12 Best Face Serums in India: For Oily, Dry, Sensitive Skin


Top 12 Face Serums Available in India For Oily, Dry, Sensitive Skin

Skin serums are not a new addition to the beauty world, but most women out there have recently started to incorporate the facial serums in their beauty routine. Though skin care serums are not necessary, they provide extra benefits to the skin. They are used after toners, and before moisturizers whether you have oily skin or dry skin. The usage of serums is not limited, that is, you can use it once or twice a day, it depends on what your skin needs like skin brightening or anti ageing. Face serums penetrate deep into the skin, and provides it with the nourishing ingredient to restore the natural balance of the skin, to control the over production of sebum, and to keep the skin clear and healthy.

Face serums also fights wrinkles, acne and acne scars, age spots,  dullness, dryness, improves the overall texture of your skin, making it smooth and soft and imparts a glow on your face. Adding a serum to your beauty routine might be expensive, but it might be the key to clear and beautiful skin. No doubt why some women swear by skin care serums.  However, the key is to know what your skin needs and buy one accordingly.

There are so many skin serums available in the market, and it gets rather confusing when it comes to choosing the right one for your skin, but as I said, the first step is to find out what your skin needs. Dry skinned women will want hydrating serums; women above the age of 30 will prefer anti ageing serums that fight wrinkles. I have compiled 12 best selling skin serums in India, and I hope it helps you in choosing the right one.

List of Must Have Skin Serums in Indian Market:

1. Ponds Gold Radiance Precious Youth Serum


Price: Rs.999/- for 30ml

As the name suggests, this serum is for those who want to get rid of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. It helps in skin tightness as well, and improves the overall texture of the skin. It is not harsh on the skin, and spreads quite easily. Also, this one makes the skin brighter and glowing, so, it can be used even by the women who are in their 20s. One of the best anti ageing serums for women over 30.

2. L’Oreal Paris Hydrafresh Deep Boosting Essence


Price: Rs.685/- for 50 ml

This serum is best for girls with oily skin. It feels light on the skin, and has water like texture. It controls oil while keeping the skin moisturised. It quickly gets absorbed and makes the skin smooth and supple. Use it regularly for a glowing skin.

3. Aviance white intense radiance revive advanced serum


Price: Rs.1399/- for 50 ml

This face serum works into the cells; brightening your face and making it glowing naturally. It’s lightweight, and because it also contains antioxidants, it helps in skin repair. Only a few drops of this makes the skin smooth and adds a glow to the dull skin.

4. Aviance Hydra Balance Moisture Infused Advanced Serum


Price: Rs.1099/- for 50 ml

This serum restores the skin’s natural moisture balance, hydrates the skin and is best suited for those with dry, dehydrated skin. It absorbs quickly and makes the skin smooth, hydrated and imparts a glow. A little goes a long way, so it is cost efficient.

5. Kama Kumkumadi Miraculous Beauty Ayurvedic Night Serum


Price: Rs.1890/- for 12 ml

This serum from Kama Ayurveda works wonders. With regular use, this rectifies all skin problems like acne and acne scars, dryness. It improves the texture of the skin, and moisturises it well without clogging the pores. Can be used as a spot treatment as well. If you want a 100% natural serum for your skin, try this one, you won’t be disappointed. One of the top selling face serums available in India. Out editor-in-chief Anshita swears by it.

6. The body shop Vitamin E moisture Serum


Price: Rs.1295/- for 30 ml

This skin serum makes the skin matte, smooth, healthy and supple. It soothes the irritated skin as well. It can be used even by those with oily skin, as it won’t clog the pores and won’t add up to the oiliness.

7. Neutrogena Fine fairness Brightening serum


Price: Rs.699/- for 30 ml

This serum claims to get rid of acne spots, other dark spots, helps in skin lightening, and increasing fairness. It definitely lives up to its claim. After applying this, the skin feels toned and soft, and the dark spots go away. Since it contains retinol, it must be used once in a day, and preferably during the night because it may cause reactions if exposed to sun. The only drawback is that it causes dryness, but using a good moisturiser after this will help with the dryness. All in all, this serum works well for acne and dark spots, so it’s worth a try.

