What is the difference between a moisturizer and a serum or essence?
A moisturizer is an essential part of the Shiseido’s recommended 1-2-3 beauty regimen that is used after cleansing and balancing to protect the skin as well as offer moisture-retention benefits encouraging a healthy complexion. A serum or essence is a specialized treatment for your individual concerns. Some are applied before moisturizers and some are the final step of a beauty method. [top] 10.