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Turbo Booster C Powder

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Turbo Booster C Powder

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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 158 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves skin texture (65)
  • Evens out skin tone (64)
  • Noticeable results (57)
  • Easy to use (45)
  • Non-greasy (45)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Sun damage (47)
  • Fine lines (36)
  • Daily use (25)
  • Oily/combination skin (25)
  • Uneven skin tone (25)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (55), Budget shopper (51), Beauty conscious (20), Survivalist / minimalist (8), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (19), Normal (8), Dry (3), Oily (3)

Reviewed by 158 customers

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5.0

Help stop wrinkles.

By Philosophy Girl

from Chicago

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Helps stop the aging process.
  • Lightweight
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • Prevent fine lines and wrinkles

    Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

    philosophy's, Turbo Booster C Powder is the greatest! Use in the morning with the moisturizer or serum of your choice, daily. I've mixed it with Philosophy's, When Hope is not Enough serum, for over 20 years. Turbo Booster C Powder is 99.8 % high potency vitamin C topical oil. I believe it has really helped me from aging. Make sure to follow the directions and start slowly. Philosophy has other vitamin C products, which I've tried but I've always come back to this one, it is the best!

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

    So glad I got this product.

    By Dmidgie

    from Eastern PA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightens age spots
    • Lightweight
    • Makes skin appear more youthful.
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

      I've been using this as per instructions, about 1/2 scoop mixed in my serum every morning..
      I already see a difference. I have age spots from spending a lot of time outside. They are noticeably lighter. I've used a few products designed to help age spots and gotten nothing from them. My face has a more youthful appearance in just this short time. Love this stuff!

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

      Magic

      By Arob55

      from San Antonio, TX

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

          This stuff is magical! I stopped using it for a few weeks and when I started using is again saw immediate improvement and couldn't believe I ever stopped in the first place. What's nice is you can mix it with whatever moisturizer you want. I mix it with my aveeno spf daily moisturizer in the AM and it gives my skin a nice healthy glow even when I apply makeup on top.

          The price is pretty steep but I will say I get a good 5-6 months of use from this one bottle.

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

          New to this brand and liking it

          By GivensGirl

          from FLORIDA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

            I didn't think I was gonna like this product. And I didn't want to spend the money I did on it but I wanted a better quality product. I thought it would be inconvenient blending a powder into my moisturizer daily. It's a great product, easy to use comes with tiny spoon to scoop out the powder. It tingles on the skin initially until you are used to it. It shouldnt burn, butvmay tingle for a moment. Best used with well absorbing and light moisturized with sunscreen.

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

            Better than expected

            By Ohioangel72

            from Tampa fl

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Firms
            • Lightens

            Cons

            • Somewhat messy

            Best Uses

            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

            I used this a long time ago but decided to try premixed vitamin c formula's. However, I have come back to this and I'm glad I did. It works to firm and lighten dark spots

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

            I will keep buying products.

            By Melissa

            from San Diego, Ca

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Non-Greasy
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

              I use product at night with Retin A.

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

              I Like This Product Alot!!

              By Angie

              from P-Cola FL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                I use in the a.m. daily w/ my face serum then my moisturizer and YES I can see a brightness and smoother looking skin on face and neck area!

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

                The best!

                By Amanda

                from NH

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Brighten
                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Dullness
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                  I use this product with my daily moisturizer. It helps give me glowing, clear, and even skin. I stopped using for a few months when I ran out of my first bottle, but as soon as I started using it again I got so many compliments on my skin.

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

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Actually works!

                  By Rach1883

                  from Cleveland OH

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Brightens skin
                  • Evens out skin tone
                  • Works fast

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                    I have spent so much money on products looking to brighten and even my skin, all with big promises and no results. I have olive skin tone, oily, and dark spots and circles on my face. I mix this product with cetaphil face moisturizer and I noticed a difference in one day. I've been using for a year and my face looks totally different. My dark spots and dark circles under my eyes have faded and my skin is brighter and more even. I'm so thankful for this product!

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

                    (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    For me it was messy

                    By MJ65

                    from Gadsden Alabama

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder:

                        They don't have my skin type so I choose Dry, I am actually very reactive, sensitive and I have rosacea with some dryness. I bought this based on a suggestion from a woman on a posting board I am a member of, I thought "hey this will allow me to use Vitamin C since I can mix it into my moisturizer". Well, while it does do that it is also a very messy process. I have tried mixing this product multiple ways with my PTR moisturizer which is nice but the process is a messy process and I am worried that I don't feel like I can put enough in to notice even a marginal change ( I am scared of putting too much in and bam! bright red and burning). My PTR Cloud Creme is a perfect product to mix this with but I end up wasting it and getting it everywhere. It is on the difficult/frustrating side trying to get the product out of the bottle with the little scoop and mix it effectively. I used it for a week, on the upside, while it didn't really irritate my skin I did notice that I was a tad on the pinker than usual side when I mixed this in with my creme---no burning, no itchy and no pain, just a tad more pink on my cheeks. While this is a really good idea, in theory, it seems to be a problem with implementation (at least for me, I'm not the most patient person in the world). I have decided that I will be returning this to the store. I could probably suggest it as a product to try but with the "this is messy warning". I gave it 3 stars because it is so dadburn difficult to mix well enough to probably do a lot of good unless they find a better way to mix that is not so messy and wasteful. Also, another good thing, no fragrance.

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

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                        • Q:

                          Is this safe to use when pregnant?
                          Asked on 12/7/2017 by Alex from Hartford, CT

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            We recommend speaking with your physician before using any products.

                            Answered on 12/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          my powder turned out yellow, i opened it 6 months ago and iam at half the bottle. is it normal??
                          Asked on 9/8/2017 by Rim from Illinois

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            No, that is not the normal color for the Turbo Booster C Powder. Please discontinue use and contact the Customer Development Center for Philosophy at 1-800-568-3151

                            Answered on 9/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Would it be okay to use this with a water-based moisturizer that already has salicylic acid in it, or should I just stick with a water-based moisturizer without salicylic acid?
                          Asked on 7/26/2017 by Person from San Diego, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            It is best to use a moisturizer the does not contain the Salicylic Acid. The potency of the Turbo Booster C Powder with the salicylic acid could cause an irritation.

                            Answered on 7/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • 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

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                        • 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
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