As we grow older, lots of changes happens to the skin. From gradual loss of elastin and moisture to thinning of the skin’s surface and blood vessel walls, as a result it could take more time for creams to work on matured skin.
We’ve seen this happen time and time again – give a 30 year old and a 50 year old same cream, the younger person is likely to start seeing results sooner.
That’s why, If you’re above 35 or 40, then it’s advisable to use serums more often, as part of your skincare routine to rock your best skin in your 40s, 50s, and 60s because due to decrease in collagen production as we age, our skin is no longer as active as it used to be, hence, creams may find it difficult to do their jobs well and that’s why you need a serum to support and help bring out the magic power in your creams and lotions.
“Now You Might Be Asking So I Shouldn’t Use a Cream?”
It’s not a question of choosing between serums and moisturizers. Who says we can’t enjoy the best of both worlds.
Creams are still very powerful and Can and will still work perfectly fine on its own without adding a serum. In fact we have lots of Happy Neutriherbs customers using just creams and are getting their desired results.
So if you’re going to use a cream alone, that’s fine, but the point is, a cream is a cream.
Because of their nature, creams are meant to sit on the outer layer of the skin because they are thicker and heavier in texture which means they don’t have as much ability to penetrate into the skin as deep as a serum would.
Here’s where serums come in.
Serums are able to hydrate and interact with your skin on the deepest level possible and solve your skin problems from the root.
Moreover, Ingredients in creams tend to penetrate deeper when applied on a moist skin so when you use a serum before a cream it helps.
The key to getting results is in picking the right serum for your unique skin concerns and goals.
Whether you want to brighten up, look younger, treat acne or manage acne prone skin, there is a serum for you.