It wasn’t long ago that serums were considered an added bonus, not a necessity. As the benefits of face serums and the wide range of options have become mainstream, face serums have become the new normal. Now that they are considered a must-have component of your beauty routine, it should be no surprise that there was such a long list of unique, natural serums entered in the 2022 Clean Beauty Awards; here is a glimpse of some of the serums that are running to be the top serum in the industry — you can most certainly find the best one for your skin type.
Super Bioactive Face Serum by Armes Fermentis is a multi-correctional formula designed to deliver hydration, protection, restoration, brightening, nutrition and balance to the skin's overall complexion. With a proprietary blend of 27 botanicals and super bioactive metabolites extracted from reishi, shiitake, snow and Chaga mushroom ferment, this product is a powerhouse of nutrients with anti-inflammatory properties.
Maehwasoo Serum is a certified COSMOS organic skincare serum. Like SALVEO's other products, it is made by a Ph.D. in Oriental Medicine based on 23 years of experience in aromatherapy. With a mixture of natural herbs and oils, this serum is as gentle as it is effective.
Hydrate and replenish skin with AYSWE’s one-of-a-kind vegan formula. It is enriched with 31% Organic Damask Rose Water, multi-vitamins and a blend of natural ingredients. Rosa Vita Hydrating Serum is a 95.76% natural, slightly pink concentrated serum that absorbs quickly to nourish even sensitive skin.
The neck and decollate are often neglected despite being exposed to the elements equally, if not more, than the rest of our body. Kaelen Harwell’s uplifting Citrus Face, Neck and Decollote Serum is designed to replenish and repair this delicate part of the body while feeding it with DMAE, aloe, antioxidants, and MSM, and hyaluronic acid.
Retreatment Botanics Kakadu Brightening Serum is an ultra-strength, oil-free serum. It targets hyperpigmentation, sunspots, blemishes and uneven skin tone, promoting skin elasticity and visibly firming the skin. The formula plumps and rehydrates, targeting sensitive skin with its advanced complex of active & potent vitamin C. Featuring native Kakadu plum, wild desert lime and finger lime, this light-weight serum quickly penetrates without leaving a greasy or sticky residue on the skin.
Jazmine’s Beauty's Glow Getter Hydrating Primer Serum is a lightweight gel formula used to prime skin and hydrate the complexion. It is made with a unique blend of antioxidants to improve microcirculation, stimulating the oxygenating process and skin regeneration. Its violet sheen removes dullness and imperfections for a radiant look. It can be used as a serum and a primer before makeup application.
Ameon's Aurora Glow Serum fights rocky complexion, enlarged pores, and fine lines giving you a revitalized, youthful, lit-from-within glow. It pampers and boosts your complexion in all the right ways, harnessing a scientifically curated suite of vitamins, antioxidants, and peptides that promote a dewy, radiant, and brighter complexion.
Asklepios Garden's Prima Materia Phyto-Actif Serum is a fast-absorbing, nutrient-rich, light-weight serum that can be used day or night. It is an effective way to restore and protect the natural skin barrier. It is formulated to brighten and plump the epidermis, promote healthy skin cell regeneration cell turnover and efficiently balance out sebum production. This serum is naturally scented with only skin-beautifying essential oils of rose, sandalwood, lavender, frankincense & Myrrh.
Rescue and reset your skin for a more youthful glow. This pure, simple formula combines four all-natural ingredients with lasting health benefits. Pecan oil is a soothing, natural moisturizer, so you can enjoy 24-hour hydration without clogging pores.
Gaby's potent anti-aging, soothing, and hydrating formula absorbs quickly to deliver a healthy, radiant glow. This light-weight, water-based serum leaves your skin feeling refreshed, plump, and nourished. This serum contains fruit-based antioxidants rich in Vitamin C and natural actives; this serum minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, prevents aging, and reduces inflammation.
Parisian's Pure Luxe Perfect-aging Serum is a highly concentrated formula, targeting fine lines, sun damage, dry patches, and uneven skin tone. It dramatically improves the appearance of skin's texture, tone, radiance, and bounce. Your skin appears instantly illuminated.
Harness the power of nature to regenerate, nourish and hydrate your skin with this powerful yet gentle serum that provides an immediate and noticeable difference in the skin's appearance. Endymiona's Luminous C Set has a lightweight feel and the ability to absorb, creating a fast addition to your morning skincare routine quickly. Eleven types of vitamin C act as potent antioxidants, each penetrating different layers of the skin to recover melanin, reduce UV damage, and regain a skin tone that is bright and refreshed.
