Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum
- cruelty-free serum that contains hyaluronic acid and vitamin c.
- it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
- it does contain fragrances and oils.
- it is fungal acne (malassezia) safe and reef safe.
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Apply 3-4 drops on clean skin (avoiding the eye area) every other night. Follow with night cream. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.
Ingredient List (12)
Propylene Glycol • Water • Ascorbic Acid • Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract • Panax Ginseng Root Extract • Sodium Hyaluronate • Collagen • Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice • Lavandula Angustifolia Oil • Caprylyl Glycol • Phenoxyethanol • Hexylene GlycolJump to Ingredients Explained
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Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum Ingredients Explained
This product contains 12 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it
We don't have a description for Propylene Glycol.
Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.
In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.
Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!
Ascorbic Acid is AKA L-Ascorbic acid and is a common type of Vitamin C. It contains large amounts of antioxidants, helps to soothe skin, and fades dark spots. It helps aid in UV protection but becomes unstable when exposed to UV and air.
We don't have a description for Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract.
We don't have a description for Panax Ginseng Root Extract.
Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning it has the ability to hold water and rehydrate skin. Because of this, it is great for soothing and adding moisture to dry skin.
It is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints; it is commonly derived from sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.
Collagen can help to reduce the effects of aging.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice is the juice expressed from the leaves of the aloe, Aloe barbadensis, Liliaceae.
Aloe contains the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins neutralize free radicals.
It also contains sugars in the form of monosaccharides and polysaccharides, folic acid, choline, many common minerals such as calcium, 12 anthraquinones, fatty acids, amino acids, and Vitamin B12.
Aloe is known to be anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antiseptic, healing, and protect against UV rays.
Read more here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/
Lavandula Angustifolia Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the flowers of the Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, Labiatae. ISO 8902:2009
We don't have a description for Caprylyl Glycol.
Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.
Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol