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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

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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 8 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (7)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Softens skin (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Evens out skin tone (3)

Cons

  • Bad smell (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (4)
  • Sensitive skin (4)
  • Fine lines (3)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (3)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (3)

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5.0

BUY BUY BUY acne scars!!!

By Alice yang

from Stockton, CA

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Acne scars
  • Brown spots
  • Daily Use
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
  • Redness/ Blotchiness
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Uneven Skin Tone

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

This solves my hunt for a lightener. I have many acne scars and sunburn spots. This instantly lightens. Yes it is temporary like all skincare. Yes it has a wrong smell even though it has a small fragrance. This is worth the money. Out of all my lighteners, this out beat all. I'm not sure about anti-aging but Vitamin C says it all.

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

I will keep buying this product

By Michele K

from Chandler, AZ

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

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

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

    I've been using this serum for less than a week now and my skin is noticeably smoother and skin tone looks great. Thanks!

    • Skin Type:
    • Dry
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    Love this product!

    By DW

    from Montgomery AL

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

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

      I saw results in just a few days

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

      (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Not Lovin It.

      By Green Eyes

      from Leesburg Virgina

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Bad Smell

        Best Uses

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

          Smells horrible. I won't be buying a second bottle.

          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          5.0

          Love it, very effective

          By Sleepytime

          from Oroville,ca

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

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

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

          Very effective! There is a strong smell upon application but results are worth it! I saw glowing skin and reduced discoloration in only a few days, using only at night. I'm 32 and no wrinkles yet so I can't speak to the effectiveness on wrinkles or fine lines but I've loved all of the algenist products i've tried so far. I'm going to be loyal to this brand especially as I get older and develop wrinkles.

          My makeup application goes on much more smoothly too because this softens and refines the skin!

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

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again.

          By Over 60

          from Palmdale, CA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Evens Out Skin Tone
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Minimizes Wrinkles
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Deep Wrinkles
            • Fine Lines
            • Sun Damage

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

            I just started focusing on serums, and this is one of the better ones.

            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Algenist products are tops

            By The shopper

            from Rockford,Il

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Evens Out Skin Tone
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Minimizes Wrinkles
            • Non-Greasy
            • Noticeable Results
            • Smells Great
            • Soothing

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fine Lines
              • Sensitive Skin

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

              It is costly so I use it every morning and alternate evenings. I use the Algenist face wash every evening. That is great also. It is the melting scrub.

              (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Amazing

              By ClubRacer

              from Washington, DC

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Evens Out Skin Tone
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Minimizes Wrinkles
              • Non-Greasy
              • Noticeable Results
              • Soothing

              Cons

              • Bad Smell

              Best Uses

              • Fine Lines
              • Oily/Combination Skin
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Sun Damage

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

              Wonderful product. I bought it because it had 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid as the primary active and a host of other good ingredients. It left my face very soft, and I don't need a moisturizer afterwards. Really brightens the face as well.

              It does have a smell that's attributed to some of the ingredients, but it doesn't last after 5 minutes and it's not strong.

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              • Q:

                Do I need to use a moisturizer after the serum or I can use it by itself
                Asked on 1/8/2017 by Candy from Westlake, Ohio

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  For optimal results, it is recommended to follow with a moisturizer formulated for your skin type and concerns. This serum pairs perfectly with the GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Cream.

                  Answered on 1/9/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                What percentage vitamin c is in the product?
                Asked on 9/16/2016 by E from Lutz Fl.

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  The GENIUS Vitamin C+ Serum contains active levels of Vitamin C+; however, the exact percentage is proprietary. What the brand can disclose is the specific type of Vitamin C they use stays effective on the skin for an 8 hour period (where most Vitamin C is unstable and loses efficacy as soon as it leaves the packaging, theirs does not.) We hope this helps!

                  Answered on 9/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                How many ounces are in this bottle?
                Asked on 4/26/2016 by drkberry from Ohio

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  1.0 oz

                  Answered on 4/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                What is the bottle volume?
                Asked on 4/10/2016 by Sin from Exeter NH

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  1 oz

                  Answered on 4/11/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                I have oily/acne prone skin, would this be a safe product to use without breaking me out? Non-comedogenic?
                Asked on 4/9/2016 by Saji

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  All Algenist products, including Genius Vitamin C+ Serum, are non-comedogenic and are formulated for all skin types. If you have specific concerns with skin sensitivity, I would recommend to conduct a patch test prior to using. The Genius Vitamin C+ Serum could be a great choice if you have discoloration from old acne scars, fine lines, and deep wrinkles or have seen sagging in the skin. We hope this helps!

                  Answered on 4/11/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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