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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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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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great brightener
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Product soaks into skin quickly and does not leave a greasy bad feel.

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Betsy T
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This product makes my face feel fresh and bright. Will definitely recommend product to family and friends.

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Feels great
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I added to my morning moisturizer and my skin feels amazing!

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Weird texture, more needed
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I definitely found that the recommended number of drops did not cover my whole face, and it dried too quickly to put on my hands and then my face, so I've just been putting about 5-6 drops directly onto my forehead, smile lines, then cheeks and nose. I've used it about 5-7x already but can't tell if I've noticed any difference. Leaves a bit of an odd drying feeling on your face, but I usually put on my moisturizer after.

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Not for me
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This serum left my face feeling sticky after applying it so I wouldn't use it again. I like the feel of having nothing on my face.

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Must GET
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I really feel liked this product worked well. Even for such a small bottle it seemed to last a while. I definitely noticed a change in my skins appearance by the time the bottle ran out... this is on my list to buy.

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Great Product
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I loved this product! It makes your skin feel so soft and actually makes your skin glow!

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face feels baby soft
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the packaging was a little small. I thought it was pretty effective around my eyes.

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Not enough in Sample but a good product
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I used this product by mixing a couple drops into my daily/night time moisterizer. I found it dried too quickly to just add to my entire face. I did notice the fine lines smoothing out and my skin appeared brighter.

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Great Results...weird texture
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Loved how this made my skin look and feel. Will probably purchase to add a serum to my skin care routine. The texture was a little odd for a serum (sticky). Had it not been for the great results, I would have wondered if more had wound up on my hands rather than my face.

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