These high-performance facial serums — all concocted by homegrown beauty-product makers — will transform your skincare routine.
This Korean-inspired concoction — from a Manayunk company that’s earned accolades from WWD and Shape — calms skin and boosts collagen production.
Five Ginseng Serum, $65 at Sabbaticalbeauty.com.
The acidic properties of Moroccan argan oil and grapeseed oil — mixed up by this fast-growing Bok Building company — help tighten the skin naturally.
Franklin & Whitman Walnut Hill Face Serum, $39.95 at United By Blue, Old City.
You’ll want this serum for the smell alone — it’s basically fall, bottled — but its powerful natural apple and cinnamon extracts will leave you glowing, to boot.
Apple Cider Serum, $75 at Sabbaticalbeauty.com.
The two female founders of this Mount Airy-based biz use a vitamin E and citrus-infused almond oil to lighten and soothe delicate under-eye skin.
Bolted From the Blue Bright Eyes Serum, $14 at Vault + Vine, East Falls.
Rose hip oil and hemp oil make up this chemical-free hydrating mixture, crafted in small batches by a Philly native who recently moved out West.
5th Dimension Sub Rosa Serum, $28 at Downerss, Fishtown.
This skin-care mecca created a quick-absorbing hyaluronic acid mixture for plumping and toning between facials.
Hydraserum, $84 at 3000BC, Chestnut Hill and Washington Square West.
Published as “Little Vanities” in the September 2018 issue of Philadelphia magazine.
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