It’s been a relentless summer for burning rays, and the sun has yet to put on shades for the journey into autumn. Those who followed our soothing after-sun skincare guide last issue will have prepped their dermis with the appropriate layers to counter sun damage, but there’s still more you can do. The secret to prolonging youthful, supple skin is to nurture it with a boost of hydration, courtesy of our curated list of highly potent, deeply moisturising serums.
RéVive Moisturising Renewal Hydrogel Targeted 4D Hydration Serum
First up, American luxury skincare line RéVive held nothing back when producing its most advanced and reliable hydrating serum to combat fine lines and wrinkles. Moisturising Renewal Hydrogel Targeted 4D Hydration Serum boasts nourishing bio-renewal technology. Its powerful glycolic acid formulation utilises four types of hyaluronic acid that attract and retain moisture within the skin.
Derm Institute Cellular Rejuvenating Serum
Next up, New York skincare brand Derm Institute has been lauded for its science-based formulas and cutting-edge ingredients. Its innovative Cellular Rejuvenating Serum tackles the build up of toxins underneath the skin, while its patented Fillift complex with anti-ageing peptides counters free radical damage with collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, improving firmness and elasticity of the facial contours.
Darphon Stimulskin Plus Absolute Renewal Serum
For a sumptuous crystal-based alternative, French skincare brand Darphin has introduced Stimulskin Plus Absolute Renewal Serum. This new, advanced formula harnesses the natural properties of its active botanical ingredients and Sea Emerald to stimulate natural collagen production and restore youthfulness by reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Sarah Chapman Skinesis Age-Repair Serum
Another promising hydration serum to counter the effects of free radical damage is Skinesis Age-Repair Serum by London premier skincare and beauty specialist Sarah Chapman. Comprised of active ingredients from the finest botanicals and a trio of collagen-stimulating peptides, anti-oxidant complex and vitamins, the serum promotes brighter, firmer and more supple skin.
Skin Need 100% Hyaluronic Acid
For a more sustainable option, look no further than Hong Kong-based skincare label Skin Need. The pure, clean formula of its 100% Hyaluronic Acid is combined with silica-rich bamboo extract to help fortify skin proteins. It also protects the dermis from sensitising agents and soothes all skin types, including irritation-prone and non-comedogenic skin. Simply add five drops onto the face before patting upwards for refreshingly light, supple skin.