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Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder

Philosophy

Turbo Booster C Powder

Item #: 2209146 Size: 0.25 oz

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Turbo Booster C Powder is a 99.8% high-potency topical, vitamin C powder that helps prevent premature aging by acting as an antioxidant and promoting collagen synthesis, which helps improve the skin's overall tone and texture. Science has proven that the daily application of topical vitamin C will help retard the aging process, by neutralizing the effects of environmental attack. Mix in the palm of your hand with any of your favorite Philosophy products to instantly convert them into a state-of-the-art vitamin C formula.
Mix fresh each day in the palm of your hand, one level scoop of Turbo Booster C Powder into your daily application of your favorite Philosophy moisturizer or sunblock. Use once daily. Never put Turbo Booster C Powder directly into a jar of moisturizer.

Precautions: For external use only. Use only as directed. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Ascorbic Acid, Panthenol, Zinc Pca, Copper PCA, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Juice, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Arginine, Cysteine, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice.

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PhilosophyTurbo Booster C Powder
 
4.5

(based on 145 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves skin texture (65)
  • Evens out skin tone (63)
  • Noticeable results (57)
  • Easy to use (45)
  • Non-greasy (40)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (11)
  • Bad smell (4)
  • Irritates skin (3)
  • No noticeable results (3)

Best Uses

  • Sun damage (47)
  • Fine lines (36)
  • Oily/combination skin (25)
  • Sensitive skin (19)
  • Dry/chapped skin (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (55), Budget shopper (51), Beauty conscious (12), Survivalist / minimalist (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (13), Normal (4)

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4.0

Love the brightening efec!

By Dee

from Simi Valley ca

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

    Love,love the brightening efec of this product on my skin

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

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Vitamin C option!

    By Frannie

    from Norwalk, CT

    About Me Skin Care Professional

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • reduces hyperpigmentation
    • simple ingredients
    • Softens Skin
    • stable vitamin c

    Cons

    • Could use a better packaging setup

    Best Uses

    • hyperpigmentation
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

    I've been using this product morning and evening for 2 weeks now. I've noticed a HUGE improvement in the evenness, brightness, and pigmentation in my skin. I've suffered from stubborn, hormonal cystic acne for years which has caused a great deal of hyperpigmentation around my cheeks and chin.

    I've used Vitamin C for reducing hyperpigmentation in the past with varying results. Vitamin C is a very unstable ingredient and I was sick of stressing over the stability of expensive serums (and having serums go bad on me) so I stopped using it for a while. I developed a lot more hyperpigmentation during this time. I decided on this powder product because of the simple ingredients and powder for. From the first use, I noticed more brightness in my skin, and within a few days some stubborn spots of hyperpigmentation had started to fade. This is HUGE for anybody who suffers from cystic acne! Sometimes half the battle is trying to cover old marks (which make it look like you have more breakouts than you do!). My hyperpigmentation has continued to improve over the past couple of weeks, and my overall skintone is more even and bright.

    I would highly recommend this to anyone struggling with hyperpigmentation from cystic acne! I'm very particular about the quality of my products, especially with them being natural and non-irritating. My only note is that it would be great to have a way to store the scooper with the bottle. (Maybe some sort of loop to have it attached?)

    Overall, a great product!

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

    This is awesome!!

    By Katie B

    from El Cajon, CA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
        • Overall adding powder to moisturizer is awesome!
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

        I love this powder, it brightens, smooths out skin. Give overall healthy glow.

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

        (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Useless at any pH outside of 3 to 4

        By MishyMash

        from Newport Hills, WA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Not Effective
          • Requires Adequate Solvent
          • Requires pH of 3-4

          Best Uses

            Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

            Great concept, but doesn't work any better than crushing vitamin C tablets supplements for 1/3 the cost. Just do a quick search for topical vitamin C for the clinical research or continue wasting money - lol.

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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Linnie

            from Florence, ky

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Brightens skin
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

              I like this vitamin c powder. Would like to try a different one to compare, but will stick with this until then.

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

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Turbo Booster

              By pat

              from Nashville, TN

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Moisturizes
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                Makes your skin feel smooth and moist all day.

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

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it

                By Jackie

                from NE

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                I've only used this 2 weeks but can see a brightening in my skin

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

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love It!

                By Shelly

                from Georgetown, TX

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                  Love this product! I just add a certain amount to my moisturizer and not having to feel that oily feeling like the Vitamin C serum. I personally get a better effect and absorbency of the powder booster on my skin versus the C serum. I was so glad this was introduced to me a long time ago.

