Skin Care: Serums

Protect. Prevent. Repair. Whatever your concern, there?s a skin care solution for you this season.

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Lightweight but ultra-targeted treatments to layer into your daily skin care regime.

01  Dove Pro-Age Neck & Chest Beauty Serum
AHAs, olive oil and glycerin combat the dullness, dryness and slowed cell turnover that can plague the delicate neck and décolletage areas.
($9.19; mass retailers)

02  Origins Modern Fusion
This multitasker is all about rice: The fermented bran helps cells shed regularly, the hull powder shrinks pores, the starch evens out skin tone and the bran wax balances moisture levels.
($36; Origins counters, origins.com)

03  Clarins Pore Minimizing Serum
Get a smooth complexion in a flash with this oil-absorbing treatment that mattifies and diminishes pores, without causing a tight, dry feeling.
($47; Clarins counters)

04  Skin Nutrition with Phytomins Recovery Face Serum
Plant-derived vitamins feature prominently in this ultracalming treatment; perfect for skin recovering from peels, microdermabrasion and other aggressive therapies.
($18.99; Rite Aid, drugstore.com)

05  Huiles & Baumes Face Nourishing Oil-Serum
A rich, natural blend of reparative rose hip oil, calming jojoba oil, nourishing black currant oil and vitalizing borage oil.
($50; Space NK, spacenk.com)

06  Aveeno Positively Ageless Rejuvenating Serum
Known for their beneficial properties in Asia for generations, shiitake and mannentake mushrooms star in this lightweight treatment that accelerates cell turnover and gives antioxidant protection.
($19.99; mass retailers)

07  N.V. Perricone M.D.  Cosmeceuticals Advanced Face Firming Activator
High levels of active ingredients, including alpha lipoic acid, encourage cell renewal, glycolic acid minimizes discoloration and lines, DMAE firms and tones.
($120; Nordstrom, select Saks)

08  Stella McCartney Care Radiance & Youth Elixir
Organic marries luxury in this rejuvenating blend of free radical-fighting polyphenols and energizing red, pink and green teas.
($64; Sephora)

09  Dr. Brandt Lineless Anti-Glycation Serum
A sweet tooth can damage more than your waistline; excess sugar can lead to wrinkling and sagging. This helps keep skin youthful with anti-inflammatory alistin and collagen-stabilizing amino acids.
($90; Sephora)

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