You’ve most likely read about the hottest 2018 beauty trends that, not to be dramatic, will probably save your life (and your skin) this year. If you have, you’ll know vitamin C is kind of a big deal right now in both the beauty and wellness industries.  It’s not only good for your skin but there are endless health benefits too.

The miracle ingredient has been popping up for a while in skincare, great for its skin brightening, pollution-fighting, and hydrating properties. We’ve taken a look through some of the most well-known brands with a Vit-C serum in their range and decoded them so you can choose which one will be the best benefit to your skin.

The Ordinary

Four best vitamin c serums: decoded

Limited to two per customer, this cult-brand favourite is a sell-out favourite for anti-ageing. Free from water and silicones, it smooths the skin surface and gives the skin an invigorating exfoliation. It is said to reverse the signs of ageing and contains hyaluronic acid which attracts up to 1000 times its weight in water. If you’re trying vitamin C out for the first time and want to plump up your skin, this is one for you.

£5 (you read that right), Shop Here



Four best vitamin c serums: decoded

Clinique Fresh Pressed 7-Day System with Pure Vitamin C is a simple two-step system for skin radiance. If your skin’s been looking a little dull over the winter months, this serum will brighten you up. The fresher the Vitamin C, the better it works so the stay-fresh packaging helps it retain freshness. You need to use it within seven days to reveal your radiant, youthful glow.

£25, Shop Here


The Body Shop

Four best vitamin c serums: decoded

Great for under makeup, The Body Shop delivers one of their best-sellers, longer than the Vitamin C craze has been around. Give your skin a healthy-looking glow with the infused radiance-booster after moisturising. Pat into the skin and apply your makeup as normal for silky primed skin and a whole lot of moisture. It has light-reflective particles which will leave you looking extra glowy.

£17, Shop Here


Perricone MD
Four best vitamin c serums: decoded

Get rid of dark circles and uneven skin tones with the most expensive of the round-up. Perricone MD is a brand that has raised a lot of traction recently and their serum has been just as popular. This is a daytime serum so again can be used as well as a moisturiser and will leave you with a bright and radiant complexion. It claims that in just seven days, textured skin is softened and tone is more even and improved. You can use this on the face, eyes and lips so for an all-round, luminous glow, this one’s a winner.

£80, Shop Here


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