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Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20%25 Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid %26 Vitamin E

Dermadoctor

Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E

Item #: 2282980 Size: 1.0 oz

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Indulge your skin with one of the richest natural vitamin C sources known on earth. Ounce per ounce, Kakadu plums contain on average 55 times the vitamin C of Florida oranges.*

Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant and helps protect skin from environmental aggressors by fighting free radical damage. Helps brighten and leave skin feeling more elastic, smoother, softer and firmer. Also helps improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

This high potency, lightweight serum provides an anti-aging concentrate of 20% stabilized Vitamin C enriched with Kakadu plum, ferulic acid and vitamin E. A portion of the proceeds of the sale of each serum will be donated to the Kimberley Training Institute of Western Australia to help build Aboriginal community enterprises based on the Kakadu plum.

*A fresh Kakadu plum contains on average 2500mg/100g WW of vitamin C vs. a Florida orange which contains 45mg/100g WW. Based upon data calculated from Food Chemistry (Nov. 2013) and the US Department of Agriculture (March 2014). The Kakadu plum included in the serum has been combined with stabilized vitamin C from other sources. Note that the vitamin content of natural foods are estimates and vary depending upon conditions such as soil, temperature, and climate.

Dermatologist tested & approved, allergy tested, hypoallergenic, non irritating, non-drying, non comedogenic, fragrance free, dye free, paraben free, gluten free, no animal testing.

Based on a 4 week sponsored period of use by 32 female volunteers ages 21-65:

  • 93.75% agreed complexion looked brighter
  • 93.75% agreed skin felt softer
  • 96.88% agreed skin felt smoother
  • 90.63% agreed skin felt tighter
  • 84.38% agreed skin felt more elastic
  • 84.38% reported skin felt firmer
  • 84.38% said complexion looked more radiant
  • 81.25% agreed skin felt hydrated
  • 78.13% reported skin tone looked more even
  • 75% agreed skin felt more resilient
  • 75% said complexion had more glow
  • 71.88% agreed skin appeared lifted
  • 68.75% reported skin appeared more youthful
  • 62.50% agreed serum helped improve the appearance of the visible signs of aging
  • 62.50% said they saw a visible improvement in fine lines and wrinkles
  • 59.38% reported visible improvement in under eye circles
  • 56.25% reported seeing a softening of smile lines
  • 53.13% reported seeing a visible improvement in crow's feet
  • 50% reported seeing a visible improvement in vertical lip lines
  • 50% reported seeing a softening of frown lines


5 drops of serum were applied to clean, dry face each morning.

Apply five drops to clean, dry face each morning. Gently smooth over skin until absorbed.

Precautions: For external use only. Do not get into eyes. Keep out of reach of children. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.
Aqua (Water), 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu) Fruit Extract, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Tocopherol, Alcohol, Sodium Citrate, Phenoxyethanol, Triethanolamine, Ferulic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA, Hexylene Glycol, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate.

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DermadoctorKakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E
 
4.1

(based on 72 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (39)
  • Easy to use (32)
  • Effective (28)
  • Softens skin (18)
  • Moisturizes (15)

Cons

  • Bad smell (3)
  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (53)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (18)
  • Women (15)
  • Uneven skin tone (11)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (20), Beauty conscious (13), Brand buyer (13), Survivalist / minimalist (13)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (20), 30 minutes (19)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (9), Normal (8), Dry (6), Oily (5)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Good but not the best Vit. C serum

By Pixie

from Oakland, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Brightens
  • Moisturizes
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

    This was my first vitamin c serum. Bought 6 months ago when ulta had it for 50% off. Ive had good results but it's not the best out there. Been using day and night.

    Now in my 30s I have oily, clog prone skin with fine wrinkles and a prominant laugh line. Mild acne, small surface bumps and occasional cystic that gets worse with certain products.

    Just finished my bottle after 5-ish months. It hasn't worked to fade sun damage (but to be fair, I wasn't wearing sunscreen daily til recently). But it does help SO much with my wrinkles and red marks from acne. I think it clogs my pores too though..not enough that it's very noticeable, but still. I only started seeing the plumping and eye brightening effects after ~3 months. I started really loving my face in the mirror for the first time in a long time.

    I recently started using Mad Hippie vitamin c serum (MAP vit c). It is better for oily skin than this, but I was surprised to see an immediate difference in the depth of my laugh line and puffy, dark under eye. I started using my very last drops of this on top of the Mad Hippie serum just to moisturize my undereye and plump laugh line area, and the glow returned. So this definitely has been working some magic.

    But a week ago I started using Skinceuticals C E Ferulic (LAA vit c) and i can tell you, it IS BETTER than this in brightening, firming, and NOT clogging my pores at all. All the benefits of this kakadu serum but better. It is worth it to buy the skinceuticals if you're already buying this serum at full price.

    I've been using SheaMoisture Problematic Skin Moisturizer on top of this day and night, and it's a very good combo.

    So give this a try if you want, it's good, but I do recommend Skinceuticals C E Ferulic Serum over this one.

    • Skin Type:
    • Oily
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    1.0

    Fail!

    By B

    from ND

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

        Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

        I applied this product after washing my face and before moisturizer. I thought the smell was pleasant. After the initial use, my skin broke out. I continued to use the product, thinking perhaps it was something else causing the problem. Unfortunately, it wasn't. After the breakout, my skin became extremely dry and flaky in certain areas, and as it healed, it itched unpleasantly. It took at least a week for my skin to heal completely from the time I quite using the product. I have never had such reactions to any skincare I have tried before. I would not use or recommend this product.

