C25 Super Booster
Based on 188 reviews
Target and minimize the look of stubborn dark spots, red marks and other imperfections with a 25% concentration of stabilized vitamin C for a dramatically more even complexion overall.

New Collection but same great product! Resist Anti-Aging Boosters are now Boost.

C25 Super Booster

Based on 188 reviews
Target and minimize the look of stubborn dark spots, red marks and other imperfections with a 25% concentration of stabilized vitamin C for a dramatically more even complexion overall.
  • Patented time-release delivery system
  • Highly-concentrated Vitamin C visibly diminishes spots
  • Silky, rich texture
  • Use alone or add to your moisturizer or serum

New Collection but same great product! Resist Anti-Aging Boosters are now Boost.

Skin Types:
All Skin Types
Concerns:
Wrinkles, Anti-Aging
    0.5 oz
    $55.00
    Travel Size...
    $19.00 $7.60

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Why is it different?
C25 Super Booster contains 25% pure vitamin C in a silky solution optimized for controlled delivery into skin where dullness and loss of moisture are most evident. With routine use, this solution works to visibly improve uneven skin tone and soften the appearance of even the most stubborn dull and rough surface texture.
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What does it do?
Delivers a 25% concentration of pure vitamin C to skin via its patented, controlled-release delivery system, resulting in impressive skin-smoothing and brightening results. It also provides hydration and helps improve signs of aging.
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How to use

At night, apply as the last step in your skincare routine. Gently pat (don’t rub) onto brown spots and wrinkles. Protect skin during the day with a product rated SPF 30 or greater.

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Indian Dermatology Online Journal, April-June 2013, issue 2, pages 143-146

Journal of Investigative Dermatology, October 2005, issue 4, pages 826-832

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, February 2000, issue 1, pages 21-52

Dermato-Endocrinology, July 2012, issue 3, pages 253-258

Dermatologic Therapy, September-October 2007, issue 5, pages 314-321

Ingredients
Key Ingredients ascorbic acid
Product Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C/antioxidant), Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate (emollient), Polysilicone-11 (texture-enhancing), Dimethicone (hydration), Polymethylsilsesquioxane (texture-enhancing), Disteardimonium Hectorite (texture-enhancing), Propylene Carbonate (preservative).

Ratings & Reviews

Just try it

5

This is one of those products that's worth the money for the trial size to see if it will work for you. I'm really surprised by any review less than five stars. This is a superstar, holy grail product. It's a real magic bullet. It diminishes post-acne redness visibly overnight and disappears cystic zits like a mob hit. Ive also had success with brown spots, but I have fair skin and medium-brown spots. It's also really improved my crows feet. I use a tube until it's gone, forget about it a few months, and when I remember to buy it again it's like Christmas for my face. It brightens, plumps, fades redness, shrikes zits and smooths over NIGHT.

LucyGoosey

St. Louis

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SPACKLE, TACKLE and DEFEAT HYPERPIGMENTATION!

5

This product delivers on its promise. It will break up dark spots of HYPERPIGMENTATION from past blemishes, sun spots, melasma. 3 SUGGESTIONS BELOW: Use everyday, every other week, under sunscreen. See the difference in 1 month. Use it as a spot treatment. Apply toner with fingers, then take 1/2 pea size of this and dot it on problem areas, use slip from toner to spread it around entire face! Can you say "BRIGHTENER"?! Be creative, create your own way of using this wonderfully formulated product!

Beauty Biochemist

BOSTON, MA

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Healed Picked Acne Overnight!

5

No, you shouldn't pick at acne. Of course you shouldn't. No one should. But everyone does at some point, and if you're anything like me, you regret it immediately. I was using this for age spots (which it has worked well for, as long as I keep using my sunscreen daily), and accidentally put some on a picked spot. Woke up in the morning and the skin was HEALED. Still a little red and tender, but holy cow! HEALED. Fresh baby skin. I was amazed and thrilled. I'm not saying go crazy picking at your face, but I have begun using this along with PC's wonderful BHA products on any acne that pops up. And it helps the redness and helps heal it quickly. This is now a must have in my skincare routine. I'll take healing acne over diminishing age spots or wrinkles any day. So the fact that it also helps with age spots (can't say yet if it helps with wrinkles) is a huge plus. The only downside is cost. It's expensive! But it works!

