The Best Skin Serums
A splurge, yes, but these beauty elixirs are a worthy investment for healthier skin.
Finally, a sunscreen you’ll actually want to wear. Loaded with antioxidants, this lightweight pick protects against free radicals and UVA rays (the ones responsible for premature aging), without any stickiness or streaking.
To buy: $42, birchbox.com.
Hyaluronic Acid, the namesake ingredient in this hydrating formula, adds moisture to parched skin and keeps it there. Wear it alone or layered under your favorite cream if you’re extra dry.
To buy: $12, amazon.com.
This caffeinated pick perks up tired skin, while peppermint in the formula helps to deflate puffiness. Smooth on your face for a quick pick-me-up every morning.
To buy: $59, dermstore.com.
With a potent blend of alpha hydroxy acids like glycolic and salicylic, this skin clearing treatment sloughs off dead skin cells, unclogs pores, and helps lighten acne spots and scars without irritation. Use nightly for smoother, brighter skin.
To buy: $90, sephora.com.