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Our Favorite (Rarely on Sale) Scar-Fading Vitamin C Serum Is 15 Percent Off

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Every time we talk to dermatologists about skin-care-routine must-haves, vitamin C always comes up, and if we let them talk long enough, SkinCeuticals’s long-loved C E Ferulic follows shortly after. Now’s a good time to stock up on the derm-and-editor-loved serum, which is (admittedly) expensive and rarely on sale. Typically, a bottle will run you $166 for just 30 milliliters, but it’s currently 15 percent off at SkinStore when you use the code SKINC15, bringing it down to a slightly more affordable $141. That doesn’t make it cheap, but it’s worth it. The powerful serum is the gold standard of vitamin C serums and has one of the most stable formulations available, meaning you’ll actually get all the benefits it claims. It works well to fade hyperpigmentation and brighten while protecting skin from environmental stressors like pollution, which can cause premature aging. It also feels nice. It has a lightweight, nongreasy finish and will layer well under the rest of your skin care. And if that’s not convincing enough, it ships for free.

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Our Favorite Scar-Fading Vitamin C Serum Is 15 Percent Off