If you’re looking for plumper, softer, and more hydrated skin, then hi, I’m about to change your life (or, at the very least, your face). Because you’re about to find your new BFF, a hyaluronic acid serum—i.e. the MVP of all skincare products. No, hyaluronic acid (HA) isn’t just a trendy ingredient that’s all fluff and no power. It actually draws moisture from the air and pulls it into your skin to keep it hydrated all day long, leaving you with the dewy, baby-angel face of your dreams. Need proof? Try one of these 10 best hyaluronic acid serums below and see the results for yourself.
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Best Hyaluronic Acid Serum for Sensitive Skin
Vichy Minéral 89 Face Serum
The combo of soothing minerals and hyaluronic acid in this serum are ideal for hydrating sensitive skin. Not only does it help calm irritated skin barriers, but it’s also free of potential irritants (like synthetic fragrance and dyes) making it totally safe for allergic, hyper-sensitive skin.
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L’Oreal Paris Revitalift Derm Intensives Hyaluronic Acid Serum Ampoules
Skin looking/feeling so meh lately? If your skin is in need of at-home skin treatments and some TLC, these seven concentrated serum ampoules are made with 1.9% pure hyaluronic acid to give you a major boost of hydration. Use twice a day (in the morning and evening) to help plump and soften skin.
Best Drugstore Hyaluronic Acid Serum
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Serum
This serum from Neutrogena is proof that you can get a supreme hyaluronic acid product at the drugstore (and for just $15!). It’s insanely hydrating, has a lightweight and non-sticky texture, and works on all skin types. The trifecta.
Best Hyaluronic Acid Serum Gel
Drunk Elephant B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum
This hyaluronic acid serum gel from Drunk Elephant is so damn hydrating, it can be used in place of your moisturizer. I use it every morning under my sunscreen and it keeps my skin feeling soft and dewy—never greasy or tacky.
Best All-Natural Hyaluronic Acid Serum
Pai Back to Life Hydration Serum
If you’re into the green beauty scene, then you’re going to love this hyaluronic acid serum from all-natural and organic skincare brand Pai. Apply it under your moisturizer morning and night for healthy, glowy skin—without any of the questionable ingredients your face doesn’t want.
Best Hyaluronic Acid Serum For Super Dry Skin
Clinique Moisture Surge Concentrate
Any hyaluronic serum will help dry, dehydrated, super-thirsty skin, but this one from Clinique is especially good at it. The concentrated serum contains hyaluronic acid, aloe vera, and antioxidants to keep skin hydrated for up to 72 hours. Yup.
Best Hyaluronic Acid Serum for Redness-Prone Skin
Is Clinical Hydra-Cool Serum
Rosacea and redness-prone skin will love the cooling and soothing effects of this hyaluronic acid serum. Besides hyaluronic acid, it has refreshing menthol plus anti-inflammatory vitamin B5, mushroom extract, and centella asiatica (a redness-reducing plant extract).
Best Hyaluronic Acid for Wrinkles
SkinMedica HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator
Contemplating Botox? Try a bottle of this plumping hyaluronic acid serum before making the appointment. It has five different forms of HA to plump, soothe, and hydrate—plus firming peptides and vitamin E. The result is smoother skin with fewer lines and wrinkles.
Best Hyaluronic Acid Serum for Oily Skin
Pacifica Pineapple Quench Oil-Free Water Serum
PSA: Oily skin needs hydration too (otherwise, it can end up producing more oil to compensate for the dryness). So, if you’re oily, grab a tube of this hyaluronic acid serum. It’s incredibly lightweight, soaks into skin in seconds, and is oil-free, making it a safe bet for skin that’s prone to greasiness.
Best Hyaluronic Acid Serum Booster
Dr. Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Hydration Booster
You don’t have to radically change up your skincare routine to include hyaluronic acid. Just add a few drops of this hyaluronic booster serum to your existing face moisturizer or mix it with your favorite serum for extra hydrating benefits.
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