If you’re looking into what skincare products to use this spring-summer season, your best bet is to swap the autumn-winter heavy creams and serums for lightweight options in this new season. Spring summer season always calls for lightweight moisturizers and serums, and today we will be looking into Elixirs as an alternative to autumn-winter heavy serums.
So what are beauty elixirs? Elixirs are medicinal skin-loving potions that have a combination of herbal plant extracts, and various skin-loving oils, they can also contain Hylauronic acid, ceramides, butter e.t.c. They can help to prevent fine lines by regenerating the skin cells. Depending on your skin needs, these elixirs can help heal and nourish the skin to give you a fresher clearer, and brighter skin texture.
In as much as beauty elixirs may seem much like serums, they’re not. Beauty elixirs are much lighter than serums but heavier than toners. They do penetrate into deeper layers of the skin just like a serum but are very light which why they are most embraced in the spring-summer season. I’m sure we are all very familiar with the woes of skin in the spring-summer season, not only does the hot weather makes you sweat, the sweat will melt off your moisturizers especially if they’re heavy, making a mess of your makeup. That’s why I believe these beauty elixirs are cult finds for the new season.
Elixirs can work just as serums do, they come in the form of moisturizers, and facial oils too. The moisturizer form of elixir adds just the right amount of hydration to the skin to keep it glowing all through the summer season. Did I mention beauty elixirs can help shrink down the size of oversized pores? Some beauty elixirs can also be used as a priming base for your makeup, and even to set your makeup in place for several hours.
Beauty elixirs can be used just after toning in any skincare routine, the serum form can be used just after you’ve applied your serums then the moisturizer form comes next while the oil form can be the final step. The mist form of the beauty elixir can be used to finish and set your makeup. If you want to achieve an effortless dewy skin this season, some elixir formulas can also replace your heavy foundation.
When it comes to buying habits, I will advise buying one that you can discern will give what your skin needs, test it by starting slowly, wearing it at night only then build up by including the mornings too. If it works and helps you achieve your skincare goal, go back and buy them in the bulk of 2 to 3 to last you the season
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