The Glass serum guide

 

THE big hitter of any skincare regime is a serum – an essential skincare product – which delivers powerful and effective, highly concentrated ingredients to the skin and is applied after cleansing and before moisturising. These days there is a formulation for all ages, skin types and complexion concerns – from oiliness, acne, sun damage, lines and ageing. Here is the Glass guide to the best.

CuLT51 Immediate Effect Serum 30mlCult51 Immediate Effect Serum

Cult51 Immediate Effect Serum
Created for one of the biggest music stars ever, the Cult51 Immediate Effect Serum is full of powerful antioxidants to address all ageing concerns. Clinically proven and thoroughly tested, this serum works with your skin. Apply to areas you want to “lift” and within a mere 15 minutes impressive results will be seen.

Cult51 Immediate Effect Serum, 30ml, £95, is available from here 
Dr Sebagh Supreme Maintenance Youth Serum
Dr Sebagh Supreme Maintenance Youth Serum

Dr Sebagh Supreme Maintenance Youth Serum
From the highly regarded cosmetic surgeon and containing a very high percentage of active ingredients, this serum improves skin elasticity and softness while reducing fine lines.

Dr Sebagh Supreme Maintenance Youth Serum, (60ml), £215, is available here

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Eve Lom Time Retreat Radiance Boost Treatment
Containing Liposome Encapsulated Retinol and Alpha Hydroxy Acids to deal with existing skin damage, this serum strengthens skin to work against the future formation of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. Can be used as a treatment mask.

Eve Lom Time Retreat Radiance Boost Treatment, (50ml), £75, is available here

RMK BARRIER TREATMENT ESSENCERMK Barrier Treatment Essence

RMK Barrier Treatment Essence
Offering protection from environmental damage, this formula strengthens the skin’s natural barriers and is packed full of vitamins and essential oils to soothe.

RMK Barrier Treatment Essence, (30ml), £55, is available here

DR Murad Advanced Active Radiance SerumMurad Advanced Active Radiance

Murad Advanced Active Radiance
Based on the results of Dr Murad’s many years of research and expertise, the powerful Advanced Active Radiance boosts radiance and brightness, and it protects against and reverses environmental damage.

Murad Advanced Active Radiance, (30ml), £79.50 is available here

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La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion
This super luxe serum developed by the La Prairie’s scientists focuses on three major skin concerns – darkening, redness and greying skin. Its silky formulation of tiny white caviar pearl contains golden caviar extract, vitamin C, and an anti-pollution treatment blend evens out skin tone and reduces redness while firming skin beautifully.

La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion, (30ml), £360, is available here

ORDINARY-HA2+B5-Bottle-v1.0The Ordinary HA2+B5

The Ordinary HA2+B5
A very effective serum from quiet revolutionary, no-frills brand The Ordinary offers deep hydration and plumping at a brilliant price.

The Ordinary HA2+B5, (30ml), £5.90, is available here 

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Merumaya Iconic Youth Serum

Merumaya Iconic Youth Serum
This nourishing serum from UK brand Merumaya containing the brand’s patented clinically tested innovative ingredients tackles lines, inflammation, elasticity and age spots, while improving radiance. It has a lovely fragrance too.

Merumaya Iconic Youth Serum, (30ml), £38.50, is available here

Omorovicza instant_perfection_serumOmorovicza Instant Perfection Serum

Omorovicza Instant Perfection Serum
Ideal for oily and combination skins, this oil-free clear formula tames shine, reduces lines and pores while also improving radiance. This serum is composed of a powerful mix blend of Hungary’s mineral-rich healing waters and the brand’s patented Hydro Mineral Transference™ delivery system as well as high quality vitamins, essential oils and natural ingredients.

Omorovicza Instant Perfection Serum, (30ml), £80, is available here 

LA Roche Posay HYDRAPHASE-INTENSE_Flacon-Serum-FRGB-30ml-det-2La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense

La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense
Perfect for dry and sensitive complexions, this product is fresh and non-oily, containing La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water and Hyaluronic Acid to promote moisture and comfort.

La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense, (50ml), £16.50, is available here

Shiseido UltimuneShiseido Ultimune Power infusing Concentrate

Shiseido Ultimune Power infusing Concentrate
A preventative product which also treats current skin concerns, this concentrate treats the skin as well as protecting it against environmental harm by harnessing a range of powerful and effective botanical ingredients such as Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract, Shiso and Thyme.

Shiseido Ultimune Power infusing Concentrate, (30ml), £60, is available here

TATA Harper Serum

Tata Harper Rejuvenating Serum

Tata Harper Rejuvenating Serum
An award-winning, concentrated formula that helps to smooths fine lines and wrinkles with a range of ingredients like hyaluronic acid, vitamins plus antioxidants resulting in a radiant healthy complexion. Smells very nice too.

Tata Harper Rejuvenating Serum, (30ml), £88, is available here

VICHY_AQUALIA THERMAL - Serum - Pack 50ml

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum
An excellent product for hydrating parched and dry skin. Offering deep hydration at a good price, this serum is highly effective, making skin look plumped, fresher and healthier as well.

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum, (30ml), £25, is available here

Emma Hardie Vit C Serum 30mlEmma Hardie Vit C Serum

Emma Hardie Vit C Serum
Containing vitamin C to brighten and reduce dark spots and pigmentation while promoting collagen production, and vitamin B3 to fight back against environmental damage and premature ageing, this serum is airily light and easily absorbed.

Emma Hardie Vit C Serum, (30ml), £49, is available here

by Caroline Simpson