As the weather gets warmer, your skin changes. Moisturizing is still essential during the warmer months. Serums and facial oils are great moisturizers that have different effects on the skin.

Serum vs facial oil

What’s the difference?

Serums bring moisture into the skin. They’re used for various issues like anti-aging or sun damage and typically contain several ingredients like vitamins or antioxidants. Serums have a deeper skin penetration.

Facial oils lock hydration. They balance the production of natural sebum on the skin and increases surface hydration. Are based on one particular oil or a combination. Plant-based oils and seeds such as jojoba, avocado, grapeseed, and sunflower are popular facial oils and address different skin issues, such as irritation, anti-aging, or inflammation.

What about using facial oil with oily skin?
Though it may sound contradictory, even oily skin can benefit from oils such as grapeseed or sunflower seeds which absorb skin natural oils to help balance the skin and control the extra shine that comes from having oily skin.

Do you include serums or facial oils as part of your routine? Try our skin type quiz to find out which one is best for your skin type. We’ll give you some tips and recommendations.

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