8. Lakme Youth Infinity Skin firming Serum


Price: Rs. 899/- for 30 ml

This serum tightens the skin, and keeps it hydrated. When applied, it gives an instant glow and reduces pigmentation to a great extent. It doesn’t cause breakouts, is not greasy, and will suit all skin types.

9. Olay total effects 7-in-1 Anti aging serum


Price: Rs. 785/- for 50 ml

Olay has some amazing products for wrinkles, fine lines, dullness and age spots. This serum lives up to the hype. It is very light and has a silky texture. This shows good results from the first application itself. Wrinkles, dullness go away with regular usage. Women in their late twenties and over thirties will surely love this face serum.

10. L’Oreal Paris Youth code youth boosting serum


Price: Rs. 1499/- for 30 ml

Just a few drops of this are needed for your face and neck. It smells good, almost like a flowery perfume, but the smell is not overpowering and fades away within a few minutes. Although it’s a youth boosting serum, it helps to keep the blemishes away and keeps the skin toned as well. Works well for wrinkles, fine lines and large pores.

11. Ponds age miracle intensive cell re-GEN super serum


Price: Rs. 899/- for 30 ml

This serum quickly soaks into the skin, improves complexion and boosts skin’s capacity for young cell generation. It rejuvenates, clears up the skin and gives a healthy shine. The only drawback is the strong smell, so for those with a sensitive nose, this product may not be for you.

12. Kaya Brightening Serum


Price: Rs. 1490/- for 30 ml

Kaya has a huge fan following- be it there clinics or their products, they offer quality and the results are positive. This serum does not fail to impress. It is formulated to take the dullness away, lightens freckles and age spots, giving you a healthy glow. This face serum isn’t oily, and perfect for daily use.

Make sure that you follow the face serum with a light moisturiser, because some face serums tend to make the skin dry, especially those which is used for acne, pores, and acne scars. Also, face serums show results with regular usage, mostly in case of those anti aging serums, so make sure you use it at least for a month to see any improvement. Changing beauty products frequently will harm your skin, so wait for a few days before changing any beauty product.

Find out the ingredients before choosing a face serum- for those who are looking for a hydrating face serum, look for products with ingredients like essential fatty acids. Similarly, if you are looking for a face serum for acne scars, look for something with anti-inflammatory properties like aloe-vera to soothe the redness and remove pigmentation. The results of the serum will depend upon what your skin needs and what the ingredients of the face serum are. Choose wisely, avoid experimenting too much, and you are one step closer to healthy skin.

Which is your face serum? Share your reviews with us.


  1. Nice compilation Sanchaita…I have tried the Loreal hydrafresh boosting essense and it is a very lightweight serum.Raly want to try out the Kama Kumkumadi one.Thanks for the post dear.Some nice options to try out.

  2. I’m 36,my skin is oily, and i have acne scars also, and small open pore, now I am using lotus whithing and brigthing night cream. So which serum should I use to get glowing and youthful skin

    • Hi, I’m from Malaysia. We’ve a best 100% ORGANIC face serum for all the face skin problems. We’ve variants customer from numbers of Asian countries including Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia and we’ve receive NO COMPLAINT on our product. Our serum is also a good choice for allergic skins. Contact us for further info.

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      • hlw sir or mam mai 29 yr hogai mere skin sensetiv or oily jab mai bahar nikalta hu mere face mei dark spot bahut dekhjata isko control karneke liye sabse best kon serum rahega mere liye

  3. Hi, I’m from Malaysia. We’ve a best 100% ORGANIC face serum for all the face skin problems. We’ve variants customer from numbers of Asian countries including Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia and we’ve receive NO COMPLAINT on our product. Our serum is also a good choice for allergic skins. Contact us for further info.

    WhatsApp / Telegram: +60103933927
    Facebook ID: Peniaga Atas Talian
    Instagram ID: sscreative2u

  4. Hi sanchatia. I m sandeep. I have.lots of acne scars dark spot. Small open opers and other skin pro. So tell me which is the serum suitable for my skin.I have combation skin

  5. My skin became brighter and my acne became less visible after 1 week of using the Somaluxe Brightening + Collagen Serum. This serum is thick so you just need 3 drops for your entire face. I use this serum twice a day, after cleansing. I rub the serum between my hands and press it on my face to ensure good absorption. It has NO SCENT which I really like.


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