BAO Laboratory’s powerful serum packs 300 times concentrated hyaluronic acid serum into each drop and replaces harmful chemicals with the gentle power of nature. Enjoy the full spectrum of nature's best restorative properties to fully and deeply hydrate the skin. Replace pigmentation and the appearance of aging skin with a nourished, fresh, and smooth appearance.
For RADICALLY radiant skin, Glow Gleam-Giver by PB SKN is your go-to for preventing and reducing signs of sun damage from your outdoor lifestyle. This non-greasy serum contains a potent combination of brightening extracts, including Bearberry, White Mulberry and Liquorice Root. These help to lighten pigmentation and even skin tone and prevent the formation of pigmentation by suppressing tyrosinase activity. A probiotic reduces redness with anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.
SEA Hydrating Serum by Salish Sea Botanicals combines the healing power of the ocean with naturally grown algae. Using the latest marine biotechnology, Algica® from Sweden and AcquaSeal® Algae are formulated with organic oils infused with Salish seaweed to form the basis. SEA Hydrating Serum is soothing, lightweight, beautifully scented and extraordinarily hydrating.
When it comes to moisturizing, nourishing, and reviving the skin, Pascoe's advanced Vitamin C Serum Intensive Care is precision-designed to revitalize aging skin and restore the youthful glow. The intensive serum blends the powerhouse antioxidant Vitamin C with hyaluronic acid to instantly brighten a dull complexion, tighten and firm skin and protect it from ageing and harmful environmental aggressors. It dramatically reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for a more youthful glow that is smoother, firmer and brighter.
Belfiore Herbal's Super Serum is packed with natural vitamins C, A, and E to help generate new skin cells and empower your body to build collagen. This serum leaves your skin visibly brighter. Hyaluronic acid in the form of plant polysaccharides plumps dehydrated skin, and powerful antioxidants from lavender remove dead cell debris trapped under the epidermis.
Chorus QUENCH is incredibly rich in naturally occurring Omega 3 & 6 essential fatty acids for added moisture, hydration and nourishing. One of the Chorus Super Four ingredients, marine phytoplankton, contains high levels of Vitamin C to aid in the prevention of anti-aging, plus a multitude of vital skin minerals including magnesium, zinc and calcium for long-term protection of the skin.
Intense exercise has been shown to increase the rate of premature skin aging due to the effects of free-radical production within the body. PB SKN’s Boost Youth-Yielder is your youth booster in a bottle. Bakuchiol is touted as the natural alternative to retinol. It helps to improve skin brightness and firmness, reduce pore size, and smooth to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Carrot, Quandong and Kangaroo Paw help support skin rejuvenation and combat congestion. They protect against free-radical damage with natural Vitamins A, C & E while nourishing and strengthening the skin.
Pevonia Complexe with Oxyzomes is a powerhouse serum that delivers an instant glow with vitamin C encapsulated in high-tech oxyzomes for vitamin stability and excellent absorbency. It helps manage the signs of aging, preventing and correcting fine lines and uneven skin tone. This unique micro emulsified gel is quickly absorbed to render the skin radiant and smooth.
DrLOUIE's Dark Spot Serum uses a unique mixture of Lactic Acid, Vitamin C, and EmblicaTM to reduce the appearance of dark spots. Lactic Acid gently resurfaces the skin, Vitamin C evens the skin tone, and EmblicaTM prevents melanin formation.
Eternal Facial Serum by Eon Skin Therapy Inc. is a high-performance serum containing exquisite and rare prickly pear oil, often referred to as liquid silk. Together with nine other botanical superstars, Eternal is formulated to hydrate, plump and firm the skin while restoring elasticity, reducing redness and hyperpigmentation, tightening pores, and brightening your complexion, minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
The Pump Face-Firmer by PB SKN is your ULTIMATE skin-quenching and plumping serum. This non-greasy serum includes multi-weight hyaluronic acid and plant collagen that directly delivers deep hydration into cells to relieve dryness and replenish thirsty, dehydrated post-workout skin. It stimulates the repair and production of your skin's collagen and elastin.
The C-Splendid serum by SanRe Organic Skinfood is infused with potent nutrients and antioxidants to provide the best Vitamin C available from the plant kingdom. Delivering true organic vitality powered by derived C, A and E vitamins that holistically and synergistically assist in giving the richest antioxidant benefits, all to help boost radiance and firm and brighten the skin.
Intensely moisturizing this serum helps balance the face's natural sebum production resulting in an instantly refreshed, youthful complexion. Pomegranate oil helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and stimulates collagen. It is enriched with frankincense essential oil, which is known to help lift and tighten the skin, while sea buckthorn oil revives the skin with high levels of vitamin C & E.