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

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I love this product!

                  By Shelly

                  from Georgetown, TX

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                    I love the turbo C powder because I can add to my moisturizer for convenience. I feel it works better for me in my facial routine without another step versus the serum. I see a better results in the powder in my opinion.

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

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Oh boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                    By jazzzzy

                    from Austin, TX

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Softens Skin
                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Enlarged Pores
                      • Redness/ Blotchiness
                      • Uneven Skin Tone

                      Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                      I always wait at least a month before I leave any review,but I had to leave one immediately!!! This stuff is aaaaaaamazing! I mix it with the Vichy Aquaila Thermal Serum, and oh boy, it does wonders. My skin is so alive, bright, and it glows. I will definitely repurchase this product again. I don't have acne prone skin, but I do get hormonal breakouts around my chin, and cheeks every now and then, and they are horrible because they are beneath the skin, and leave a light scar. The combination of the Vitamin C and Vichy are fab! Worth the $$

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

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                      • Q:

                        I use a serum then moisturizer then a water based sunscreen, if I mix it with my sunscreen will it penetrate my other products and still be effective?
                        Asked on 11/12/2015 by erin

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          we recommend mixing the powder with your moisturizer and applying sunscreen over it.

                          Answered on 11/18/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Can this product be used with cerave daytime moisturizer spf 30?
                        Asked on 4/23/2015 by Mel from Miami

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend mixing the Turbo Booster C Powder with a water-based serum or moisturizer. As a general rule, we recommend mixing half a scoop of Turbo Booster C Powder with a dime- to nickel-sized amount of moisturizer or serum.

                          Answered on 4/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I normally mix a few drops of facial oil into my moisturiser. Will it be okay to also mix the vitamin c powder into it? Or should I apply the oil to my skin first and then the moisturiser with the vitamin c powder? Thanks
                        Asked on 4/12/2015 by zozo from australia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          we recommend mixing the turbo booster c powder with a water based serum or moisturizer. if you are using a facial oil, it would be best to apply the oil to your skin first, and then apply your moisturizer mixed with the turbo booster c powder.

                          Answered on 4/14/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        If I currently use the Miracle Worker moisturizer and the Time in a Bottle serum, am I already getting the benefits of a product like this? I'm wondering if adding this would provide additional benefits, or if I would be duplicating ingredients without much additional result.
                        Asked on 3/29/2015 by Peacelily from Maine

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          if you are currently using time in a bottle serum, you should not need any additional vitamin c products in your regimen.

                          Answered on 3/31/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this with renewed hope in a jar?? Is it water based?
                        Asked on 3/24/2015 by ksnana from United States

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          renewed hope in a jar is water based, and will blend well with the turbo booster c powder.

                          Answered on 3/27/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Can I mix this product safely with the Clear Days Ahead moisturizer by Philosophy? (It contains salicylic acid.)
                        Asked on 2/23/2015 by phillydiva from Philadelphia

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        can I use this product with my Aveeno clear complexion daily moisturizer which has salicylic acid in it. How much moisturizer do I need to mix with this product.
                        Asked on 2/18/2015 by Rosalind from United States

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          we recommend mixing the turbo booster c powder with a water based serum or moisturizer. as a general rule, we recommend mixing half a scoop of vitamin c powder with a dime to nickel sized amount of moisturizer or serum.

                          Answered on 2/19/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        what percentage of vitamin C is this? what type of vitamin C is it?
                        Asked on 2/5/2015 by beauty

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          turbo booster c powder is 99.8% high potency topical vitamin c powder. the active percentage will vary depending on how much turbo booster c powder you use, and how much moisturizer or serum you are mixing it with. this product uses l-ascorbic acid.

                          Answered on 2/10/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Can I mix with organic rosehip, jojoba and sea buckthorn oil?
                        Asked on 2/4/2015 by Ann

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          we recommend mixing the turbo booster c powder with a water based serum or moisturizer. mixing this product with an oil will not allow for proper absorption into your skin.

                          Answered on 2/5/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                      • Q:

                        Can I mix it with rosehip oil and jojoba oil?
                        Asked on 2/1/2015 by Ann from San Antonio

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          we recommend mixing the turbo booster c powder with a water based serum or moisturizer. mixing this product with an oil will not allow for proper absorption into your skin.

                          Answered on 2/4/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
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