April 4th is Vitamin C Day and to celebrate we’re sharing 25 of the best vitamin c infused hair and beauty products. We all know this vitamin can work it’s magic on a cold, but did you know it can also work miracles on your skin? From bargain finds as low as $5 to splurges that can break the bank, we have options for every budget. Do you have a favorite Vitamin C product? Let us know below!
1. Ethique In Your Face Face Cleansing Bar
($18.50, Amazon.com) Made with Sea Salt, Coconut oil, Mandarin & Sweet Orange Essential Oils, the cleanser is perfect as an all over body wash for all skin types. Also packed with vitamin C Mandarin & Sweet Orange Essential Oils, this cleanser brightens and diminishes appearance of acne scars and age spots.
2. Arbonne RE9 Advanced® Age-Defying Neck Cream
($85, Arbonne.com) This restorative peptide-rich cream helps to promote healthy skin aging by adding moisture to the neck and décolletage area. This vegan cream aids in reducing fine lines/wrinkles and increasing firmness and elasticity as skin regains a smoother, more lifted appearance. Stabilized Vitamin C also boosts and maintains moisture to support collagen – restoring a natural, youthful glow.
3. Merle Norman Brilliant-C Moisturizer
($42, MerleNorman.com) For all skin types and discoloration and dullness concerns. Wish your skin could “glow” back in time? This anti-aging brightening moisturizer infuses skin with essential hydrators and our exclusive Bright+ Complex® — a blend of Vitamin C and other brightening agents — that help diminish the appearance of spots and discoloration, and restore a luminous, youthful glow.
4. The Mane Choice Manetabolism Plus Vitamins
($25.99, themanechoice.com) This daily dietary supplement is formulated to grow hair, longer, thicker, faster. Packed with proven mix of vitamins, it’s the formula’s Vitamin C that works to repair dry and splitting hair, two concerns which can often come from a Vitamin C deficiency. The Manetabolism Plus Vitamins tackles the problem right at the root and creates healthy, lust-worthy hair.
5. Jane Iredale BeautyPrep™ Face Toner
($33, janeiredale.com) This gentle toner refines pores and moisturizes with organic botanical liposomes. Prepares skin for layering moisturizer and makeup and is infused with Herbasome, a fruit extract infused water, to provide deep skin hydration. Contains organic Lemon Grass, Apple, Pear, Carrot and Coconut Water (packed with Vitamin C) to balance pH and restore the surface of the skin.
6. G.M. Collin Vital C 10% + Peptides Serum
($86, Skin1.com) This supercharged serum is formulated with a synergistic combination of unique ingredients to protect skin against environmental stressors, reduce the visible signs of premature aging and improve elasticity, leaving skin looking and feeling revitalized. Boosting the skin’s healing and defensive processes through gradual ingredient release, G.M. Collin Vital C 10% + Peptides Serum produces a smooth, supple, and youthful complexion.
7. Amarth Wonder Cream
($120, amarteskincare.com) This rejuvenating moisturizer uses Nanoencapsulated retinol, mushroom emollient and grapefruit seed extract (rich in Vitamin C) to help brighten, hydrate and diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
8. Hydropeptide LumaPro-C
($148, HydroPeptide.com) A pigment-correcting serum that safely brighten any complexion using a novel, drug-free formulation that combines 8 key brightening ingredients, ultra-stable Vitamin C and a next-generation fermented Resveratrol.
9. It’s A 10 Haircare Miracle Moisture Shampoo
($22.64, itsa10haircare.com) Intensely moisturizing, with a cleansing formula that is mild enough to safely use on even the most delicate color-treated hair! From the first wash, hair is smoother, less damaged, and is visibly more bouncy and full of body. Key Ingredients include Vitamin C, sunflower seed extract, acai extract, ginger extract, pomegranate extract, Tahitian noni extract, moringa extract, aloe vera, rooibos tea extract, comfrey extract.
10. Urbanskin RX Super C Brightening Serum
($58, urbanskinrx.com) This serum blends brightening ingredients such as 20% Ascorbic Acid, Ferulic Acid, and Kojic Acid which work together synergistically to improve dark spots and sun damage. Also contains firming and smoothing ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid and Peptides, which reverse signs of aging by increasing collagen production.
