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To battle dull skin, use Joanna Vargas’ collagen-boosting Exfoliating Face Scrub.

Joanna Vargas

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NYC facialist Joanna Vargas has maintained a loyal celebrity following for years. And even if you live nowhere near Manhattan, you can reap the insider benefits of her skincare savvy with this all-natural serum. Developed by the glow guru herself, it has serious hydrating power to brighten any skin type. It sinks in quickly and leaves skin smooth and matte.

How it Works

This natural serum is like a green juice for your skin. It contains vitamins A, C, and E to fight wrinkles and fade the look of dark spots. Plus, it has a high dose of hyaluronic acid to create a lasting moisture shield on skin.

How to Use

Pump a small amount into your palm and massage all over your face and neck. Apply morning and night.

Water (Agua), Hyaluronic Acid, Glycerine (vegetable derived), Cholorphyllin-Copper, Galactoarabinan, Avena Sativa (Oat Grass) Juice, Sodium Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Tocopheral Acetate (Vitamin E), Glycerl Linoleate (Vitamin F), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Lecithin, Sorbitol, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Polysorbate 80, Xanthan Gum, Dimethicone, Alochol, D-Limonene, Linalool

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Uh-mazing!

All those dry skin flakes on my face, gone! My skin was soft and happy. Scent was faint pleasant. Color does have a green tint which can be strange if you weren't expecting it. Overall very nice, I will be ordering a full size!

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Okay, Not Worth the Price

They're not kidding when they call this a green juice for your skin, it comes out green! :) It does goes on clearly and smoothly, and smells pleasant. After using if for awhile, though, I didn't really see much of a difference in my skin (or enough of a difference to justify the high price tag). If it's a miracle product, I'm willing to make an investment, but for me this just didn't cut it.

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This cured my eczema

When I got a sample of Joanna Vargas Serum in my monthly box it only took three nights of use to convince me to buy the full size product. I have struggled with dry skin and eczema for about three years now and this has truly been the only thing so far that has kept the inflammation completely at bay...not even a hint of it coming back. Hydrating, calming, brightening, decrease in pore size as well as just imparting an over all healthy glow. I am now on my second bottle and still get the same fantastic results as when I first started using it. In my opinion worth the price because it really does last a long time, a little goes a long way.

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Love this serum

I'm in love with serums! This product makes your skin look healthy and smooth. I feel like it does brighten skin and I love the vitamins.

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Saved my face.

My face was painfully sensitive and breaking out. Just a night with this on my face and it began to clear up. Putting this on day & night makes my makeup go on smoother & keeps the irritation away. The scent is pleasant and a bottle lasts a long time. Worth the money.

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Love this!

This really brightens my skin. It sinks right in, doesn't create a slick surface. I also like the smell ...delicately sweet, not overwhelming.

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Liked

I received this in my Birchbox sample. I really like how it feels on my skin. I'm not sure it's doing anything special, but I've enjoyed the sample.

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Loved it!

This serum was wonderful and made my skin feel absolutely incredible. It's a bit pricey but it did feel so hydrating and amazing.

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Love it, but can't justify the price

I finally got around to using this little sample from my pile of older stuff I hadn't used yet and I LOVE LOVE LOVED it! So I went back into my history specifically to find it and with the intention of buying it. But I just can't justify paying that much. The sample is lasting forever, so I can't complain, and I'm sure the full size would last a long time as well, but I just can't spend $85 on a bottle of ANYTHING. I'd say $35 is about my sweet spot - anything above that and I probably won't buy it. I'd pay half the price for half as much, but I'm not committing to it at that price. But I do really love the product. I only gave it 3 stars due to the price.

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Great but spendy

Love the way this absorbs into my skin. A little does go a long way, but the price is still out of my range. Have been using the sample for over a week and my skin does seem more hydrated and smooth.

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