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Booster C25

With 25% ethyl ascorbic acid and resorcinol complex

Booster C25

With 25% ethyl ascorbic acid and resorcinol complex

Concentrated and completely stable 25% Ethylated Vitamin C booster offers a fast-tracked approach to a visibly radiant, healthy-looking skin tone.

UPDATE.
Your love of our passion is doing good for the world. Two years ago, we introduced NIOD ELAN (30%) and Hylamide C25 (25%), both of which contain Ethylated Ascorbic Acid (EAA). EAA is an expensive direct form of Vitamin C and we paid 3,000% higher than Ascorbic Acid (AA) to buy EAA. EAA is far more stable than AA but because of the cost, the retail price of ELAN and C25 have been C$70 / US$70 / AU$105 and C$38 / US$33 / AU$57. Since the launch of The Ordinary last year, your love and support of us has helped us grow and we have now been able to use our strength to negotiate strongly with suppliers. We are now able to buy high amounts of EAA for a much lower price and, as of immediately, have reduced the retail prices of ELAN to C$45 / US$42 / AU$70 and C25 to C$29 / US$27 / AU$43. A subtle point is C25 in C$ and US$ used to cost differently but no longer does. The reason is that C25 used to be sold in pharmacies, unlike ELAN. Pharmacies impose painful margins on brands, making them have to charge higher retail prices or lower their quality to be able to survive. We have removed all of our brands from all North American and European pharmacies starting this year as we will no longer tolerate this unfairness. On a down point, C25 and ELAN continue not to be available in the EU due to regulatory limbo but we have 2 pieces of good news: with the lower EAA cost, we will not only soon offer a 15% EAA formula within The Ordinary, but this formula will also be available in the EU. And here's a peaceful point: if you have bought C25 or ELAN from us in the last 3 months, we will calculate the difference between the price you paid and the new price, multiply this difference by 5 and donate this multiple to feed children who don't have food because all of us have too much food and they need some. Our lovely retailers of ELAN and C25 will update their retail pricing this week as we will begin telling them about this change. This post can be summarized simply: we feel alive again with you and with hungry children as we have said goodbye to much corporate nonsense, all because you have given us the strength to be here.

water-free
water-free - YES
alcohol-free
alcohol-free - YES
oil-free
oil-free - YES
silicone-free
silicone-free - YES
nut-free
nut-free - YES
vegan
vegan - YES
gluten-free
gluten-free - YES
cruelty-free
cruelty-free - YES

Technology

Ethyl-Ascorbate Complex (25% pure Ethyl-Ascorbic Acid)

Extraordinarily-stable complex from the Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C) family to encourage an even, smooth and glowing skin appearance.

Pre-solubilized Resorcinol Complex

A patented, highly-efficient form of solubilized active resorcinol offers an evenly bright-looking skin tone while acting as a powerful antioxidant with an outstanding safety profile.

Directions

Apply twice daily as adjunct skincare to offer radiance and visible evenness. Can be used as part of any skincare regimen before the application of moisturizers and/or makeup. Ideally used after application of Hylamide SubQ Anti-Age and SubQ Eyes.

Ingredients

Propanediol, Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Hydroxyphenoxy Propionic Acid, Phenylethyl Resorcinol. Our formulations are updated from time to time as part of our commitment to innovation. As such, the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of the product depending on time and region of purchase.

Reviews

 
    Visibly targets:
  • Dullness Dullness
  • Uneven Tone Uneven Tone
  • Textural Irregularities Textural Irregularities
  • Fine Lines Fine Lines
    Visibly targets:
  • Dullness Dullness
  • Uneven Tone Uneven Tone
  • Textural Irregularities Textural Irregularities
  • Fine Lines Fine Lines
Booster, C25 - 30ml