18 Best Face Serums in Malaysia To Get The Skin Of Your Dreams

By: Beauty Insider Journalist / June 2, 2021
Categories : Skincare

Over the last few years, serums have taken over the skincare world by storm and we won’t lie, we at Beauty Insider Malaysia are big serum aficionados! We’ve tried and tested hundreds of face serums in Malaysia and definitely have seen some good ones that have helped in brightening the skin, toning irregular skin tone, added more texture, plumpness, and, yes, reduce fine lines and wrinkles. We decided to share our love for serums with you guys! So, below we present serums we think are worth their salt.

The Best Face Serums in Malaysia For Every Skin Type

Normal or All Skin Types

Mia Jane Hydro Glow Serum

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This lightweight serum by Mia Jane is made up of macromolecular structure that sinks smoothly into your skin. It supplies your skin with all the hydration it needs without being sticky or heavy. Plus, it can also help smoothen out your skin and minimise the likelihood of future breakouts. Thanks to its blend of skin-loving ingredients, this serum can help relieve irritation and brightens up the skin to gives it a healthy glow.

Why We Love This:

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Keeps the skin hydrated all day long
  • Increases skin’s moisture level

Price: RM218.00

Where to Buy: Mia Jane Malaysia

Origins Ginzing Into The Glow Brightening Serum

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One of the best-selling face serums in Malaysia, the Origins Ginzing Into The Glow Brightening Serum can instantly brighten up your skin. It gives your skin a natural exfoliation revealing smoother and retextured feel. Suitable for all skin types, you can use this serum for day and night as it can boost radiance and reduces the look of pores.

Why We Love This:

  • Come in a recyclable glass bottle with an organic spray
  • Support skin retexturizing
  • Brightens dull skin in just one use

Price: RM180.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

Diorsnow Essence Of Light Serum

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The luxurious skin serum is powered by the disruptive D-NA Light Reboot Technology that boosts your skin’s natural luminosity. Packed with natural origin ingredients, this light serum can whitening, soothe, and even our your skin tone. The milky iridescent texture just melts on the skin and in just days your uneven and dark spots will look minimised. With regular use in just two months, your skin will have a natural glow!

Why We Love This: 

  • Altering skin unevenness
  • Produce fast visible results
  • Protects skin against external aggressions

Price: RM443.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

The Face Shop Yehwadam Revitalizing Serum 

Despite being one of the most expensive face serums in Malaysia, The Face Shop Yehwadam Revitalizing Serum is worth every penny. Formulated with extracts of seeds, roots, flowers and fruits, this serum provides the finishing touch for a healthy, vibrant look. It can also keep your skin looking young and glowy. To add to that, it can firmly adheres to all your skin concerns and provides healthy and vibrant skin finish.

Why We Love This: 

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Helps to make skin look younger 
  • Gives your skin a glowing effect after several uses

Price: RM226.00

Where to Buy: The Face Shop Malaysia

Dry Skin

Millefleur Fresh + Glow Intensive Hydrating Serum

Millefleur Fresh + Glow Intensive Hydrating Serum

If you want to skin that glows, looks plump and youthful, the Millefleur Fresh + Glow Intensive Hydrating Serum is for you! Its formula is vegan and is also gel-based with 3 key ingredients! It contains Aloe Vera, which has anti-inflammatory properties and Alpha Arbutin which helps brighten the skin. It also contains Sodium Hyaluronate that helps boosts a youthful-looking complexion!

Why We Love This:

  • Hydrating and healing properties
  • Treats pigmentation
  • Evens out the skin tone
  • Natural ingredients rich in antioxidant and vitamins
  • Repairs cells for healthy-looking skin
  • Locks in moisture

Price: RM118.00

Where to Buy: Millefleur

Uriage Bariederm Cica-Daily Serum

Formulated with Thermal-Biotic Complex, Uriage Bariederm Cica-Daily Serum features all the essential blend of Inulin, prebiotic and Uriage Thermal Water. This combination helps to fortify the skin’s barrier and soothe the skin. Enhanced with hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid, panthenol and Centella asiatica, this face serum plumps the skin. If your skin is damaged due to face mask and pollution, the Uriage Bariederm Cica-Daily Serum is a must-have product!

Why We Love This:

  • Reverse the signs of aging
  • Delivers intense hydration
  • Promotes skin repair

Price: RM123.92

Where to buy: Guardian

The Potions Camellia Seed Oil Serum

The Potions Camellia Seed Oil Serum is known to do wonders for people with dry and parched skin. It is enriched with 100% of Camellia seed oil to intensely hydrate the skin and lock in the moisture. Besides, this essence oil serum helps to nourish and replenish the skin with its nutrients. Simply pour a few drops into your palm and gently apply it to your skin.

Why We Love This:

  • Formulated with Camellia seed oil
  • Protects against UV rays
  • Helps to retain the moisture

Price: RM53.91

Where to buy: Watsons

NUXE Creme Fraiche de Beaute 48Hr Moisture Skin-Quenching Serum

NUXE Creme Fraiche de Beaute 48Hr Moisture Skin-Quenching Serum is a holy grail of face serum as it delivers 48 hours of hydration, leaving you with healthy and supple looking complexion. It is formulated with 96.4% of natural origin ingredients. Besides, wheat and wood sugar extract help to strengthen the skin’s barrier and retain the moisture level.