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

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        irritating

        By babebaer

        from Hicksville, NY

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

          It was too irritating on my face and didn't produce results

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

          I absolutely love this product!!

          By Coley

          from Salem, Or

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Moisturizes
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

            I use this product after I wash my face and apply toner, then I'll apply this oil. Since I started using this oil my skin has never looked better! It has made my skin look and appear more youthful and more even skin tone, my adult acne has settled down and has become more manageable. I bought two bottles while they were on sale and I had wish I bought more. This is very expensive and don't think I'll be able to afford it after I run through my second bottle and am a little upset. Maybe I'll get lucky and it'll go on sale again!

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 18-29

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Dermadoctor Kakadu C is the best I have used

            By Sharon

            from Auburn Hills, MI

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

              Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

              I started using this about 6 months ago. I was told by my skin doctor that using a vitamin "c" oil daily in the morning would help keep my complexion and skin in better shape. I went to Ulta looking for a Vitamin C oil. This one has a more complex and potent Vitamin C as it is extracted from 2 different sources. After using this once a day for 6 months, I have noticed a change in the brightness and tautness of my skin and the smoothing effect on diminishing some fine lines on my face. Don't panic at the cost; it takes 5-6 drops a day; it lasted me for 6 + months.

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

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              no results

              By KayJayEl

              from Houston, TX

              Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

              After a couple months of daily use, I don't see any results. I only use this in mornings because I already have other serums and creams I love to use regularly in my nightly routine.

               
              4.0

              Worth the price? Well at least when on sale!

              By Anna

              from New York

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

                I purchased product when it was recently on sale. Must say I am not sure about paying full price... however I really do see a difference. At 20% vitamin C you will notice results after 3 weeks, my skin glowed and felt soft and moisturized. At first put it on in AM before sunscreen as directed but my face looked way too shiny. Contacted company rep and was told that PM is just fine. Rated it 4 stars because full price is very expensive. The price of pursuing youth and beauty on a pension...will see how long bottle lasts.

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

                Love everything Dermadoctor!

                By Chris

                from Durham, NC

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Helps all kinds of skincare issues

                Cons

                • No Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Darkspots
                • Enlarged Pores
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

                Waited to get this on sale. Will definitely buy again even if not on sale. Anything in Dermadoctor line is a must for anyone over 50.

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

                I would buy this product again and again

                By Liddy

                from Woodbridge,VA

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

                  Great product, saw a difference after a week of use

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Oily
                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Skin vibrancy

                  By LC

                  from Wisconsin

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Brightens skin
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Skin radiance
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E:

                    Product provides everything it promises. Skin is more youthful, radiant, and vibrant.

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

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                    • Q:

                      What is the pH?
                      Asked on 4/4/2017 by Lam from CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The serum is pH balanced to fall within the skin's natural variance of pH 4.5-5.

                        Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      Does it have sun screen? And do u have trail sizes ?
                      Asked on 2/19/2017 by Ivette from Fort Myers

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This serum does not contain a sunscreen so an SPF would need to be layered on top for daily use. There is a half size of the serum available in the Kakadu C Brightening Kit.

                        Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      Hi is it OK or beneficial to use this product in the morning and at night? Or better to just use in the morning?
                      Asked on 1/23/2017 by Andi from Canton, Ma

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This product can be used in the am or pm, or both. It is especially effective at helping prevent sun damage when layered under an SPF during the daytime.

                        Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      can i use this before i apply foundation... and also will this help hydrate your skin and help with fine lines and be use twice a day if needed?
                      Asked on 1/10/2017 by Anhthu Tran from Springfield IL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello,

                        You can definitely use the serum prior to makeup to help hydrate and fight fine lines and wrinkles!

                        Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      I am allergic to all types of nuts. Are there any nuts or nut oils in the ingredients?
                      Asked on 1/10/2017 by Blushingbabydoll from Avon, CT

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        There are not; however we would always suggest that you have your doctor review the ingredient list on any product you have concerns over.

                        Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      Will this serum get RID of Melasma over a period of time? Can I use a derma roller first and then put serum on to allow the serum to go down deeper to the dermis or does it go deep down into the skin already? Can I just use it at bedtime. I read reviews of how sticky it is therefore I don't want to wear it under my makeup.
                      Asked on 1/10/2017 by Sundiego from San diego

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello,

                        This serum will help with melasma over time. You can definitely use with a derma roller and use the serum at night if you prefer.

                        Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      I have acne and lots of scars from it will this product help with that?
                      Asked on 1/10/2017 by hallie from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this is a wonderful product to assist in the fading of acne scars over time. We would recommend using it in conjunction with our Kakadu C Peel Pads.

                        Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      What is the shelf life of this product? Mine has a burnt smell and a yellow tint. Has it gone bad or is it still safe to use?
                      Asked on 1/6/2017 by Tess from Minneapolis

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Tess,

                        What you are smelling is the ferulic acid and is normal. The serum has a two year shelf life once open and does have a tint that will range from a light yellow to an almost orange shade. We hope that this helps!

                        Answered on 1/9/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      Could I use yours peel for acne blemishes and scars?
                      Asked on 9/20/2016 by March from Barrington ill

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Absolutely! Our Kakadu C Peel Pads will help diminish the appearance of acne scars and help in treating oily, acne-prone skin.

                        Answered on 9/23/2016 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
                    • Q:

                      Can we get the % of Vitamin E and Ferulic Acid please?
                      Asked on 9/4/2016 by Abbie from Los Angeles, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The serum contains 20% vitamin C, 1% vitamin E and 0.5% ferulic acid.

                        Answered on 9/12/2016 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
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