THE MOST POWERFUL PRODUCT IN YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE

January 09, 2021

THE MOST POWERFUL PRODUCT IN YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE

When it comes to skincare, we all know the basics: cleansing, moisturizing and protecting our skin from the sun. 

But to really get the most out of your routine, serum is the answer.

As a general rule, serum is meant to be used after cleansing and before moisturizing.

Over the past decade, serums have become somewhat iconic, and for good reason. 

Serums are impressive products when it comes to intense skin nutrition. A little goes a long way and they are easily worked into existing skincare routines. 

With a variety of serums to tackle different skin needs, these little bottles of goodness are hard to live without.

All of our Litchi & Titch serums are 100% plant, seed and flower oil-based.  Each ingredient has been meticulously chosen for its unique benefit/s and nutrient structure.  No fillers, no chemicals, no substitutes and no toxic alternatives.  

In addition to these gorgeous blends of plant oils, we have included a 'secret weapon’ into the formulations of all our Serums. Squalane.

Our bodies produce Squalene, a compound made naturally by our sebaceous glands.  However, as we age the production of Squalene decreases, causing drier, more dehydrated and ageing skin. 

Over the past decade or so, naturally derived Squalane – the hydrogenated version of Squalene, has become a welcome addition to skincare products globally. (The Squalane we use comes from Sugar Cane)

Apart from binding moisture cells to your skin cells, Squalane acts as a transport vehicle, carrying plant oils deep into the dermis. This also means that your serum does not ‘sit’ on-top of your skin, but is absorbed deeper into the epidermis.

Squalane sits neatly between skin cells, leaving your skin noticeably smooth and silky to the touch.

When it comes to choosing a serum, certain formulas are universally beneficial, while others are intended for specific skin concerns. 

Here's what you need to know about each type:

HYDRATION PLUS + SERUM

A deeply hydrating and anti-ageing blend, of nutrient-rich botanical, seed and flower oils. 

Boasting HERO ingredients of Baobab, Rosehip and Squalane, our HYDRATION PLUS + SERUM has been specifically formulated to deliver intense skin nourishment with effective anti-ageing properties.  This impressive combination of plant-based ingredients is rich in vitamins, minerals and nutrients, which help combat wrinkles, dehydration and lackluster skin.

HYDRATION PLUS + is the ultimate solution for a more youthful-looking and glowing skin.

 

BREAKTHROUGH SERUM

A clarifying blend of plant oils focused on clearing, calming and healing sensitive, teenage, problem or hormonal skins.

Boasting HERO ingredients of Hemp, Kalahari Melon Seed, Vit E, Carrot Seed and Hazelnut oils, our BREAKTHROUGH SERUM has been formulated to deliver soothing and healing skin nutrition.

Remember, oilier skins love natural oils.  Adding the right oils to your skin does not lead to further oil production, but works to combat the issues associated with excess sebum. 

BALANCING AROMATHERAPY BLEND SERUM

BALANCING AROMATHERAPY BLEND SERUM

A balanced blend of Aromatherapy Essential Oils, this serum is perfect for all ages and skin types.  Boasting HERO ingredients of Neroli, Grapefruit and Chamomile our BALANCING AROMATHERAPY SERUM has been carefully formulated to combine the essential oils and botanical extracts that provide the ultimate n skin health.   

Packed with the superior flower-power of 10 Essential Oils your skin will love this serum and your mind and soul will love the beautifully calming aroma.

THE ULTIMATE VITAMIN BOOST SERUM

THE ULTIMATE VITAMIN BOOST SERUM

Specially selected flower, seed and plant oils rich in vitamins are the chosen ingredients for our ULTIMATE VITAMIN BOOST SERUM.  

Our HERO combination of Marula, Seabuckthorn, Baobab, Rosehip, Meadowfoam, Broccoli and Pomegranate all help to replenish and maintain optimum skin health.

This serum is not only rich in Vit C, but it also includes high concentrations of Vitamins A,B, B5, D, E and F.  Amino Acids and Omega 3,6 & 9 complete the elements of this aptly named product.

Use daily or when you feel your skin needs an extra boost!

 

How to Add a Serum to Your Skincare Routine

Ready to add one or more serums to your routine? Here's how to go about it.

  • Introduce serums slowly into your skincare routine.  They are powerful and your skin may need to adjust to them.
  • Use our serums day or night.
  • Use as a stand-alone product, or mix into day and night creams for extra plant power.
  • Use as little as 3, or as many as 10 drops – depending on your skins needs.
  • A variety of serums from our range can be used in conjunction with each other.  For example, you could use Serum No.1 every day and Serum No.4 when you feel your skin needs an extra boost.  
  • Serums form a wonderful foundation to your skin before applying makeup.

Morning Ritual:

Apply around 5 – 7 drops of Serum to your skin, after cleansing and misting your face.  

Top Tip: Misting helps to dampen the skin and aids absorption of the serum into the epidermis.

Next, add your daily moisturizer and makeup if necessary. 

 

 Applying Litchi and Titch Serum

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Night Ritual:

Apply around 8 - 10 drops of Serum to your skin, after cleansing and misting your face.

If you feel necessary, add your night moisturizer, however, a good amount of serum is all you need for overnight skin health

Top Tip: Place an old scarf on your pillow to prevent the oils from staining your linen.


Conclusion

Now you know the benefits of including a serum in your routine, and how it can change your skin for the better!

Not only does serum contain the most concentrated dose of active ingredients, but it also has the ability to penetrate deeply, giving you maximum results. 

You just need to choose the right serum, with the right ingredients, and hopefully we've helped with that! 

 





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