Though formulated with varying viscosities, essences tend to be a bit more fluid and less concentrated than serums. They are packed with a concentrated blend of hydrating, anti aging and complexion enhancing ingredients.
Their main purpose is to moisturize the skin and make the most of the serums that follow. This is the part of your skin care routine where you hydrate and use products that aid in cell turnover. Once your skin is plumped up with water, everything else absorbs more easily.