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First serum or day cream - discover it here 👈🏽

Radiant skin is the canvas of our personal appearance. We do everything we can to keep our skin young, firm and radiant. We use creams, serums, make-up and cleaners. But how do you determine the correct order for the best results? The eternal question: ' Serum or day cream first? ' we answer here.

The importance of a good skincare routine

Before we determine the order of your favorite skincare products, we consider the foundation of radiant skin: a solid skincare routine . A careful routine not only protects against external factors, such as UV rays and pollution, but also nourishes and hydrates from within.

What is a serum?

A serum is a concentrated elixir, packed with active ingredients. It's lightweight and designed to penetrate deep into the skin. It is aimed at specific skin care, where the ingredients are essential. Whether you're looking for hydration with hyaluronic acid, brightening with vitamin C or anti-aging with retinol... There's a serum for every need.

What does a day cream do?

A day cream, often enriched with SPF, is your daily shield against the elements. This daily moisturizer hydrates, nourishes and protects your skin. This allows you to maintain a fresh, radiant appearance all day long.

The perfect order of your skincare products

Now that we know what a day cream does and what a serum is good for, the answer to the question 'serum or day cream first?' quite simple. You first apply your serum before using the cream 💫 We'll dive into it a little deeper:

Step 1: Cleaning

Start with a gentle cleansing to prepare your skin. You must remove impurities and excess sebum daily. The active ingredients also help against pimples and skin aging. Our Almaaz cleanser is perfect for this.

Step 2: Apply a toner

Apply a toner to balance your skin's pH level and remove the last bits of dirt. Try the Almaaz toner for a refreshing touch.

Step 3: Exfoliant (optional)

Use an exfoliant for a deeper cleanse. You don't use a scrub or exfoliant every day and if you do use them, you do so in the evening. Why? Because otherwise you are hypersensitive to the sun, which leads to irritations and redness. Our Almaaz Pineapple scrub is highly recommended.

Step 4: Serum

Apply your serum. A few drops of the Almaaz Vitamin Drops work wonders.

Step 5: Day cream

After the serum, it is time to finish with a protective day cream, such as the Almaaz day cream with SPF30.

Serum vs. Day cream - what's the difference?

Although both are essential, serums and day creams have unique properties. Serums are more concentrated and penetrate deeper, while day creams mainly moisturize and protect.

Difference between serum and day cream

  • Serums have a high concentration of active ingredients and smaller molecules, allowing them to penetrate deep into the skin. They tackle specific skin problems, such as wrinkles and pigment spots.
  • Day creams have a richer consistency, remain on the skin's surface and provide general hydration and protection.

So, apply serum or day cream first? Correct! First the serum and then the cream. Radiant skin is the result of careful care. By applying serums and day creams in the right order, you maximize the benefits and give your skin the best chance to shine.

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