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These power-packed treatments deliver smoother skin, fewer fine lines, and a more youthful appearance.

Cindy Hatcher
October 17, 2017

You can't remember when it started, but the tiredness you always feel now shows on your face. You know the signs: dark circles, puffy eyes, oversize pores, and facial imperfections that refuse to be covered. No one wants to look meh, especially around the holidays. Brighten skin with an age-busting face serum designed for more targeted results.

These serums apply high concentrations of active ingredients to penetrate deeply into skin to address specific concerns like wrinkles and sun damage. Apply one of our picks after cleansing but before moisturizing to deliver powerful ingredients such as vitamin E, antioxidants, hyaluronic acid, and botanical extracts of licorice root extract directly to your skin. These serve to increase calm and soothe skin, promote elasticity, boost cellular repair, and combat free radicals so you can get your glow on.

DRUNK ELEPHANT T.L.C. FRAMBOOS GLYCOLIC NIGHT SERUM, $90
Wake up to pores that appear smaller and skin that looks noticeably smoother via glycolic and alpha hydroxy acids.

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SKINCEUTICALS H.A. INTENSIFIER, $98
The hyaluronic acid found in this booster helps regulate moisture levels, which become increasingly important as we age.

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LANCÔME ADVANCED GÉNIFIQUE SENSITIVE SERUM, $78
This vitamin E and ferulic acid-based serum helps heal environmental damage and protect skin from future exposure.

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YOURGOODSKIN BALANCING SKIN CONCENTRATE, $20
This wallet-friendly serum showed remarkable results when used twice daily for a month.

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