The idea of ageing can be a terrifying ordeal for some of us. Of course, no one wants to have wrinkles and fine lines visible on their face. So, it is never too early to start your anti-ageing skincare routine! Although anti-ageing products can’t exactly rewind time, it makes us feel and look younger. Thus, Beauty Insider has gathered a list of the best anti-ageing serums you might want to pick up on your next shopping trip. 

Best Anti-Ageing Serums in Malaysia

1. Clinique Smart Clinical Repair Wrinkle Correcting Serum

Clinique Smart Clinical Repair™ Wrinkle Correcting Serum is Clinique’s most advanced formula yet. It’s been clinically proven to target the full range of lines and wrinkles, thanks to its high concentration of  anti-aging specialists, which attack from three separate angles. It’s able to repair the skin by stimulating the natural collagen production with its proprietary CL1870 Laser Focus Complex™. Potent retinoid then resurfaces and smooths the skin for a more youthful appearance. Additionally, this serum hydrates fine wrinkles with hyaluronic acid, leaving you with plumper skin. Use twice a day both in the morning and at night before moisturiser, and you’ll have the most rejuvenated, supple, and radiant skin of your life in just 10 days.

Why we love it:

  • Free from fragrance, oil, SLS, SLES, sulphates, and denatured alcohol
  • Allergy-tested and non-irritating
  • Suitable for very dry skin, dry skin, combination skin, and oily skin

Cons:

  • Slightly pricey

Price: From RM346.00

Where to buy: Available in-stores at Clinique flagship stores and Sephora, and online on Clinique, LazMall and Sephora.

2. Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum

One of the best anti-ageing serums to get is the Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum. A well-known Korean skincare brand for anti-ageing products, this serum is one of their bestsellers. Moreover, it is also a great first-step serum as it contains JAUM Balancing Complex™. Not only does it help balance your skin for a healthier complexion, but it also enhances the absorption of the following products. Lightweight in texture, its formula contains Korean herbal extracts to help nourish, hydrate and firm ageing skin. 

Why we love it:

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Hydrating 
  • Soothing 

Cons:

  • It has a subtle herbal scent

Price: RM330.00

Where to buy: Sulwhasoo

3. Clarins Double Serum Age Control Concentrate

The Clarins Double Serum Age Control Concentrate contains a powerful formula blended with over 20 formidable anti-ageing plant extracts. With this anti-ageing serum, you can easily treat signs of ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines. Thus, leaving you with firmer, brighter, fuller and more youthful skin. 

Why we love it:

  • Achieve a youthful complexion
  • Treats signs of ageing
  • Contains powerful anti-ageing plant extracts 

Cons:

  • Quite expensive

Price: RM490.00

Where to buy: Clarins

4. Paula’s Choice Pro-Collagen Multi-Peptide Booster

Paula’s Choice Pro-Collagen Multi-Peptide Booster is one of the best anti-ageing serums in Malaysia. Its formula is enriched with peptides, elastin and collagen to promote skin elasticity and regeneration. Besides that, its formula offers its user a boost back in time in just 15 minutes. This cutting-edge repairing pro-collagen peptides are like the secret agents of your skin, taking cues from deep within to give you a facelift without the surgery! Hyaluronic acid brings the hydration, amino acids bring the muscle, and together they’re your skin’s ultimate power duo.

Why we love it:

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Lightweight formula
  • Fragrance-free and clinically proven 

Cons:

  • Some have reported that the scent is slightly overpowering

Price: RM299.00

Where to buy: Paula’s Choice

5. Sothys Noctuelle™ Resurfacing Micro Capsules – Serum With Pure Retinol

Sothys Noctuelle™ Resurfacing Micro Capsules – Serum with Pure Retinol is an award-winning product that was crowned the Beauty Insider Malaysia’s Beauty and Wellness Awards 2024 for Best Anti-Ageing and Readers’ Choice Award. Its high-performance formula leverages 0.15% pure retinol, a high-potency concentration that delivers youth-boosting benefits, thanks to the precise amount of this key ingredient. We also love that it is crafted with unique advanced technology that prevents the retinol from oxidising for optimal results. With consistent usage, we noticed how our skin transformed into a youthful glow with increased elasticity and firmness, while the depth of the wrinkles was minimised. A bottle can last up to two months.

Why we love it:

  • Biodegradable and plant based microcapsules
  • Gel-like texture
  • Contains a potent amount of pure retinol 

Cons:

  • At the high price point

Price: RM800.00

Where to buy: Sothys’ official website and all Sothy’s authorised salons and premium salons

6. Millabel Hydra Vitamin Serum

Unlock your skin’s true potential with Millabel Hydra Vitamin Serum. This best-selling product is expertly formulated with a concoction of hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E, and lecithin. Thanks to its youth-boosting ingredients, it works wonders to minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while boosting collagen production for a youthful glow. The powerful duo of vitamins C and E work together to brighten dull complexions and protect the skin from UV damage. With its efficacy and top-notch formula, it was also crowned the winner of Beauty Insider Malaysia’s Beauty and Wellness Awards 2023 for Best Organic/ Natural Skincare 2023, Best Facial Treatment, and Best Newcomer Award. 

