The Everyday Guide to Concentrates and Oils

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When it comes to the use of concentrates and oils in skin care, many questions arise from both estheticians and clients regarding their proper application, individual benefits and necessity. Questions frequently asked include, “What is the difference between a concentrate and a serum, and do I need both?” and “Can all skin types use oils, and when should I apply oils in my routine?” When incorporated correctly, oils and concentrates can powerfully target specific skin concerns. However, it is essential to identify the ingredients in oils and concentrates that specifically address your client’s unique skin type and conditions, and understand how to correctly layer these products in a routine. First, let’s look at the differences between each category to understand their individual necessity and why they are so potent.

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