MtnTopMama

TN

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works on acne...who knew?

5

I'm 47 with dry skin that still breaks out occasionally (nose/t-zone) area. I've used the full suite of Paula products for about 10 years and while I occasionally dabble in another line, I'm loyal to the results I've experienced. I received a sample tube of this and tried it out on a couple of little acne scars. No change to the scar tissue itself but over several weeks redness faded. I used a little on a pimple that popped up on my nose overnight and was suprised that it flattened and then disappeared the same day. Since then I've used this as a go to product on little breakouts and it is very effective.

Catherine Hogue

Dallas, Texas

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Magical. Like a gift from my Fairy Godmother

5

I've had frustrating, oily, blemish-prone skin since my early teens and nothing has ever fixed it. Doctors, Dermatologists, $100 a bottle exfoliants, etc., until I ordered a full routine's worth of products from Paula's Choice, I've never felt that I didn't have terrible skin. After two months my skin tone is much more even, I'm not having breakouts, my face doesn't feel gross and oily AND the damaged collagen on my nose (that "dent" in your skin that lingers after a pimple is gone, which drove me INSANE) is barely visible. From the reading I've done, I think the Vitamin C treatment had a lot to do with that, but more than anything I just want to suggest doing your whole routine with Paula's Choice. I use the Oil-Reducing Cleanser, 2% BHA Exfoliant, this treatment and Invisible Finish Moisture Gel. I'm about to order more of this, some toner and something with SPF. Thanks PC, you're the best!!

Joey

Rockville, MD

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worked for me!

5

I really liked this product, not sure why everyone says it dries pasty or whatever. You dab it on but make sure its absorbed into the skin. Dont leave excess on your skin. I had a few acne scars on my face, and after applying it twice daily on my skin for 2 weeks I noticed it visibly lightened. After 2-3 months, it disappeared. I later combined this with bha 9 and vitamin c boost but honestly this is the product that i used daily. Also, make sure if you apply it during the day to use sunscreen with a strong spf as vitamin c will make your skin more sensitive to the sun. No sunscreen means your skin may get worse. I honestly love this product and cant rave enough about it to friends and family. My aunt who noticed my improved skin has even remarked on it and now is ordering one too.

danitwotwo

Canada

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Great product!

5

Works beautifully on my rosacea. I don't want to be without this amazing product. It has been a miracle for me.

Savvy Cat

Northern CA

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Diminished unknown raised rough skin bump on décolletage!

5

This product was used to diminish a small rough bump of skin that had appeared on my chest. I thought it was a keloid scar, but maybe it was a wart?? I was going to see a dermatologist about it, but I tried it and noticed right away that it started to dry out the area. Then with dedicated application once a night the area become more dry and just shrunk away! I've now been applying all over my face. Or on a variety of blemishes just to see what happens. On zits, little red spider veins etc. I'll update if I notice anything remarkable.

Kauffy

Edmonton

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Powerful Vit C Treatment--Unique!

5

I bought this to primarily treat deep established wrinkles--and the jury is still put for that; BUT I seen a big improvement, in 4 weeks of usage, in pigmentation of my skin overall, and a couple of 20-30 year old acne discoloration spots have literally vanished, and a large discoloration from a shingles outbreak has dramatically faded, all by applying this cream nightly. Cream is a unique "dry" formulation and sinks in immediately, as it is water based and not oil based. Therefore it doesn't go far, making this truly expensive. Nonetheless, it really can be effective for certian problems, and since there is nothing else like it on the market, I give it a hearty thumbs up!

Toddster63

San Francisco, CA

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Acne Red Spot Miracle

5

I have pretty much figured how how to control my acne, I hardly ever get even a pimple anymore but I had good sized red marks on my cheek that have been there for a year now that won't go away. I know they aren't necessarily scars because the skin texture hasn't changed, only the color. I tried so many home remedies and a few products but nothing worked. After 3 weeks of using this spot treatment the results are amazing. The spots are still there because it hasn't even been a month but the difference is incredible. I use it twice a day after I wash my face and put on my acne cream. If you have red marks from previous acne, this is for sure the product to use. Also, after you put it on and let it dry, make-up goes on easy and it doesn't peel off or get flaky. I highly recommend this product.

Kathy

Fort Wayne, IN

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