Its day job may be to cure the common cold, but Vitamin C also boasts a sideline in something far more indulgent. Hailed as the best brightening booster in Mother Nature’s cabinet, this magical little molecule dispels dullness and can even prevent signs of poorly aged skin.

So, buff up (in every sense of the word) with our carefully curated selection of skintellectual saviours – each one laced with that oh-so-vital Vitamin C.

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Cue the C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum to cure even the most confused of complexions. With a concentrated base that’s packed with Jojoba Esters, natural acids and of course Vitamin C, not only does this super serum balance out uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation, it also promises to defend against the premature development of fine lines. Lather this on day and night, and your skin will be more vibrant in a flash!

With its brilliant Vitamin C range, Rodial is taking you closer to a brighter complexion in 1…2…3 steps! Choose from the non-abrasive gel cleanser, which also contains fruit AHAs to deeply cleanse; or the lightweight, renewing mask that uses glycolic and lactic acids to retexturise the skin’s surface; or, for an instant shot of glow enhancement, look to use the cleansing pads to melt away impurities and make-up.

A 20%-rich formula of Vitamin C allows the Power C Treatment Drops to pack a serious punch of wellness. Phenomenally, this remedy works as a barrier to protect against skin-dulling pollutants, meaning you can slink your way through the city totally unscathed. This little powerhouse also boosts collagen and improves the visibility of dark spots. Along with geranium oil and hydrating Vitamin E the drops are deemed a sure way to prolong natural youth and lustre. Ageing effects of the elements are no longer an issue with this pollution solution on hand! 

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