The New Skincare Step You Have to Try

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Essences are the key to soft, glowy and hydrated skin. Click through to find the perfect one for your skin type and budget.

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Associate Beauty Producer

A year ago, my daily skincare routine consisted of a splash of water and moisturizer. But since learning about other Lucky editors' detailed regimens, my own has seriously expanded.

The most recent addition: an essence. Essences soften, plump and hydrate skin. Their water-based formulas are more lightweight than serums and creams and allow ingredients to quickly penetrate deep into skin. Over time, expect improved texture, a more luminous complexion and a boost in your skin's ability to retain moisture.

So where does an essence fit in with the rest of your routine? Use it after your cleanser but before your moisturizer. Apply it by pressing the formula onto your skin with your fingertips.

Best of all, there are fantastic options, no matter what your skin type or budget! Click through to shop.

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