Research reveals 63 per cent of people can tell someone’s feeling frazzled just by looking at them! And breathe. These wonder prods might not make up with your man. Spank your work deadlines. Or deal with the mother-in-law, but they will make you look chilled…
For Troubled Sleepers
What do you get if you mix lavender, argan oil and shea butter? Éminence Organic Skincare Lavender Age Corrective Night Concentrate, £44. Oh and top nights snoozing plus a face Sleeping Beauty would be jel of by morning.
For The Blemish Bothered
Spots and stress annoyingly go hand in hand. Luckily targeted serum, Murad Blemish Clearing Solution, £39, clears up immediate issues while preventing future ones. Yay.
For Office Hardworkers
Nothing adds to grr levels like pesky work issues. Calm the knock on skin side effects with Aromatherapy Associates Instant Skin Soothing Serum, £45.50, you can even whack it on at your desk for super speedy results.
For Excess Baggage Owners
Dark circles stress us out and stress causes dark circles. Hello vicious cycle. High fives to Soap & Glory You Won’t Believe Your Eyes, £12.50, which oh so helpfully illuminates, deals with wrinkles and de-puffs. Phewsy.
For Pigmentation Problems
Uneven tone and red patches are beyond stressful. Let Pur Minerals Get Bright Brightening Serum, £20, step in to fix things up using its vitamin C and Septiwhite, (a clever ingredient that ditches darkness by up to 73 per cent), powers. Clever.
For Gym Bunnies
While a workout can ditch some of our angst, it can all mess up our faces. Boo. If you love to get a sweat on, follow up your hard work with Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer Stress-Minimizing Daily Hydrator, £29.50. Ok so not a total serum, but it’s so hydrating you don’t need one. And the mannose and rosa gallica extracts build up one hell of a stress barrier.
For Serum Haters
Meep! Ok so we hold our hands up, not technically a serum, but for dry skin owners you need an oil to de-stress and you can’t go wrong with Bare Minerals Mineralixirs 5-Oil Blend, £38, which is all about rosehip, sunflower, apricot, camellia and grape seed oils. Calming, like x5.