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GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum

Algenist

GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum

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1.0 oz Item 2295248

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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
 
4.4

(based on 35 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (28)
  • Non-greasy (25)
  • Softens skin (20)
  • Moisturizes (13)
  • Soothes skin (13)

Cons

  • Bad smell (7)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (24)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (17)
  • Sensitive skin (15)
  • Uneven skin tone (15)
  • Enlarged pores (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (18), Survivalist / minimalist (7), Beauty expert (4), Brand buyer (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (16), Dry (7), Normal (4)

Reviewed by 35 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Something Finally Worked

By Professor T

from Michigan

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

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

    I have tried several different serums.....This one finally worked. My forehead wrinkles are gone. People keep asking me what I did. My search is now over.

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

    My dark spots have faded!!

    By Liz143

    from Denver, CO

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

    • doesn't last long
    • price

    Best Uses

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

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

    This products has definitely faded my dark spots and helped with my wrinkles. I have been using it for quite a while and it did not happen overnight. Recently I am getting tons of compliments on my skin, and my dark spots have almost completely faded away. I love this serum, but just wish it lasted longer and wasn't so expensive.

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

    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Will be returning

    By Lisa

    from WV

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

    Left my skin feeling sticky. It actually caused my makeup to separate and my pores stood out like I've never seen before. I've got good skin to begin with and have never had this issue with any product before. I'm incredibly disappointed, especially at this price.

     
    5.0

    Good product!

    By Ada

    from Philly

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin
    • Very pleasant so far. With only one application
    • Very pleasany

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        I used it once and I had an appreciation already for its effect on the skin: brightness, smoothness. I will continue to use and hope to see better results and retention of them with prolonged use.

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

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Used for two weeks

        By Sharanne

        from Palm Desert CA

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

            I have only been using this product for two weeks so it is not fair to review results this early in. When it is first applied it goes on quite sticky but dries smooth. Obvious results have not been found as of yet.

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

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            A must have for 35+!

            By Misty

            from NC

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

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

              I will say there is a slight odd smell upon application but it immediately dissipates once it's dry...literally in seconds. It's lightweight but feels like a nice smoothing under-layer to my daytime lotion. After a week of twice daily my pores are looking minimized and skin tone evening. I have some minimal sun damage, crows feet and occasional pimples and this C serum, in conjunction with my daily cleansing and lotion regimen, seems to be alleviating.
              I am using the Algenist eye balm too with great results. I like this line, it was highly recommended by my niece who is an aesthetician.

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

              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              I have only been using this about 10 days, no difference yet

              By DK

              from Virginia

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

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

                Only been using it about 10 days, so can't really tell any difference yet. I will give it a full month before I decide if I want to purchase it again.

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

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Pleasantly surprised

                By MrsMee

                from Cottonwood Heights, UT

                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:

                  Use this every morning before moisturizer. Had received a small pump bottle sample that lasted me a month. Saw results after almost two weeks and became a loyal fan. It actually works! Evened our my skin tone, reduced appearance of my freckles, and my skin has never looked or felt better. I will repurchase, it's worth the money!

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

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I really love this

                  By Mrwaffles$12

                  from Long Beach, California

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Moisturizes
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Sensitive Skin

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

                    I use under my moisturizer and foundation

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Dry
                    • Age:
                    • 60+
                     
                    3.0

                    I'm torn

                    By Rachel

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                    • Bad Smell
                    • sticky

                    Best Uses

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

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

                    I don't hate this. but I don't love it either. The smell is awful and it's a little sticky once applied. I do think it smoothes my skin, but I don't think it absorbs in all areas. It just sits on top in certain areas (around my nose, and center of my forehead). I bought on the 50% off sale, but I don't think I'll be buying it again. For the original price I want to be blown away by my serums, this didn't do that. Honestly, I see more results from using No7 Early Defense Serum from the drugstore than I do with this item.

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

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