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Active Hydration Vitamin C+ Antioxidant Serum

"This is my third order of this surprisingly amazing Active Hydration. The product produced a glowing and plump appearance after a very short duration of use." — Katy

"My skin can be very dry and discoloration and dullness are how my skin is starting to show aging. I love this serum - it glides on silky smooth and my skin drinks it right in. My skin is baby soft after using it the first time and after using it twice a day for less than a week my skin was noticeably brighter. More even tone. Just looked way younger and plumper. I love it." — Rashida

"I normally have dry patches on my cheeks and my skin looks dehydrated. My skin is slightly problematic with hormonal acne here and there. This serum hydrated my skin and took away all the dry patch and even lightened my acne scars." — Mercedes

"My face has never felt more healthy!! I feel radiant and have seen nothing but clear skin." — Marina

"Super high quality ingredients and they’re good for you." — Jenna

"I have super sensitive, reactive skin, but this serum soothes redness and doesn't further irritate my skin. The texture is really nice and hydrating. It sinks right into the skin and instantly plumps and smooths my skin." — LC

"I could *heart eyes* over this serum all day! It makes my face feel so hydrated - I recently moved to a higher elevation and it’s made a huge difference to my skin!" — Bridget

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Regular price $64.00
Regular price Sale price $64.00

This silky-smooth, radiance-boosting serum hydrates, brightens, plumps and firms while protecting skin from free radical damage due to UV rays and pollution. Formulated for visible results with potent antioxidants, vitamins C & B5, amino acids and hyaluronic acid, this serum promises lightened hyperpigmentation, reduced redness, a brighter glow, and bouncier texture.

  • Lightweight, fast-absorbing, no sticky residue.
  • Gentle and safe for all skin types.
  • For all skin types; use morning and night.
  • Skin-friendly 5.5 pH.

How to use

We recommend first misting clean skin with Healing Water Toning Mist. Then, use fingertips to smooth a small amount of serum onto the skin. Follow with Precious Oils Active Infusion.

Key active ingredients

Sodium ascorbyl phosphate (vitamin C) brightens dark spots and supports collagen production to promote firmer skin.

Hyaluronic acid binds moisture to the skin, boosting hydration while minimizing fine lines and other signs of aging.

Panthenol softens and soothes irritation and inflammation for smooth, calm skin.

Amino acids promote skin elasticity to reduce the visible signs of aging and support skin’s firmness.

Saccharide isomerate binds moisture to the skin’s surface for up to 72 hours for long lasting hydration.

All ingredients

Aqua, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Saccharide Isomerate, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Glycerin, Sodium PCA, Sodium Lactate, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, Glycine, Alanine, Serine, Valine, Proline, Threonine, Isoleucine, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Salicylate, Sodium Anisate, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate.

Active Hydration Serum has been our multi-year bestseller because it helps skin go from dull to healthy-looking and radiant while being supremely gentle.

This light, fast-absorbing liquid leads with a powerful dose of antioxidant vitamin C to brighten and prevent hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage or breakouts, as well as ward off DNA-damaging free radicals that cause visible signs of premature aging. It follows with hyaluronic acid and saccharide isomerate for serious hydration to help skin feel more plump, firm and supple.

Because we use a gentle, stabilized form of Vitamin C, you won’t experience sensitivity or redness like other C serums may cause. It’s also packed with Vitamin B5 (Panthenol) and Amino Acids to truly nourish skin. Get ready to show off a more luminous complexion and notice your inner glow shining through.

Customer Reviews

Based on 28 reviews
Cassandra D. (Chicago, IL, US)
Love this

This is now my go to for a vitamin C product that's low waste. It's easy to wear under other stuff in the morning or layer under moisturizers because it absorbs quickly and doesn't leave me shiny.

Anonymous (Davis, CA, US)
Wish it had more antioxidants

I really like this serum. It's great for my acne prone skin, but I do wish that the serum had more antioxidants. Currently, the serum only contains the antioxidant SAP which I love but because it only contains 1 antioxidant I have to use another product in the mornings. Please consider reformulating the serum to include not only the current 5% SAP but also other gentle antioxidants, such as Epigallocatechin Gallate, Resveratrol, Genistein, Superoxide Dismutase, Glutathione, Silymarin, Acetyl Zingerone, Ubiqunone, or Ergothioneine. I wouldn't mind paying extra for a serum that has 5% SAP and some of these additional antioxidants as well as hydrating ingredients.

Hi Stac! You will love the upgraded version of Active Hydration Serum coming very soon. It includes glutathione and superoxide dismutase along with two new peptides. I also wanted to let you know that Precious Oils Active Infusion is packed with antioxidants, including coenzyme Q10 (aka ubiquinone) and Calming Force Serum contains a high concentration of niacinamide, which is also a great antioxidant. I hope this helps! — Allison

Jillian K. (Alexandria, VA, US)
Love this product

Such a great product. My skin glows and stays hydrated every time I use it. It’s a must have in my skincare arsenal!

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