11. Kiehl’s Powerful Strength Line Reducing Complex
($68, kiehls.com) One of the most popular Vitamin C serums on the market. Reportedly one bottle of this product is sold every 60 seconds worldwide! Visibly reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, boosts skin radiance and improves texture.
12. Paula’s Choice
($49, paulaschoice.com) This concentrated booster with 15% pure vitamin C dramatically brightens uneven skin while improving the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The feather-light, liquid formula absorbs quickly
13. iS Clinical GenexC Serum
($105, Amazon.com) A favorite of celebrity skin guru Shani Darden, this serum features a proprietary combination of Extremozymes® which are clinically proven to help protect, revitalize, and enhance the foundation of healthy skin, while supporting multi-level protection and long-term visual improvements.
14. Orgaid Vitamin C & Revitalizing Organic Sheet Mask
($6, orgaid.com) Everyone loves a good sheet mask! Organ uses organic ingredients that are safe, and do not include any chemical preservatives. They also use “Ecoderma” fabric that is made with advanced technology to help soak in the serum deeper into skin.
15. Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil
($72, biossance.com) A luxurious face oil that visibly brightens, firms, and evens the look of skin tone and texture. Visibly brightens with an oil-soluble, stable form of Vitamin C, shown to be 50x more powerful than ascorbic acid. With Squalane and Rose Oil to help leave skin exceptionally healthy-looking and radiant.
16. Glossier Super Glow
($28, glossier.com) This offering from the cult beauty fave combines Vitamin C and Magnesium to leave skin energized and refreshed. The water-like texture immediately absorbs into skin without a trace—use all over face, after cleanser, before moisturizer.
17. Lumene Valo Vitamin C Glow Refresh Hydrating Mist
($12.41, Amazon.com) This exhilarating facial mist combines Nordic cloudberry extract and Vitamin C with Pure Arctic Spring Water, for instantly refreshed, more radiant- looking skin.
18. Peter Thomas Roth Potent-C Power Serum
($95, sephora.com) This new serum boasts THD ascorbate, an ultra-stable scientific breakthrough ingredient 50 X more powerful than traditional Vitamin C. The ingredient list also boasts 20% Vitamin C, 3% Vitamin E and 2% Ferulic Acid, delivering a complete and advanced anti-aging, firming and brightening treatment.
19. Urban Skin RX VitalEyez + C Serum
($48, urbanskinrx.com) This serum uses the healing properties of Arnica to repair the delicate eye area. Powered with Vitamin C, it brightens dark circles and under-eye pigment. By adding in hyaluronic acid and peptides, it firms and hydrates the aging eye.
20. Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream
($64, drunkelephant.com) Known for it’s eye catching packaging and fun product names, this new eye cream is powered by five forms of Vitamin C working together to brighten uneven tone and firm. Key ingredients – cucumber and hesperidin methyl chalcone, a flavonoid that helps to reduce the appearance of aging under the eyes.
21. Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum
($80, drunkelephant.com) A super-potent vitamin C day serum packed with a powerful antioxidant complex, essential nutrients, fruit enzymes and a chronopeptide that provides the benefits of vitamin D, all working together to firm and brighten the appearance of skin while improving the signs of photoaging. Key ingredients – indian gooseberry, virgin marula oil and licorice root extract.
22. Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum
($27.19, Amazon.com) This award-winning serum is a harmonious blend of antioxidants that work wonders on evening skin tone, smoothing texture, and improving the overall appearance of the skin. Key ingredient – Konjac Root Powder – Exotic flower from Asia, helps to soften & smooth the skin while forming a thin protective barrier.
23. InstaNatural Vitamin C Serum
($17.07, Amazon.com) A great budget option, this serum also includes Ferulic Acid to defend against damage, as well as Hyaluronic Acid and Sea Buckthorn Oil to support the skin’s protective barrier.
24. The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%
($5.80, sephora.com) This brand has won accolades for providing clinical grade products for unbelievably low pricing. Unlike most Vitamin C products, this one is a water-free, silicone-free stable suspension. The formula provides 23% pure L-Ascorbic Acid which remains completely stable due to the absence of water (so no oxidizing!).
25. The Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturizer
($30, thebodyshop.com) This fresh, lightweight gel formula will give your skin a daily boost of radiance and hydration. Key ingredients – Vitamin C rich camu camu from the Amazonian rainforest in Peru and community Trade aloe vera.