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C+C Serum

Brighten, smooth, and firm your skin with a daily antioxidant boost. This powerful serum features 15% vitamin C plus CoQ10 in a silky smooth, water-free formula.

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Making C+C Serum

Brighten up and smooth out with two types of Vitamin C. Formulated & bottled by hand in our Los Angeles HQ.

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MEET C+C SERUM

Brighten and smooth with a daily antioxidant boost.

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An antioxidant powerhouse with 15% vitamin C in a feather-light, water-free formula
Ascorbic acid helps prevent premature aging by neutralizing free radicals caused by UV damage & pollution
Ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate, an oil-soluble vitamin C derivative, fights free radicals & brightens skin tone
Powerful antioxidant CoQ10 promotes healty, youthful skin
Lightweight silicone cream that evaporates within minutes, leaving behind just the powerful antioxidants
Skin Type

Skin Type

Perfect for all skin types.

Amount

Amount

One or two pumps is all it takes for full face application.

Frequency

Frequency

Apply daily for maximum benefit.

Texture

Texture

A lightweight, quick absorbing, silky smooth serum.

Science & Key Ingredients.

Vitamin C is one of the most powerful skincare ingredients you can get without a prescription. It can:

• Scavenge and neutralize free radicals

•Increase collagen production

• Fade hyperpigmentation

However, the form of vitamin C that’s easiest for your skin to use, L-ascorbic acid, is also extremely unstable, breaking down quickly when exposed to water, heat, or light. That’s why most vitamin C serums turn orange and need to be replaced often.

C+C Serum uses 10% L-ascorbic acid, and to keep it safe, we’ve suspended it in a lightweight silicone formula away from water, heat, and light. That means it’s stable on your shelf for a full year. We also added 5% ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate, an oil-soluble form of vitamin C.

To up the ante, we added another incredibly powerful antioxidant, Coenzyme Q10 (otherwise known as ubiquinone) to make sure no free radical is left un-scavenged. Bisabolol, a key component of German chamomile, helps soothe and calm skin.

Put it all together and you’re left with an incredibly potent yet non-irritating antioxidant serum to help brighten, smooth, and firm your skin.

C+C Serum does not have a pH because it’s an anhydrous (water-free) product.

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HOW TO USE

Apply once daily for a radiant glow

We chose C+C's vitamin C percentages to hit that sweet spot: effective but not irritating. That means it's perfect for even sensitive skin. Since C+C Serum's silicone base evaporates away, it's lightweight, non-greasy, and suitable for all skin types. Due to the nature of C+C Serum’s silicone base, it’s important to apply the product to clean, dry skin and wait a few minutes before applying your next product. Layering other products without allowing C+C’s base to evaporate can cause pilling or balling of product.

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FAQs

Why silicones?
The silicones in C+C Serum are volatile, meaning it evaporates easily at room temperature. Once the serum is applied, the silicone evaporates completely & only the active ingredients are left behind.
Can I use this with niacinamide?
C+C Serum can be used in the same routine as Niacinamide based products like our Rewind or Liquid Gold, but we suggest waiting a few minutes in-between applications. If you use them one right after another, it can potentially cause temporary flushing. It isn't dangerous but may look alarming.
How much CoQ10 is in formula?
CoQ10 is an extremely powerful antioxidant, which means it has to be used in very small amounts to avoid causing irritation. (It's also very bright orange, so high levels can cause staining of the skin.) C+C uses 0.02% CoQ10, which sounds like a tiny amount, but is actually well within its functional capacity.
What is the most effective form of Vitamin C?
There are various forms and derivatives of Vitamin C including L-ascorbic acid. and ascorbyl tetraisopalmitateThe form of vitamin C that’s easiest for your skin to use (and most effective) is L-ascorbic acid.
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