Vitamin C : Ascorbic Acid Faves!

The long-awaited video on Vitamin C / Ascorbic Acid is finally here. This video was literally years in the making – since the first time I ever used a Vitamin C Serum, 6+ yrs ago. It’s been a lot of trial, testing, glow and sometimes stinging for me to bring you my current favourite picks! There should be something here for everyone no matter your skin-type or budget so I hope you enjoy! This is the longest video to date, so get a cup of tea, wine, whatever does it for you!

Part 1 : Vitamin C Derivatives

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• ❃ Products Mentioned ❃ •


SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic (15%)

SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF (15%)

Maelove The Glow Maker* (15%)

Paula’s Choice C15 Super Booster (15%)

Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum (15%)

Rohto Melano CC Intensive Anti-Spot Essence
Name for this may be different some places
・Do not test on animals

Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop (5%)
US –
Int’l –

Clinique Fresh Pressed Daily Booster with Pure Vitamin C 10%

Timeless 20% Vitamin C + E + Ferulic Acid Serum (20%)

Cosrx Triple C Lightning Liquid* (20%)


The Ordinary 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder
Mixed with The Ordinary Resveratrol 3% + Ferulic Acid 3%

Eco Your Skin Vitamin C Boost Powder

Vitabrid C1² Face Brightening Powder
(CF possibly but not sure)


Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate 12.5% Vitamin C (10.5% L-AA)

The Ordinary Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2%

Paula’s Choice C25 Super Booster*

The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 30% In Silicone

Other Relevant Stuff :

Dr. Pinnell Study on which Skinceuticals CE Ferulic is based :

KindofStephen’s post debunking the rumour Ascorbic Acid + Niacinamide cancel one another out :


My skin type : Dehydrated, sensitive. You may have a very different experience with the products I review if you have a different skin type or preference.


This video is not sponsored. PR samples or gifts are marked with an (*) and sent to me without any obligation to review. All my reviews and opinions are based on my own experience with the products which may not be the same for everyone. This contains affiliate links which will help support this channel! If you choose to use them, thank you for your support!


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