appearance.
What are the must haves in your Face Serum?
Hyaluronic Acid: Provides hydration to thin skin which gives it a more supple and youthful look along with hydrated skin which reduces the chances of wrinkles. It makes your skin look youthful. Exposure to pollution, sun, tobacco etc can reduce its content in the skin, therefore it is quite important.
Witch Hazel: It is a plant with medicinal properties and helps in treating inflamed and irritated skin. Research has shown that it can curb the reddening of skin to some extent. It also helps in closing the pores so that bacteria doesn’t enter and cause unwanted acne and pimple. Witch Hazel has powerful antioxidant properties which protects against skin damage.
Vitamin C&E: Vitamin C cannot be stored in your body and therefore its regular intake is required to maintain its levels in the body. Vitamin C is an antioxidant which eliminates free radicals in the body. And Vitamin E is another antioxidant and fat soluble vitamin which protects against sun damage whilst nourishing your skin.
Glycerin: Acts as a humectant, which is a substance that retains moisture in the skin and nourishes the skin thereby making it softer.
Aloe Vera: Helps soothe sunburn along with fighting against skin aging. It reduces infection and acne and lightens blemishes on the face.
Green Tea: Applying it over the skin, fights skin cancer. Has antioxidants which are good for the skin as they clog the pores which in turn helps to avoid acne.
Organic Gotu Kola: It promotes anti-ageing and encourages collagen production. And increases antioxidant levels in the newly formed tissues.
Retinol: Reduces fine lines and wrinkles by increasing production of collagen. Stimulates the production of new blood cells in the skin and improves its colour. Helps in softening the rough patches on the skin along with fighting acne.
Bakuchiol: A plant based alternative for Retinol which is very commonly used for treating acne and skin brightening.
Retinol has several side effects on some people such as
- Dry skin
- Flaking and peeling of the skin
- Increased sensitivity to the sun
- And increased risk of skin cancer
Bakuchiol on the other hand is said to be a miracle in the world of skincare as it is safe and herbal. This oil comes from the seeds of Babchi trees which are found in India and Sri Lanka. It has numerous benefits due to its antioxidant properties, anti-aging effects, antibacterial and detoxing properties.
Satthwa Satvak Bakuchiol Serum is a sum of 20+ Ayurvedic and natural ingredients that helps distinguish itself from other serums in the market by its main ingredient.
This serum helps you get a blemish free and bright skin and helps with anti-ageing. It has all the above mentioned ingredients and they are very effective in treating the majority of skin problems. It will give your skin a tighter elasticity and improve skin texture by working on avoiding any fine lines and wrinkles. Satvak Bakuchiol serum would also help give your skin a youthful glow. The antioxidants present in it protect the skin from pollution and environmental stressors which can cause damage. The soothing and calming properties of bakuchiol could help those with acne-prone skin too.