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Antioxidant-Rich Serums Are A Must For Every Skincare Regime

After a strong sunscreen and a great moisturiser, an antioxidant serum is definitely a product we can’t live without. After all, they not only fight free radical damage and protect our skin against harmful pollutants, they also can prevent premature ageing and make skin look fresher and more even-toned. Here, we pick out our must-have antioxidant serums.

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#1: SkinCeuticals H.A. Intensifier, $159
This has the antioxidant purple rice extract to help preserve hyaluronic acid content in skin to keep the complexion firm, smooth and plump. #2: Alpha-H Vitamin B Serum, $100, Sephora
Infused with antioxidant-rich chia seed and rice bran oil extracts to increase skin hydration, protects cells from UV damage and fight hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone. #3: Mamonde First Energy Serum, $42
Used as the first step to prep skin, it is made with 81.31 per cent fermented flower water, an antioxidant which helps to firm skin. #4: Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Firming Serum, $161
Its cocktail of antioxidants (from black tea, lychee seed and blackberry leaf extracts) help to protect skin from environmental damage, soothe, maintain skin firmness, elasticity and smoothness. #5: Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum, $91, Sephora
This has antioxidants from grapevine sap to brighten the complexion, lighten dark spots and even out skin tone. #6: Codage Spring Break, price unavailable, Escentials
Developed to restore comfort and brightness to lacklustre skin, this antioxidant and anti-pollution serum helps to rebuild the skin’s matrix to reinforce its natural defences against environmental aggressions. #7: IDS C-Plus, $150
This has vitamin C, coupled with Nobel Prize-winning antioxidants ‘Fullerenes’ and tocopheryl to stimulate collagen production, fight wrinkles and lighten pigmentation. #8: Kiehl's Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate, $98
Formulated with a 10.5% pure vitamin C, a strong antioxidant, this is clinically-demonstrated to improve overall skin texture, tone and radiance while reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles, as well as protecting from free radical damage. #9: Sulwhasoo TimeTreasure Renovating Serum EX, $408
This is infused with a super-antioxidant complex that enhances skin’s defensive function to boost radiance, moisturise, firm and smooth skin without leaving a sticky feeling.