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Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum

Mario Badescu

Vitamin C Serum

Item #: 2209815 Size: 1.0 oz

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Antioxidant Vitamin C protects skin from free radicals and is essential in collagen production. This Vitamin C Serum contains 7.5% ascorbic acid (vitamin C) to reduce discoloration and brighten skin. Formulated with hyaluronic acid to retain skin's natural moisture and collagen to enhance skin's firmness and elasticity.
Apply 2-3 drops on clean skin avoiding eye area every other night. May be used under a moisturizer or alone.
Propylene Glycol, Ascorbic Acid, Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus Fruit) Extract, Ginseng (Panax Ginseng Root) Extract, Aloe (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Jucie) Vera Gel, Collagen, Hyaluronic Acid, Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia Flower Extract) Oil.

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Mario BadescuVitamin C Serum
 
4.5

(based on 119 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (68)
  • Absorbs quickly (50)
  • Goes on smoothly (50)
  • Moisturizes well (40)
  • Not greasy (34)

Cons

  • Bad smell (13)
  • Greasy (7)

Best Uses

  • Bedtime (49)
  • After shower/bath (24)
  • Daily use (24)
  • Uneven skin tone (23)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (28), Budget shopper (27), Beauty conscious (25), Survivalist / minimalist (11), Beauty expert (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (28), Normal (6), Oily (6), Dry (3)

Reviewed by 119 customers

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Loving it!

By Peppy

from Springfield, MO

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

    I have only had this product a week, but I am loving it so far. I am using this every morning, 5 drops, which I then warm in my hands and smoothe all over my face and neck. I follow this with Cerave AM facial lotion with SPF. It is important to use sunscreen in conjunction with Vitamin C. For me, the results were instantaneous after the first use: skin was bright, smooth, and plump/dewy. Your mileage may vary, but I recommend this product, and will continue to use it as part of my daily regimen.

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

    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It works

    By Jeanaj

    from Magnolia, AR

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

      I use it every other day like directed

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

      Definitely a must for me

      By Aging beautifully

      from Lubbock TX

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

        I use it every evening underneath my nighttime moisturizer. My skin feels softer and smoother than it ever has

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

        (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I loved it, I bought the full size!

        By Miss Coco

        from Phoenix, Az

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Brightens
        • Evens skin tone
        • Gives skin a radiant look
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Discoloration
          • Enlarged Pores
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Post Acne Marks
          • Redness/ Blotchiness
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

          I have the little bottle and am almost done with it so I went ahead and purchased the bigger bottle! I would suggest if you have post acne marks like me to try out the brightening kit first and see how you like it before committing. I actually didn't know that I was using it wrong at first til I read a comment on here! I would follow the directions and just pat it on my skin at night. I would wake up looking oily so I felt that it never really sank into my skin! The commentator said to warm it up in your hands first and what a difference that step has made! I use 4 or 5 drops for my *whole face* (no more cause it can be too much) and I warm it up with my palms and pat it on and voila I wake up with skin that looks smooth and it gives me a nice sheen (not oily) and I can see that my pores are tightening! Well, I have large pores lol. I just wish I had known that step sooner so the product in the past could have sunk in better. I recommend this product and can't wait to see more results over time! I will review again when I have updates.

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

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          WOW

          By lcthebug

          from El Paso

          About Me Beauty Expert

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

              I received this in a sample bag from Ulta. The first night I used it, I noticed immediate results in the morning. My pores seemed a lot smaller and my face looked smoother. Thank you Ulta for providing samples and I will definitely purchase this item! I'm not one to take the time to write reviews, but this item was worth talking about.

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

              Love this product!!

              By B

              from Lincoln, NE

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Moisturizes
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

                Use under my moisturizer or by it's self. Skin looks so radiant!

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal
                • Age:
                • 60+

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Miracle Worker for Fine Lines and Shrinking Pores

                By Erin

                from Columbus, IN

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

                  I apply this product every other evening after my facial cleansing routine. After the product has absorbed in the skin (roughly 5 minutes) I apply my night cream.

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

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I will never stop using this product. Amazing!

                  By Devon F

                  from PA

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

                    I use this on alternating nights instead of moisturizer. Noticed a difference after the first day.

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

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Price didn't equal results

                    By Amberly

                    from California

                    About Me Beauty Expert

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Moisturizes
                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                    • Greasy
                    • Not Effective

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

                      For the price I wanted to love it and I hoped it would be my holy grail skin product for my uneven skin tone but it wasn't and I couldn't justify purchasing another for the price and results. I have combination/oily acne prone skin, fair skinned with redness, and red acne scars (not hyperpigmentation). I noticed this product would cause pimples. It was slightly greasy, and even though it says it is for all skin types I don't agree because it has essential oils in it, meaning it is not oil free, meaning if you have oily or combination oily skin like myself, oils, even if they are essential oils, cause pores to become clogged and pimples to pop up overnight. I will say I used too much benzoyl peroxide acne treatment one day on my cheek and my skin flared up horribly - it was bright red, brighter than usual, itchy, and irritated. I applied like 5 drops of this on my cheek and it did moisturizer the irritated affected area very well. If you have dry skin I feel this would work amazing for you. Also if you're not prone to acne I feel this would work amazing for you. But, if your skin sounds like mine, I would skip this product as it doesn't come cheap.

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

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      A Must Have Skincare Product

                      By tonixx20

                      from Houston, TX

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Sensitive Skin
                        • Uneven Skin Tone

                        Comments about Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum:

                        The Vitamin C Serum have a great citrus smell and is very light weight. I have moderate oily skin and the product does not make my skin greasy and absorbs very quickly. I use this product twice a day after washing and toning. I purchased this product mainly because I heard that it can help reduce the acne scars and uneven skin tone. I definitely that my acne scars have lighten up but only a little after about a week of using. I also used exfoliating face cleansers so that probably is another factor. Nonetheless, the serum helps to keep my skin moisture and soft so I didn't have to use a moisturizer on top. The serum is definitely a little pricey but I think it is worth it and all other serums that I've searched also fall within the 40-50 dollars price range.

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

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