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Frequently Asked Questions

Are face serums good for oily, acne prone skin?

Yes! In fact, serums are probably one of the best products to have in your routine. They are lightweight, water-based formulas which makes them perfect to deliver hydration and key ingredients to support your oily, acne prone skin.

Do I use a face serum instead of a moisturiser?

This a dependant on personal preference and skin type. If your skin on the dryer side you may need the additional steps of a moisturiser, however, if you skin is oily or sensitive your skin may be just fine with a serum only.

Are face serums safe for pregnancy?

This will depend on the type of serum. We always recommend checking the inky list and/or check with the brand before you purchase. Although, all our products follow strict UK & EU regulations and are therefore safe, there are some ingredients you can choose to avoid, such as retinol (vitamin A).

Can face serum cause breakouts?

As a rule, no. However, all skincare products have the potential to cause breakouts

Can face serum be used daily?

Yes. For best results, use twice daily.

Can I use it around my eyes and lips?

We recommend you avoid putting serums containing actives, around the delicate eye area or on your lips.

Can face serum be used as primer?

No. Face serums and primers prefer two separate functions.

Can I combine face serums with other actives such as AHAs or BHAs?

This will depend on the level of actives in your serum and if your skin is used to chemical exfoliants. If your serum is retinol based and you have never used and AHA or BHA before, we wouldn’t recommend you combine these two.

What is the best way to apply face serum?

Apply a pea size amount into your palm, then with your fingers, lightly dot around your face and neck before softly massaging into your skin. Apply morning and evening after cleansing.

Why is face serum important?

Serums containing actives are the true workhorses in your skincare routine and will transfer your skin.  We included soothing ingredients to buffer the impact in our serums, safeguarding you from irritation.

Are face serum suitable for men?

100% yes. Skin is skin.

Can I use it if I suffer from Rosacea?

If your rosacea is active, we don’t recommend you introduce any new products.

Can I use a face serum with sensitive skin?

Yes. We recommend you apply a ‘buffer’ such as a lightweight moisturiser, in between your skin and serum layer if your new to our serums.

Do you test on animals?

Never. Vibrant Skin has never tested on animals at any stage of product development and never will. We also do not contract with any third parties who test on animals or conduct animal testing on our behalf.

Are Vibrant Skin products vegan, or do any of them contain animal by-products?

No, Vibrant Skin’s products are vegan because they do not contain animal or animal-derived ingredients.

We aim to always be transparent, should any future Vibrant Skin product contain animal-derived ingredients such as, Lactoperoxidase, Glyceryl Stearate, Cholesterol, Ceramides, PEG-100 Stearate Carmine, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Tallow and Beeswax, we will let you know.

Why aren’t Vibrant Skin products available Internationally?

This is because there are differences between the regulations of cosmetic products in the United Kingdom and the United States, Australia, China etc. The use of certain ingredients or substances in cosmetics are sometimes regulated differently. But stay tuned, we will be working towards international distribution in the future.

Can I buy your products in a store?

Our products are only available online, but this is something we can’t wait to set up. Stay tuned!

How can I try your products before I buy them?

Currently, we don’t offer travel-sized products, but this is something we will look at in the future. We do run sample sessions periodically, where you’re given a free sample pot to try and let us know what you think.  If you’re interested, please get in touch here.

Are your products fragrance free?

Yes, so if you struggle with synthetic or aromatherapeutic fragrance you are safe with our products.

How long do serums last?

2 years unopened. However, we recommend you use your serum within 6 months once opened for maximum potency of the active ingredients.