Why We Love This:

  • Intense hydration
  • Contains natural origin hyaluronic acid
  • Suitable for all skin types

Price: RM166.90

Where to buy: Lazada

Sensitive Skin

Skinned Lock & Stay Rice Serum

If you have been searching the best face serum for sensitive skin, look no further because the Skinned Lock & Stay Rice Serum is the one for you. Packed with super hydrators like sodium hyaluronate, ceramides, and d-panthenol, this fragrance-free face serum delivers intense hydration to your skin without leaving any residues. On top of that, it is infused with a powerful blend of nourishing ingredients to ensure that your skin is radiant and hydrated throughout the day.

Why We Love This:

  • Fragrance-free
  • Easily absorbs into the skin
  • Lightweight
  • Packed with antioxidants

Price: RM136.00

Where to buy: Skinned. co online store

Georganic Galactomyces Intensive Oil Serum

Infused with Galactomyces Fermented Filtrate and five different types of natural vegetable oils, Georganic Galactomyces Intensive Oil Serum helps to nourish and moisturize the skin. It has a lightweight consistency that quickly sinks into the skin when applied. Plus, it ensures that your skin is protected against environmental aggressor by forming a layer over the skin.

Why We Love This:

  • Helps to strengthen the skin’s barrier
  • Free from harmful ingredients
  • Soothing and hydrating properties

Price: RM200.00

Where to buy: Modern Essentials

The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

This serum is a saviour for those with sensitive and acne-prone skin as it can gently reduce the appearance of skin blemishes and congestion. It has a high 10% concentration of Niacinamide vitamin which is also supported by zinc salt to balance visible aspects of sebum activity. Best to apply this serum in the morning as it serves as a great acne treatment that can help you tackle your day worry-free!

Why We Love This:

  • Contains 10% of Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) 
  • Reduce the look of blemishes 
  • Brightens the skin tone

Price: RM46.00

Where to Buy: Threebs Co

Cosrx, Pure Fit, Cica Serum

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Last but not least in our best serums in Malaysia guide is the Cosrx, Pure Fit, Cica Serum. This plant-based serum consists seven types of cica ingredients that can help calm sensitive skin. Gentle and light, the serum can penetrate deeply inside your skin and strengthen and protect your skin. Thanks to its powerful blend of skin-soothing properties this serum can keep your skin soft and supple.

Why We Love This:

  • Plant-based formula
  • Suitable for sensitive skin
  • Reduces redness and irritation

Price: RM99.30

Where to Buy: iHerb Malaysia

Oily or Acne-prone Skin

Beauty Aid Beauty Elixir (Repair & Replenish Face Serum)

New on the scene is Beauty Aid. This homegrown brand aims to become your “beauty aid”. Providing products that are vegan and clean, they are suitable for all skin types including acne-prone and sensitive skin. This serum will help repair and replenish your face by providing hydration. Salicylic Acid helps exfoliate and reduce inflammation, while Niacinamide protects from environmental stresses. Moreover, it has the benefits to help your skin achieve a healthy glow!

Why we love this:

  • Helps lighten scars
  • Reduces acne

Price: RM109.00

Where to buy: Shopee Malaysia

Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum 

One of the most popular face serums in Malaysia, the Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum is formulated with Salicylic Acid which can prevent and inhibit bacteria-causing acne. It can also calms inflammation and dries up existing breakouts. Super ideal for those with oily skin because the serum can control your sebum production. However, if you have dry skin make sure to load up your skin with moisturiser after applying the serum.

Why We Love This:

  • Protect skin from bacteria that causes pimples
  • Has a lightweight, non-drying gel formula
  • Helps maintain a clear and smooth complexion

Price: RM115.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

Garnier Light Complete Vitamin C Booster Serum 

Affordable and high in quality, the Garnier Light Complete Vitamin C Booster Serum  is one you shouldn’t miss out on! Its ultra-light formula allows quick absorbtion and gives you a 12 hours shine-free look and a long-lasting oil-control effect. It can also lighten dark spots and acne marks. And with regular use, watch your skin become smoother, brighter, more translucent.

Why We Love This:

  • Suitable for those with oily skin
  • Gives a 12 hours shine-free control
  • Formulated with Vitamin C & Japanese Yuzu Lemon

Price: RM22.73

Where to Buy: Guardian Malaysia

Combination Skin

Make P:rem Radiance Boosting C-Capsule Serum

Make P:rem Radiance Boosting C-Capsule Serum is packed with vitamin C which is known to effectively combat acne, freckles and dark spots. Plus, it also helps to minimize the signs of aging and brighten the skin tone. This lightweight serum moisturizes your skin and it easily absorbs into the skin without leaving any stickiness.

Why We Love This:

  • Vegan
  • Brightens the skin tone
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Fades dark spots

Price: RM99.90

Where to buy: Shopee

Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum

Green tea isn’t just beneficial for the body, it’s fantastic for your skin too! Harnessing the  power of green tea seeds from Jeju island, this serum provide your skin the moisture and hydration it needs. Furthermore, this serum can also protect your skin from external factors. Thanks to green tea’s naturally rich in amino acids property, this serum can keep your skin feeling soft and supple all day.

Why We Love This:

  • Hydrates the skin without being too heavy 
  • Suitable for those with combination skin
  • Prevents moisture loss

Price: RM100

Where to Buy: Althea Malaysia

PIXI Overnight Glow Serum

Did you know that our skin repairs itself every night while we go to sleep? The PIXI Overnight Glow Serum can keep your skin nourished overnight so when you wake up in the day your skin will be looking fresh and glowing. Packed with skin-loving ingredients and vitamins like cucumber and aloe vera extract, this serum can also reduce the appearance of fine lines and protect your skin against sun damages.

Why We Love This:

  • Exfoliate and soothe skin while you are asleep
  • Fade sun spots over time
  • Infused with nourishing vitamins A, C and E

Price: RM120.00

Where to Buy: Sephora Malaysia

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