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Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum

Dermalogica

PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum

Item #: 2281032 Size: 1.7 oz

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Dermalogica's PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum is a potent skin-brightening serum that helps combat hyperpigmentation and balance skin tone. Apply this lightweight, highly-active topical treatment morning and night after cleansing to help address pigmentation imbalance and minimize discoloration. Patented oligopeptides, rice-derived phytic acid, antioxidant zinc glycinate, and red and brown algae help control melanin formation to treat and prevent hyperpigmentation. Advanced formula absorbs quickly to optimize efficacy while helping to increase luminosity. Skin is left healthier-looking with a velvety-soft finish.

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After cleansing, apply directly to areas of discoloration. Follow with Pure Light SPF 50 during the day or Pure Night in the evening. Use twice daily for best results.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Oligopeptide-34, Oligopeptide-51, Squalane, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Polysorbate 60, Phytic Acid, Zinc Glycinate, Sodium Benzoate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol.

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DermalogicaPowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum
 
4.0

(based on 20 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (15)
  • Effective (7)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Non-greasy (6)
  • Moisturizes (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (15)
  • Uneven skin tone (5)
  • Men (3)
  • Women (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (6), Beauty conscious (5), Budget shopper (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (5), 30 minutes (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Dry (4)

Reviewed by 20 customers

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5.0

Nice product

By Jenny

from Rockford, IL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

    I had used a different serum before but wanted to try this one since it is for hyper pigmentation. So far it has worked well. It goes on easily and absorbs well.

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

    Will buy again

    By Lackey Reader

    from Yakima, WA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Greasy
    • Reduces dark spots
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

      I use it morning and night. It works well with my regime

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

      I would buy this product again and I did!

      By SusieQ

      from kindred, ND

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

        great for getting rid of brown spot

        • Skin Type:
        • Dry
        • Age:
        • 60+

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I like it

        By Marticia

        from Buena Park, CA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

          I have being using it for 6 months it feels good. But I still have the dark spots. I would like to know how long does it take to remove them

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

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Really like this product

          By Dsbbb5

          from Maine

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

            I use this morning and night after cleansing and before moisturizing.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
            • Age:
            • 45-59
             
            3.0

            bright serum

            By SusieQ

            from kindred, ND

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

                really to soon to tell if it is working but so far like the feel of my skin after I use it

                • Skin Type:
                • Dry
                • Age:
                • 60+
                 
                5.0

                Truly works!!!

                By SuzQ

                from Pensacola, FL

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightens pigmented areas
                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

                  I could see results after using it for 3 days. My dsrker areas began to lighten. This really works!

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

                  Love this product.

                  By Age smart

                  from Dallas tx

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

                    Twice daily
                    Morning and evening

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                    • Age:
                    • 60+

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Amazing for pigmentation problems

                    By Taz

                    from Louisiana

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective
                    • Good Value
                    • Lightweight
                    • Smells Great

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

                      Brilliant product. And of summer 2015 my pigmentation was so bad, once I started using this product I could notice an amazing result and pigmentation being corrected.

                      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                      • 10 Minutes

                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      too soon to tell

                      By Morgan

                      from Upstate NY

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Dermalogica PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum:

                          Using daily after cleanse, After one week no noticeable difference. No surprise but I got sent a email so I'm telling you. Its expensive, nice feel, but it may take a while. On the other hand it wouldn't be the first thing I bought that didn't live up to the promise. I'll wait and see. Couldn't recommend it yet.

                          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                          • 10 Minutes

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                          • Q:

                            I have some minor hyperpigmentation on my face and want to know if the PowerBright TRx C-12 Pure Bright Serum would benefit me. I currently use the overnight retinol repair and overnight repair serum on alternating nights with the super rich repair cream. During the day I use either the phyto replenish oil or the ultra calming barrier repair (depending on how my skin feels) along with the intensive moisture balance and/or dynamic skin recovery spf50. I typically don't wear foundation. Wow, am I using too many products?
                            Asked on 2/4/2017 by ulta addict

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend using C-12 Pure Bright Serum morning and night under your other products EXCEPT on the night you use Overnight Retinol Repair.