Why we love it:

  • Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin 
  • Dermatologist-approved
  • Free from parabens and silicones

Cons:

  • At the high end of the price range

Price: RM419.00

Where to buy:【Impress Esteem Official Website】

7. L’oreal Paris Revitalift Anti Ageing Laser X3 Serum

Skip the laser treatments and use the L’oreal Paris Revitalift Anti Ageing Laser X3 Serum instead! This is one of the best anti-ageing serums you can get in Malaysia. This powerful anti-ageing serum is here to help correct wrinkles, as well as resurface and densify your skin. Its formula contains Fragmented Hyaluronic Acid which can help with hydrating the skin. Besides that, it also contains Concentrated Pro-Xylane™ 3% to help strengthen and stimulate support fibres within the skin. To help tighten pores and refine your skin texture, it uses LHA and Pro Ceramide.

Why we love it:

  • Dermatologically tested
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Smoother and even skin tone 

Cons:

  • Contains fragrance

Price:RM111.00

Where to buy: Watsons

8. KO Dermacare Ageless Silk Serum

It’s no wonder that this powerhouse serum by KO Dermacare won Beauty Insider Malaysia’s Best Professional Skincare 2023, Best Anti-Ageing, and Editors’ Choice Award! The Ageless Silk Serum by KO Dermacare is infused with vitamins, squalene, retinyl and evening primrose oil, all of which have properties that can help you balance and retain the moisture and oil levels in the skin. Not only that, this hydrating serum also provides anti-ageing, firming, and brightening benefits while prepping the skin for makeup.

Why we love it:

  • Suitable for both day and night
  • Intensely hydrates the skin
  • Firms and brightens the skin

Cons:

  • At the high end of the price spectrum

Price: RM380.00

Where to buy: Dr. Ko Skin Specialist

9. Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum

The Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum is a great anti-ageing serum to add to your skincare routine. It contains a skin-plumping advanced Amino-Peptide Complex II that helps regenerate the surface cells on your face. Moreover, it allows all its anti-ageing ingredients to deeply penetrate up to ten layers into your skin’s surface. The best part is that it also helps improve skin elasticity, and firm and hydrate the skin. 

Why we love it:

  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Plumps the skin
  • Firms the skin 

Cons:

  • Contains fragrance

Price: RM109.90

Where to buy: Watsons

10. La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum Ultra Concentré

If you have dry skin, get your hands on the La Roche-Posay Effaclar Serum Ultra Concentré. It is one of the best anti-ageing serums to have as it leaves your skin feeling hydrated throughout the day. Moreover, its formula features vitamin B5 and ultra-hydrating hyaluronic acid to replenish your skin’s moisture barrier. Targeting wrinkles and fine lines, this serum helps to achieve younger, firmer and plump skin. 

Why we love it:

  • Allergy-tested and suitable for sensitive skin
  • Suitable for super dehydrated skin
  • Contains both vitamin B5 and hyaluronic acid

Cons:

  • It is recommended to apply SPF after the application

Price: RM166.90

Where to buy: Watsons

11. Eucerin Hyaluron Filler + Elasticity Serum

Another amazing anti-ageing serum to have is the Eucerin Hyaluron Filler + Elasticity Serum. This anti-ageing serum is packed with three innovative ranges such as Silymarin, Arctiinthat and hydraulic acid. All of which are clinically proven to help provide many anti-ageing benefits including plumping up fine lines and wrinkles. Furthermore, it also helps boost hydration and provides collagen. 

Why we love it:

  • Boost hydration
  • Numerous anti-ageing benefits
  • Provides collagen 

Cons:

  • Contains parfum

Price: RM279.00

Where to buy: Watsons

12. The Ordinary Buffet

One of the most well-known skincare brands famous for multiple serums is The Ordinary. If you are looking for an anti-ageing serum, The Ordinary Buffet is a great pick. It is also a multi-tasking serum as it helps target several signs of skin ageing. Rich in probiotics, hydraulic acid, peptides, amino acids and Matrixyl, one drop is enough to help reduce wrinkles, fade pigmentation, boost hydration and brighten your skin. 

Why we love it:

  • Multi-technology peptide serum
  • Brightens the skin
  • Fades pigmentation

Cons:

  • Some reported that it has a sticky texture

Price: RM150.00

Where to buy: Worthee Cosmetics

13. Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair

For a luxurious nighttime routine, get the Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum. As one of the most comprehensive night repair serums, it features a powerful formula that helps combat all signs of ageing. Whether you are fighting dull skin, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, dryness or loss of radiance, a few drops of this anti-ageing serum is all you need. Although it is on the steeper spectrum of price, it is definitely worth every penny. 

Why we love it:

  • Combats wrinkles
  • Helps even out skin tone
  • Contains powerful formula 

Cons:

  • At the premium price level

Price: starts at RM260.00

Where to buy: Estee Lauder

14. Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum

One of the most recognisable skincare brands is Drunk Elephant and the C-Firma Day Serum is one of their bestsellers. The Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum has a formula that contains a powerful amount of antioxidants. It even features up to 15% pure L-ascorbic acid, which is a potent form of vitamin C. Aside from that, it has several benefits including helping to fade wrinkles and dark spots. 

Why we love it:

  • Shields the skin against free radicals
  • Helps fade the appearance of dark spots 
  • Contains 15% pure L-ascorbic acid

Cons:

  • You need to apply sunscreen after application

Price: RM370.00

Where to buy: Sephora

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