Founder’s Formula Phyto-A+ Australian Native Tobacco serum works like a retinoid but is four times more effective than retinoic acid and retinol at stimulating collagen. It reduces pore size and improves radiance, reduces the count, volume and depth of wrinkles and improves hydration for a deeply nourished, even finish on the skin.
Founder’s Formula CALM Tasmanian Mountain Pepper Berry Serum is the perfect solution for exhausted skin. It calms and protects when skin cortisol levels are elevated due to extended periods in air-conditioning, emotional stress, or long days and long nights. The serum improves skin comfort, reduces the appearance of redness and reduces the potential for inflammation and micro-inflammation.
Ambrosia Beautifying Serum by PURA Botanicals is a luxurious, nutrient-dense face oil with luscious and softly herbaceous blue tansy from Morocco. This antioxidant-rich azure blue oil is hydrating, fast-absorbing, and helps boost the look of the skin, leaving a firm, glowing, silky-soft appearance. Cold-pressed evening primrose oil contains gamma-linoleic acid, which improves elasticity and helps relieve redness and irritation.
PLANE JANE® Hydrating Serum by Rinascentia contains hyaluronic acid, vitamins E, B5 and aloe vera to boost hydration, elasticity and plump skin, giving a soothing and cooling effect. Lactobacillus sea Kelp bio ferment adds a probiotic, nurturing your skin's microbiome.
Australian Kakadu Plum is the richest source of Vitamin C of any known plant. Wild harvested, the plums used have exceptionally high levels of phytonutrients. As a powerful antioxidant, it reduces uneven skin tone and rough texture, improves general dullness to promote dewy skin and inhibits dark spots and hyper-pigmentation. With continued use, Founder’s Formula Wild-Harvested Plum Vitamin C Serum prevents new dark spots from forming and fades brown spots without altering normal skin pigmentation.
FADE Native Snowflower Dark Spot Serum by Founder’s Formula lightens dark spots caused by melanin clumping, hormonal changes, or as a response to past inflammation caused by pimples. Australian Native Snowflower Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) contains high levels of kaempferol which effectively breaks up melanin clumps that appear as dark spots, patches and marks.
Pickle's Potions Hylauronic Hydration Booster offers mega hydration and antioxidant powers. The botanical extracts protect your skin from the environment, sun exposure, and harsh chemicals. Hyaluronic acid protects our lipid barrier and increases the skin's resilience to the elements. The Hydration Booster makes the skin less wrinkly and less dull. It smoothes out the tone of our skin, tightening and lessening the appearance of wrinkles.
Rosemira's Beauty Revitalizing Serum promotes healthy, radiant skin by combining sea buckthorn berry with the vitamin C-rich oils of evening primrose and borage seed, carrot and rose essential oils. The high concentration of rosehip seed oil and rose damascene essential oil is especially effective for mature skin and those suffering from all degrees of Rosacea.
Fresk's Serum provides moisture and deep hydration to the skin with concentrated nutrients. It is rich in antioxidants, resulting in deep hydration for dry and flaky skin. Extremely gentle on the skin with no harmful chemicals and is preservative-free.
Hereward Farms' luxurious lavender-infused face serum is made with all-natural ingredients. It contains all the health benefits of lavender with its cold-infusion method. The base of this product is sweet almond oil, high in Vitamins A, B and D and is known to be a very efficient moisturizing agent and creates a soothing combination to ease skin and hair. It helps to balance oily skin and nourishes dry skin.
The Retreatment Botanics Restore Serum is rich in powerful phytoactives to revitalize, diminish fine lines and wrinkles, and promote radiant luminosity. It enriches, rejuvenates, and deeply nourishes. Harnessing the transformative power of active Australian botanicals like native Sandalwood seed and wild Rosella flower extract, the luxurious Restore Serum leaves skin replenished, hydrated, and glowing with youthful vitality.
Ilike Organic Skincare’s Probiotic Serum, which increases the skin's natural healing abilities by balancing its microbiome. Hyaluronic acid replenishes moisture; lactic acid brightens, and its antioxidant-rich and anti-inflammatory botanicals slow the aging process of all skin types, including acneic conditions.
Bioretinol Anti-aging Night Complex by Zorah biocosmetique is formulated with 1% pure phyto-retinol and derived from the seeds of the bakuchiol flower and encapsulated in rich, nourishing argan oil. Phyto-retinol works overnight to reduce signs of aging, to smooth the skin and brighten your complexion while you sleep.
Face serums are lightweight moisturizers or targeted revitalizing elixirs that contain high concentrations of active ingredients to help soothe, resurface, hydrate and replenish. Each with a different combination of skin nourishing benefits, any of these spectacular serums could be right for you. Looking for more natural beauty finds? Our post about Clean Beauty B.O. Busters That You Need to Try is here.