Glow Around the Clock: The Ultimate Guide to Day and Night Serums

26.06.2024



Serums are a must have powerhouse product, delivering concentrated active ingredients to the skin for maximum benefits. However, not all serums are created equal, and understanding the difference between day and night serums is crucial for achieving radiant, healthy skin. This guide delves into the distinct purposes, ingredients, and benefits of day and night serums to help you make the most of your skincare routine.


The Role of Serums in Skincare


Serums are lightweight, fast-absorbing liquids designed to deliver high concentrations of active ingredients directly to the skin. They can address various skin concerns, such as ageing, hydration, brightening, and acne. The potency and targeted nature of serums make them a valuable addition to any skincare regimen.


Day Serums: Protect and Hydrate


Purpose: Day serums are formulated to protect your skin from environmental aggressors, such as UV rays, pollution, and free radicals. They also aim to keep your skin hydrated and smooth throughout the day.


Key Ingredients:

  1. Antioxidants: Ingredients such as Vitamins C and E, and ferulic acid neutralise free radicals and protect the skin from damage.
  2. Hydrators: Hyaluronic acid and glycerin provide deep hydration and maintain the skin’s moisture barrier.
  3. UV Protection: Some day serums contain ingredients like niacinamide, which can enhance the effectiveness of your sunscreen.


Benefits:

  • Protection: Shields the skin from harmful environmental factors.
  • Hydration: Keeps the skin plump and moisturised.
  • Radiance: Promotes a bright and even skin tone.


Application Tips:

  • Apply day serums in the morning after cleansing.
  • Follow up with a moisturiser and sunscreen to lock in hydration and provide additional protection.



Affirm 30ml

Supercharged with over ten unique Antioxidants, Cosmedix Affirm is an Antioxidant firming serum that reduces visible signs of damage to your skin from sun exposure and environmental damage. The all-natural ingredients have each been clinically corrected to their most natural and active...

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Affirm 30ml

$111.20
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OptiBoost Complex 30ml

Aspect Dr OptiBoost Complex uses Liposome technology to deliver Enzymes to damaged skin cells along with a combination of Botanicals and Hydrators to provide superior Antioxidant protection and support skin cell recovery post UV exposure.

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OptiBoost Complex 30ml

$116.00
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Active C Serum 30ml

Aspect Dr Active C Serum is a powerful Antioxidant and Peptide serum, formulated with Vitamin C to help firm the surface of skin and promote elasticity for a radiant complexion.

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Active C Serum 30ml

$119.20
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Multi B Plus Serum 30ml

A turbo charger for your other products, Aspect Dr Multi B Plus Serum literally gives your current products a big boost. Infusing your skin with an energising cocktail of Multi B Vitamins and a patented blend of skin fortifying Sea...

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Multi B Plus Serum 30ml

$119.20
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Surge Serum 30ml

This Hyaluronic Acid serum dramatically boosts skin hydration, plumps appearance of skin and helps protect skin from transepidermal water loss. Cosmedix Surge Serum is essential in helping your skin stay moisturised and protected from environmental stressors which helps minimise the...

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Surge Serum 30ml

$143.20
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Night Serums: Repair and Rejuvenate


Purpose: Night serums focus on repairing and rejuvenating the skin while you sleep, a time when the skin’s natural repair processes are most active. These serums target issues like ageing, pigmentation, and skin texture.


Key Ingredients:

  1. Retinoids: Retinol and its derivatives stimulate cell turnover and collagen production, reducing fine lines and improving skin texture.
  2. Peptides: Support skin structure by promoting collagen and elastin production.
  3. Exfoliants: Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs) help to remove dead skin cells and reveal smoother skin.
  4. Moisturisers: Ingredients like ceramides restore the skin’s barrier and lock in moisture.


Benefits:

  • Repair: Enhances the skin’s natural repair processes.
  • Anti-Aging: Reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots.
  • Improved Texture: Promotes a smoother, more even skin surface.


Application Tips:

  • Apply night serums after cleansing and toning in the evening.
  • Follow up with a nourishing moisturiser to support the skin’s overnight repair.


How to Incorporate Serums into Your Routine


  1. Cleanse: Start with a gentle cleanser suitable for your skin type to remove impurities and prep your skin for serum application.
  2. Tone: Use a toner to balance your skin’s pH and remove any remaining traces of cleanser.
  3. Apply Serum: Dispense a few drops of serum onto your fingertips and gently pat it into your skin, focusing on areas of concern.
  4. Moisturise: Seal in the serum with a moisturiser suited for your skin type. For daytime, ensure your moisturiser contains SPF or apply a separate sunscreen.


Pro Tips:

  • Allow each product to fully absorb before layering the next to avoid pilling.
  • Consistency is key; use your serums daily to see the best results.
  • Introduce new serums gradually to monitor how your skin reacts and avoid irritation.


Exfol A Plus Serum 30ml

Aspect Dr Exfol A Plus Serum is a refining serum combining the power of Lactic Acid, Lanablue, and Retinol to smooth skin texture and allow for ultimate absorption of other ingredients. *Not for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Exfol A Plus Serum 30ml

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Clarity Serum 30ml

Control problematic skin and combat blemishes with Cosmedix Clarity Serum. Retinol and Salicylic Acid work together to help exfoliate and purify skin to help prevent the appearance of breakouts and blemishes.  *Not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding.

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Clarity Serum 30ml

$71.20
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Intensive Clarity Treatment: 0.5% Pure Retinol 1oz

The power of 0.5% pure retinol paired with Phytic Acid, Phenylethyl Resorcinol and Gluconolactone delivers the ultimate nighttime treatment for those prone to breakouts and hyperpigmentation. PCA Skin Intensive Clarity Treatment: 0.5% Pure Retinol is an exceptional formulation that provides...

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Intensive Clarity Treatment: 0.5% Pure Retinol 1oz

$148.00
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Serum 16 30ml

Meet the new gold standard in anti-ageing and skin repair! An encapsulated blend unique to the brand, Cosmedix Serum 16 is the closest thing to prescription strength age defiance without a prescription.  *Not safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Serum 16 30ml

$116.00
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Problem Skin Serum 30ml

Aspect Dr Problem Skin Serum is a potent, non-greasy, calming, purifying, detoxifying and anti-comedonal serum (meaning it won't clog pores), useful in treating all problem skin concerns.

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Problem Skin Serum 30ml

$111.20
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