Garnier vitamin c serum review, benefits, and side effects

Garnier vitamin c serum review, benefits, and side effects




Garnier vitamin C serum is an affordable yet effective serum that has skin lightening, anti-ageing and anti-acne benefits.  Yet being low on the pocket, it is full of ingredients your skin would love- Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Niacinamide, Yuzu lemon extracts, salicylic acid, Sodium hyaluronate, and Resorcinol. 

Read further to know Garnier Vitamin C benefits, side effects and how to use it. 


What are Garnier vitamin c serum benefits?

Skin lightening: Yes, Garnier Vitamin c serum has many skin lightening agents that can prevent and fade mild dark spots and patches. Niacinamide, Vitamin C, Lemon extracts and Resorcinol help in lightening up your skin. 

Anti-ageing: Vitamin C in the form 3-O-Ethyl ascorbic acid, helps in boosting collagen synthesis. The website mentions 30X Vitamin C. However, we could not find the exact percentage of Vitamin C in Garnier Vitamin C serum. In addition, sodium Hyaluronate pumps up extra water in your skin imparting a plumping effect.

Anti-acne action: Salicylic acid reduces oil secretion, while Niacinamide reduces inflammation of acne.


What are Garnier Vitamin C serum side effects?

Garnier Vitamin C serum does not have any side effects. However, avoid using it on red, itchy bumpy, or irritated skin.


How to use Garnier Vitamin C serum?

You can use Vitamin C serum after washing and toning (optional) your face. Apply serum on the face by dot method and massage until it gets absorbed. Wait for 15-30 minutes. Put dermatologist recommended sunscreen in the morning. 

For stubborn dark spots, combine Garnier Vitamin C serum with other potent skin lightening agents.

But if your main focus is anti-ageing, then combine it with retinoid and peptide-based anti-ageing products at as discussed in this article, Dermatologists recommended Anti-ageing skincare.




Ingredient Type: Synthetic and natural
Harmful Ing.: Nine
Comedogenic Ing.: None
Irritating Ing.: Mild
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