Hydrating Serum

Hydrates & Normalizes Sebum Production


(41 customer reviews)


Oil-free. Lightweight. Easily absorbed. Non-sticky. Skinlycious Hydrating Serum effortlessly glides on your skin to hydrate, leaving it feeling soft and supple. Helpful for acne/oily skin to normalize sebum/oil production. Firms up your skin to soften fine lines and keep you looking younger. All without clogging your pores.

Suitable for all skin types.

How Hydrating Serum was developed
Hydrating serum, essentially a sodium hyaluronate serum, is the only moisturiser that Jasmine, our founder, could use. She spent years trying many moisturisers but none were suitable until she met an aesthetic doctor who introduced Sodium Hyaluronate serum to her. Before founding Skinlycious, for close to 9 years, Jasmine was buying a similar hydrating serum from her doctor at 3x the current price we are retailing.

We further improved the formula by adding PCA and amino acids to mimic our skin’s natural moisturising factor(NMF). When we have skin problems, like acne, eczema, psoriasis, our NMF are of lower levels. As we age, natural production of NMF also diminishes. By adding in NMF and hydration, your skin stays hydrated and skin barrier function is strengthened.

✓ Hydrates without clogging pores
✓ Regulates sebum production
✓ Reduces fine lines
✓ Prevents visible signs of aging
✓ Firms skin

41 reviews for Hydrating Serum

  1. Jessryl (verified buyer)

    This hydrating serum is a life saver! I have oily skin and always had problems with getting the right moisturizer, most of them leads to acne eventually. I have been using this serum for 3 months now, and I loved it! The absorption is just amazing. It doesn’t only helps to control the oil secretion on my face, it doesn’t irritate my skin and I have no acne issues at all after using it. I can feel that my skin barrier is much stronger now.

  2. Cristine Recamara (verified buyer)


  3. Min (verified buyer)

    The serum is just right for my skin to absorb. It doesn’t leave a sticky feeling after application. Great!

  4. SUMEN (verified buyer)

    All the above is used by my daughter whom is 15 years old. she has used it for about 1 month and does seem to see some improvement. She is encourage by the result to keep on using the products.

  5. irishmae_luna (verified buyer)

    Great serum, really helps control oily skin. Noticed it’s effect after 2-3 days of using it. My skin doesn’t fell oily after hours that I put on my makeup. A must have for people with oily skin. Small amount goes a long way.

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Sodium Hyaluronate (SH) : :
Sodium Hyaluronate, a smaller molecular size than hyaluronic acid (making it especially penetrative), is found naturally in the body and is a critical component of skin that helps retain moisture, keeps the skin firm, aids in tissue repair, and helps create a protective barrier against microbes. In the presence of SH, collagen and retinoic acid production is also increased. SH holds moisture very well; holding up to 1,000 times its weight in water. Not only does SH delivers water to the skin, SH also has the ability to hold it there. As we age, natural production of SH diminishes and our skin is no longer as supple and youthful-looking. Replacing SH is an effective way to make the skin look younger, making it a popular injectable wrinkle filler with dermatologists.
✓ Amino Acids & PCA
Amino Acids are naturally occurring component of human skin and a part of the “natural moisturizing factors” (NMF) that maintain a healthy epidermis. Amino Acids helps to maintain skin’s hydration, resilience, texture, and an overall healthy, supple appearance. When we have skin problems, like acne, eczema, psoriasis, our NMF are of lower levels. As we age, natural production of NMF also diminishes. By adding in NMF and hydration, your skin stays hydrated and skin barrier function is strengthened.

Full Ingredients List:
Aqua, Glycerin, Sodium PCA, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethyl-hexylglycerin, Glycine, Serine, Glutamic Acid, Aspartic Acid, Leucine, Alanine, Lysine, Arginine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Proline, Valine, Isoleucine, Histidine.

How to Use

Apply 1 to 2 drops of serum day and night to cleansed face in a gentle, circular motion with fingertips. Apply to whole face and neck.


Q1. Can I use hydrating serum as a moisturiser?
A1. For oily, acne, combination and normal skin types, you can use hydrating serum solely as a moisturiser. If you have dry skin, you would need to apply a cream or oil-based moisturiser after you have applied hydrating serum as our hydrating serum is oil-free.

Q2. There are so many products in the market now containing sodium hyaluronate or hyaluronic acid. What is the difference between your hydrating serum and these other products?
A2. We will not tell you we have the best and most value-for-money but we will share with you some tips on how you can judge for yourself if the hyaluronic acid serum is worth your money. Read more here.

Q3. What’s the difference between a moisturiser and hydrator?
A3. Moisturisers are generally thicker and contains oil in their formulas while hydrators are water-based formulas. Read more here.