9 New Vitamin C Launches to Know About
By Danielle Fontana , Associate Editor |
Time to turn the lights back on in dull, lackluster skin? The latest crop of vitamin C powerhouses don't disappoint.
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Omorovicza Daily Vitamin C ($150)
Spiked with hyaluronic acid and sodium ascorbyl phosphate (a highly stable form of vitamin C), this luxe, milky serum quenches skin as it reverses dullness.
Completely free of water to enhance stability (i.e. potency), this heavyweight works to firm up slack skin as it seriously brightens uneven tone, all in a super light, never-greasy formula.
Sure to be a medicine cabinet–staple, this totally clear, lightly scented option feels soothing on the skin—not too watery, more like an oil—to instantly hydrate and keep it clear thanks to 7.5 percent vitamin C.
Ten percent L-ascorbic acid powers this no-frills, derm-trusted brightener that shields against photo aging, lines and wrinkles. It’s layers perfectly under makeup, so there’s no excuse to skip it.
The perfect marriage of a hydrator and an oil—add a drop to your foundation for a dew boost if oils aren’t usually your favorite—this nonsticky formula imparts an instant glow as it brightens skin over time with help from 10-percent vitamin C.
A light blend of vitamin C, sodium hyaluronate and a retinol-like complex helps plump wrinkles and deeply hydrate the eye area in this smooth formula that won't cake under concealer.
Cocktailing 20-percent vitamin C and 10-percent AHA, this quick-to-absorb serum battles even stubborn dark spots without any irritation or redness.