The 9 Best Vitamin C Serums, According To Skincare Experts

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic

For environmental protection, whitening, and smoothing: 15% L-ascorbic acid, vitamin E, and ferulic acid. Dermatologists, Cut staff, and everyone else praise the expensive cult serum. This potent combination of chemicals may explain the price.

Maelove Glow Maker

L-ascorbic acid, vitamin E, and ferulic acid 15% for environmental protection, brightening, smoothing Another Cut fave we've cherished. This has comparable compounds to Skinceuticals 15 percent L-ascorbic acid, vitamin E, and ferulic acid.

Drunk Elephant C-Firma Fresh Vitamin-C Day Serum

15% vitamin E, ferulic acid, and L-ascorbic acid for environmental protection, brightening, and smoothing. Lamb likes this opaque packaging with 15% L-ascorbic acid, vitamin E, and ferulic acid.

Hyper Skin Brightening Dark Spot Vitamin-C Serum

15% L-ascorbic, hyaluronic, and kojic acid for hyperpigmentation and environmental protection. I've had several bad vitamin-C serums, but this one is my favorite.

Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate

10.5% L-ascorbic acid, 2% ascorbyl glucoside, and hyaluronic acid brighten, smooth, and hydrate. Feature writer Matthew Schneier like 12.5 percent nonirritating. Its thick texture and strong mix don't bother or break out his skin.

Tatcha Violet-C Brightening Serum

20% vitamin C derivative combination and brightening AHAs. Junior fashion and beauty journalist Asia Milia Ware like Tatcha. our bottle is one of the prettiest on our list and contains 20% vitamin C to target skin texture and hyperpigmentation.

Dr. Dennis Gross C + Collagen Brighten & Firm Vitamin C Serum

15% L-ascorbic acid, niacinamide, lactic acid brighten and firm. Ware suggests Dr. Dennis Gross's brightening and firming serum. Stabilized vitamin C, 3-O-Ethyl ascorbic acid, amino acids for flexibility.

Veracity Brightening Support

This Lamb favorite relies on ascorbyl glucoside. The solution includes garland lily extract to protect the skin from UV and blue light and hyaluronic acid to fully hydrate for glowing bright skin, she says.

VivierSkin C E Peptides

This Sajic suggestion is softer with a modest but not too low concentration of L-ascorbic acid (10%), yet reviewers adore the collagen-boosting peptides that smooth skin.