The Best Vitamin C Serums

Serums for Sunny Skin

With the days cold and short, you may be looking to add a little light to your skincare routine. Indulge in these vitamin C-packed serums, which boast an array of anti-aging properties and leave skin noticeably brighter. These cult classics are sure to turn you into a glow-getter ready to handle whatever the winter season may throw your way!

Sunday Riley's C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum

This product by Sunday Riley, which gets its power from an elevated dose of vitamin C, is designed to ward off discolorations, dark spots, and dullness. The hydrating antioxidant formula leaves skin looking plump and firm, and phytosterols help to reduce skin’s sensitivity. With no sulfates, parabens, gluten, soy, fragrance, or phthalates, this serum has everything it needs and nothing it doesn’t. 

OleHenriksen Truth Serum

Like a multivitamin for your skin, Ole Henriksen’s Truth Serum was among the first to lean on vitamin C for its anti-aging and brightening properties. This fast-absorbing, oil-free formula is enriched with orange and green tea extracts for an energizing aroma and texture. Antioxidants promote collagen growth, and the product delivers an added dose of hydration.

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare's C+ Collagen Brighten & Firm Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C meets a proprietary energy complex in this serum that does everything from brightening skin to building collagen. The 3-O-ethyl ascorbic acid used in Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare’s formula penetrates deep into the skin to minimize the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation, all while being vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free. HS

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