                              Answered on 2/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            Hi there. I currently use active clay face wash, followed by multi active toner and oil control lotion in the day. In the evening I use daily microfoliant, special clearing face wash, toner and active moist mostiruzer.
                            How will I incorporate the brightening serum in - do I do this before, or after toning?
                            I realise I wash, then apply before moisturiser, but do I apply before or after toning for best results? Cheers!
                            Asked on 1/26/2017 by Derma Boy from Scotland, UK

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. Apply your toner and then layer your serum followed by moisturizer. These products work best when layered this way.

                              Answered on 1/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            While using this product morning and night can you still wax your skin?
                            Asked on 12/18/2016 by Skincare 101 from PA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. You may still wax your skin while using this product. If your skin is specifically sensitive to this or any product we recommend not using it for 24 hours before waxing.

                              Answered on 12/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            Can I use this product along with my current skin firming serum & moisturizer? If so what order do I use it in
                            Asked on 12/1/2016 by New 2 this

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. You may use both. We recommend applying C-12 Pure Bright Serum first and them you other serum and moisturizer.

                              Dermalogica brand Expert

                              Answered on 12/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            Hi. If using break out control or clearing mattifier as acne treatment in the morning, In what order can i incorporate c12 serum into the routine. Also, which toner is best while treating acne, Multiactive toner or Clear Start All Over Clear Breakout Toner? I do
                            experience dryness at times. I am 41 years old
                            Asked on 11/7/2016 by Ade from Nigeria

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. Apply C-12 Pure Bright Serum first and then your acne treatment. We recommend using MultiActive Toner for your skin after cleansing and as needed throughout the day.

                              Answered on 11/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            I was recently advised through this medium to use my c12 together with my current acne regimen as am still treating acne on my face. I currently use clearing skin wash morning and night, daily microfoliant every other day, multi active toner if i feel dry, charcoal masque once a week, active moist in the morning and overnight clearing gel at night. Pls, how do i fix in the c12 serum power bright serum into my routine?
                            Asked on 11/7/2016 by Ade from Nigeria

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. In the morning apply C-12 Power Bright Serum under your Active Moist and at night apply this serum under Overnight Clearing Gel.

                              Answered on 11/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            Will this product help reduce dark under eye circles?
                            Asked on 9/25/2016 by KitKat from Bel Air MD

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. This product will help with hyperpigmentation around the eye area. To address darkness beneath the delicate tissue on the eye area we recommend using Age Reversal Eye Complex at night and Total Eye Care SPF15 during the day.

                              Dermalogica Brand Expert

                              Answered on 9/30/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            should i apply to my whole face? or to the dark spots only?
                            Asked on 2/16/2016 by new girl

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend applying C-12 Pure Bright Serum to your entire face to brighten and even skin tone. This serum will lighten hyperpigmentation without bringing skin below it's base color. For best results use as part of Power Bright system including Pure Light SPF50 and Pure Night moisturizers.
                              Dermalogica Brand Expert

                              Answered on 2/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            WILL THIS PRODUCT HELP MALASMA?
                            Asked on 7/15/2015 by lindsey

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Lindsey,
                              C-12 Power Bright Serum will help to even out skin tone. Malasma is difficult to treat so it is difficult to say that it will go away completely. You can maximize results by using Skin Resurfacing Cleanser and the 2 moisturizers from the Power Bright system, Pure Light SPF50 and Pure Night. Avoid direct sunlight and reapply sunscreen every 2-3 hours when out doors. Allow 8 weeks for full results.

                              -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                              Answered on 7/16/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                          • Q:

                            Will this product lighten sun spots, redness and freckles? Will it lighten my skin overall? Is this formula ok to use on acne prone, combination skin type? At what stage of my daily routine would this be applied? Before moisturizer, after?
                            Asked on 5/14/2015 by Serenity from Lubbock, TX

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hello Serenity,
                              C-12 Power Bright Serum is a very light weight treatment serum that is good far al skin types. This serum should be used morning and night on clean skin, under moisturizer. You will see an improvement in hyperpigmentation and skin tone. To maximize results use Daily Microfoliant every day and avoid direct sunlight. Please allow 8 weeks to see full results.

                              -Dermalogica Brand Expert

                              Answered on 5/15/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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