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We love mixing this Super Booster with Paula's Choice RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum.

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Birchbox Breakdown

If the skincare world had a gifted program, this vitamin C face treatment from Paula’s Choice would be a shoo-in. The light-as-water formula visibly brightens skin in a matter of weeks, fading dark spots and wrinkles caused by everything from acne to sun exposure. Not only that, but it promotes plumper, younger-looking skin with a blend of smoothing antioxidants and collagen boosters. If acne is still a nuisance for you, fear not—the fast-drying liquid is ideal for all skin types and won’t clog your pores.

How it Works

A potent dose of 15% stabilized vitamin C starts working immediately to fade dark spots and leftover acne scars while also quelling redness. Antioxidant vitamin E, ferulic acid, and peptides help repair telltale signs of aging—like wrinkles and slackness—and stimulate collagen production, resulting in a smoother, tighter complexion. Bonus: The nonirritating formula is free of fragrances and dyes, and never tested on animals.

How to Use

Twice a day, dispense two to three drops into the palm of your hand and smooth over clean face. If you prefer, you can mix it into your moisturizer or serum and apply it that way. In the morning, follow this treatment with a sunscreen rated SPF 15 or higher.

Water, Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C/antioxidant), Ethoxydiglycol (slip agent/penetration enhancer), PPG-26 Buteth-26 (emulsifier), PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil (thickener), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Ferulic Acid (antioxidant), Sodium Hyaluronate (skin-repairing ingredient), Acetyl Octapeptide-3 (cell-communicating ingredient), Glycerin (skin-repairing ingredient), Panthenol (skin conditioning agent), Sodium Metabisulfite (stabilizer/antioxidant), Triethanolamine (pH adjuster), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

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I love putting this oil on, had an odd smell, but love how this product makes my skin feel, super soft and radiant!

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love it
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I love the idea of this product however I wish the sample size was bigger. The liquid is so fast drying that it was hard to smooth all over my face before it dried. With that said, I still highly recommend it. It left my skin looking and feeling great!

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I love this product
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I loved this product and I believe it really made a visible and noticeable change in the time I used it.

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Goes on easily under your moisturizer
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I put this on under my daily moisturizer on a clean face. Noticed an obvious change within 2 weeks and continued improvement since. Just wish the bottle lasted a bit longer.

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Awesome product
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I really like using this product. It is lightweight and non greasy. I have noticed that it fades the dark spots on my skin.. I plan on getting more of it.

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Paula's Choice, mine too
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I finally got around to trying this product. Guess what! It works. I had a small brown spot on my cheek. I put a small dot of the oil on the spot, then mixed the rest into my moisturizer at night. After a week the spot had faded significantly. Amazing stuff.

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Paula's Choice RESIST C15 Super Booster
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I didn't know exactly what this product was upon receiving my birchbox, but I have been using it ever since! I have some dark spots on my face from previous acne, and dabbing a little bit of this product on the spots each night have helped clear them up tremendously! It is kinda pricey, but buying a full-size would definitely pay off if you have dark spots or acne scars!

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Dry Skin
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I have very dry skin-- this did not add moisture. It felt drying on the first application. However, maybe if I used more- my skin would get use to the vitamin C

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Great product and value
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I think this stuff is amazing. I followed the directions adding 2-3 drops to my serum before my moisturizer. It felt extra fresh and I noticed a brightness and less redness to my skin after only a few days. I think it's a great value for the price considering you only need a few drops a day to add to your skincare routine. I would highly recommend this to anyone who has dull skin like mine and needs brightening up.

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Not seeing benefits
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I have a lot of dark spots and I don't see where this helping fade any of those spots. Maybe I need to do this more often or longer. Acne is not a problem so not sure about that.

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