Directions: Apply a small amount of this cream formula to face AM and PM, after application of water-based serums.
Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Coco Caprylate/Caprate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil, Dodecane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Polyglycerol-3 Diisostearate, Polyglycerol-3 Polyricinoleate, Glycerin, Hexamethyldisiloxane, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Tocopherol, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin.
vegan, cruelty-free, alcohol-free, nut-free, pH 6.50-7.50
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Heather: a couple of weeks ago
Hate the texture. Its like a zinc sunscreen or an ointment, greasy and white. A vitamin C product should go on after acids (and their waiting period) but before moisturizers. When the skin already feels greasy and heavy from this i don't feel the moisturizers can absorb as well and i can't layer as much on afterwards.
I haven't seen any brightening effects beyond those of my niacinimide/licorice results. I don't deny that vitamin C is beneficial to a skincare routine, this one just isn't pleasant enough for me to want to use daily.
M: a few months ago
I have oily, sensitive and acne-prone skin. This is the first Vitamin C based product that did not irritate my skin. A little goes a long way and I always wake up with soft and hydrated skin in the morning. If you had bad experiences with Vitamin C in the past but are still looking for something with brightening benefits then you should give this a try. You really can't go wrong with this when there are Vitamin C products out there with huge price tags.