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Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C%2B Serum

Algenist

GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum

Item #: 2295248 Size: 1.0 oz

This powerful formula combines Algenist's alguronic acid, a breakthrough anti-aging ingredient, with nourishing microalgae oil and a potent vitamin C derivative* to help visibly minimize fine lines and wrinkles and reduce the appearance of age spots and discoloration. The most fragile skin texture appears strengthened and skin's youthful, even radiance is revealed.

*3-O-Ethyl ascorbic acid is a long lasting derivative of vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

Key Benefits:
  • Replenishes, nourishes and delivers smoother looking skin
  • Visibly minimizes the depth and volume of deep wrinkles
  • Reduces the appearance of skin discoloration
  • Boosts brightness and radiance for a uniform complexion
After cleansing, apply to the entire face, under-eye, neck, and décolleté. Do not apply to eyelid. For optimal result, follow with your usual moisturizer. Use only as directed.
Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Sodium Citrate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Niacinamide, Ethoxydiglycol, Algae Exopolysaccharides, Chlorella Protothecoides Oil, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Citric Acid, Algae Extract, Peg-12 Dimethicone, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Vegetable Collagen, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract, Sorbitan Isostearate, Polysorbate 60, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Carbomer, Polysorbate 20, Ceramide NP, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Coumarin.

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AlgenistGENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum
 
4.5

(based on 24 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (18)
  • Non-greasy (17)
  • Softens skin (14)
  • Soothes skin (11)
  • Moisturizes (10)

Cons

  • Bad smell (6)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (17)
  • Sensitive skin (13)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (11)
  • Uneven skin tone (10)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (10), Survivalist / minimalist (5), Beauty expert (4), Brand buyer (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Dry (5)

Reviewed by 24 customers

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5.0

Vitamin C for sensitive, dry skin

By angelszenden

from Tukwila

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Brown Spots/ Hyper-pigmentation
    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

    I've tried many vitamin C powders and boosters, but this one is my favorite. My skin feels softer and holds more moisture after just a week or so. It helps brighten my skin tone and lighten my freckles without making me paler. I have eczema, and this doesn't trigger any skin sensitivity issues like powders and boosters have in the past. I also have dry skin, and this lightly hydrates. I use once a day rather than the recommended twice, still see results.

    It smells really sweet, like liquid splenda, but with a fruity overtone. The fragrance is pretty strong, and may put some off.

    • Skin Type:
    • Dry
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    5.0

    My favorite SERUM

    By Mily

    from VIRGINIA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Redness/ Blotchiness

      Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

      Apply Morning and night!!!

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 45-59

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Noticible results in first two weeks.

      By angelszenden

      from Tukwila

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

        I have dry/sensitive skin coupled with allergies. I've incorporated vitamin c into my skincare for years (to fight my freckles). I have a hard time finding products that don't break me out or eventually trigger an allergic reaction. This is gentle enough for my skin, heavy on the active ingredients, with the quickest results I have seen from any skin care product.

        I've ran out of this a couple of times, and the difference when not using it is noticeable. Within 2 days of morning and night use, my skin is softer. Within 5 days I have less dry patches. Within 7-10 I can notice the brightening and evening out of my complexion. Well worth the price tag.

        • Skin Type:
        • Dry
        • Age:
        • 30-44

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Worth Every Penny!!!

        By Mommyof4

        from ST.JAMES, MO

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fades Discolorations
        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

        • Pricey

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

        Used a trial version first and had to purchase a full size when I was done! Worked amazing to lighten brown discoloration on my face.

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        5.0

        This product works wonders!

        By Dez

        from portland, or

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Redness/ Blotchiness
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

          This product works wonders and you'll notice a difference after a few days.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          4.0

          Good serum for winter

          By Lele

          from Howell, MI

          About Me Skin Care Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Moisturizes
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Redness/ Blotchiness
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

            I use a vit c serum every am. I have normal skin (31 yrs old). I recently purchased this to try but I would prefer it as my vit c serum for the winter months as it contains oils so it's much more moisturizing than my regular serums. This serum does not cause any redness or stinging so I would recommend it for sensitive skin types as well or mature skin types In need of the extra hydration. Overall, this serum is effective. Also, the scent is not offensive as you might associate with an algae based product. Not bad.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
            • Age:
            • 30-44
             
            5.0

            Best C Serum

            By Alicia

            from Illinois

            About Me Minimalist

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • removes redness

            Cons

            • Bad Smell
            • Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

            I hate that I love this product, since it's so expensive. I've tried the much-hyped Drunk Elephant c-serum and it just doesn't compare to this one. I see immediate results with this. It calms my redness better than any other product on the market. I wish they'd make a larger (and cheaper per oz) version of this.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 30-44
             
            5.0

            I will buy this again.

            By Lisa

            from Central Ca

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

              Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

              Great for my sensitive skin. Expensive but worth the price. My skin is smoother, less break outs and it is reducing lines and wrinkles.

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily
              • Age:
              • 30-44
               
              5.0

              I love this serum

              By Laura79

              from Moreno Valley California

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Smells Great
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

                I love this syrum I have been using it for a couple of months

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 30-44
                 
                4.0

                A little goes a long way

                By Jen

                from Milwaukee

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                  Comments about Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum:

                  Algenist has great serums. I've used the normal serum for a while and saw significant difference in brow frown lines. Ulta had a special on this one so I picked up a bottle and am glad I did. The serum spreads further so I use half as much as the normal serum. I would definitely buy again.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 45-59

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