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4.4

195 reviews

90%
would repurchase
3.8/5
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ingredients

Vit C powder (5 to 20 percent) Water, Glycerin (Optional) Ferulic acid (Optional) Vit E (Optional)

Reviews

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4.0
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4 years ago

it is of good product with less pigmentation on face it is so amazing and good to use for parties and function before applying makeup it absorbs on skin very easily and it is skin friendly in...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinVery Oily, Olive

HairGrey

EyesBrown



5.0
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5 years ago

I see real results with my home made vitamin c serum, I mix L ascorbic acid + purified water, using a cotton round I wipe my face and neck, my face is glowing in the morning, best treatment for...

About reviewer (167 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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6 years ago

I actually add vitamin c crystals to organic alcohol free witch hazel and it is amazing. Try it, it's soooo cheap, very easy and has absolutely changed my skin texture in just two months.

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Olive

HairBrown

EyesBlue


5.0
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6 years ago

I've been using vitamin C for many years now and firmly believe it's one of the best anti-aging ingredients currently available. It promotes collagen synthesis (to repair damaged skin) and some...

About reviewer (14 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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7 years ago

i just told the pharmacy here in Germany to make it. I told them the ingredients and percentage,they mixed it,gave it in a brown bottle and a dispenser (this drop thing i forgot the name of) and i...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


4.0
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7 years ago

I currently use Nature's Bounty vitamin c and d softgel capsules. Since it's already in a liquid form, I simply squeeze it out of the capsules and rub onto my face. I leave it on for a few minutes...

About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinVery Dry, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


4.0
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7 years ago

more % vitamin C concentration is better performance , but it may cause irritation for someone , so 10% is appropriate level that vitamin C is really can work well and also safe on your skin , by...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOther, Medium Brown

HairBlack

EyesBlack


4.0
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7 years ago

I have been making my own Vitamin C serum with ferulic acid and vitamin E for a couple of years at 20% concentration. It seems to work fairly well at keeping the wrinkles and dark spots at bay. I...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel


5.0
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8 years ago

I've gone threw alot of trial & error in making Vit C serums. ● I learned to use a solubilizing agent (like Polysorbate) instead of an emulsifier ● If the water is lower than room temp the...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Medium Brown

HairBlack

EyesBrown


4.0
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8 years ago

Tamisnowbird here on MUA inspired me to do this. She is pretty hardcore about her skincare. Admittedly I am not the biggest vitamin c fan. My skin seems to hate plant based ingredients. I tried to...

About reviewer (525 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOther, Other, Neutral

HairBlond, Other, Fine

EyesOther


5.0
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8 years ago

Like most others have reported, this has made a heckuva big difference in my skin. Many, many moons ago, my first MAC studio fix was NC15. A few years later, I'd moved up to NC20. Then fast...

About reviewer (66 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairRed, Wavy, Fine

EyesHazel


4.0
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8 years ago

My rating is really for the Paula's Choice Vitamin C15 booster. I have very sensitive skin; the DIY versions of this are just too irritating for me, I even have to be cautious with the PC one. But...

About reviewer (261 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairSilver, Curly, Medium

EyesGray


3.0
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8 years ago

How long are u sposed to leave this on? I did it about 10 mins ago and it tingled (burned) the whole time!!! Also when it started drying it was mask like so when I moved my face it looked bunched...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


5.0
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8 years ago

I would love to try this. I do not see the ingredients listed. Can anyone help??

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinVery Dry, Fair-Medium

HairBlond

EyesBlue


4.0
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8 years ago

The first time I did this, I put the vitamin c powder in my hand and mixed it with tap water. The powder didn't dissolve but I still rubbed it onto my face. The next morning, my skin felt softer. I...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

Love it!

About reviewer (12 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

I started making my own Vitamin C serum in January 2015, after reading the famous Reddit thread. I bought some crystalline LAA powder (food supplement) and glycerin online, as well as some...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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8 years ago

I make this serum at the start of every week and it lasts for 3-5 days max in the fridge, in an amber glass bottle which stops light from damaging the vitamin c (vitamin c is very unstable once it...

About reviewer (23 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Tan, Neutral

HairBrown, Kinky, Medium

EyesBrown


3.0
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8 years ago

Weighing in on the boiling water situation, the Internet is a wonderful place. The melting temp of vitamin c is 190 degrees. Anything short of that will not destroy or destabilize or whatever other...

About reviewer (229 reviews)

Age

SkinOther

HairOther

EyesOther


5.0
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8 years ago

I buy the least expensive food grade 100% pure ascorbic acid (= vitamin-C) on any internet shop in as large amount possible without beeing to expensive to ship and not over VAT and import...

About reviewer (41 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen