The 7 Best Vitamin-c Serums With Serums For Dry, Oily, And Acne-prone Skin

Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum

Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum keeps vitamin C fresh by separating the serum and powder until use. Dermatologists recommend it for its SkinCeuticals-like benefits at a lower cost.

Best Extra-Strength Vitamin-C Serum

PCA Skin’s lightweight serum contains 20% L-ascorbic acid and vitamin E, making it ideal for skin that can handle high vitamin C levels. Dr. Tanzi recommends it for its nourishing properties.

Vichy LiftActiv Vitamin C Brightening Face Serum

For a less expensive option, Vichy’s serum with 15% vitamin C and hyaluronic acid is recommended by Dr. Lal for those ready to upgrade from 10% vitamin C serums.

Best Vitamin-C Serum for Oily Skin

Phloretin CF by SkinCeuticals is perfect for oily skin, avoiding pore-clogging vitamin E. Dermatologist Russak suggests it for combating pigmentation issues like melasma.

Environ Intense C-Boost Mela-Even Cream

Environ’s cream with lipid vitamin C and E is gentle on acne-prone skin, reducing inflammation and hyperpigmentation. Celebrity aesthetician Sarah Akram and her clients are fans.

La Roche-Posay Pure Vitamin C Face Serum

This anti-aging serum with salicylic acid is great for acne-prone skin, unclogging pores and preventing breakouts. La Roche-Posay’s formulation is gentle and effective.

Paula’s Choice Super Antioxidant Serum

Paula’s Choice serum uses stable vitamin C derivatives, ideal for sensitive skin. It includes soothing ingredients to counteract the potential sensitizing effects of vitamin C.

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