When Vitamin C serums started gaining popularity a few years ago, it seemed like just another ingredient trend. Fast-forward to 2019 and it still continues to top bestseller lists. Every skincare brand worth their salt has created their own version, but there’s a handful of popular picks people always to flock to. The By Wishtrend Pure Vitamin C 21.5% Advanced Serum is one of them. Created by the makers behind the popular online K-beauty retailer Wishtrend, this formula harnesses the power of Vitamin C to erase acne scars and other imperfections. Since its launched, it’s received rave reviews and became a bestseller 5 years in a row. But with hype naturally comes skepticism, so we had to try it out for ourselves. Have a look-see!

WHY IT WORKS


Made with 21.5% ascorbic acid, this formula contains one of the highest concentrations of Vitamin C available on the market that’s still safe for the skin. On top of that, it’s also enhanced with a slew of nourishing ingredients: seabuckthorn water for fighting inflammation, sodium hyaluronate for lasting hydration, and allantoin for relieving irritation. These combined ingredients balance out the potential irritation you might get from such a high concentration of Vitamin C.

All in all, these potent components work together to create a fast-acting formula that lightens scars, diminishes redness, smoothens out texture, and delivers an overall more luminous skin tone. You won’t have to wait long to see results either. It can deliver visible results in just a week, as long as you use it consistently.

But the proof is in the pictures. Scroll to see just how much this bottle can do in just 11 short days!

THE 11-DAY TEST


THE VERDICT


“I’ve wanted to try out this product for a while because of all the Internet hype and it definitely lived up to all the rave reviews. The liquid itself is very viscous, but the dropper makes it easy to apply. I have a lot of scarring left over from a bad case of sudden hormonal acne, so I was really hoping this would speed up the healing process.

At first, the product gives the skin a tingling sensation—it’s a bit uncomfortable, but only lasts about a few seconds. I was already expecting this since the formula contains such a high amount of Vitamin C. It does leave a bit of a sticky feeling, but since it’s only meant for evening use, I don’t really mind. It goes away once I’ve applied moisturizer on top.

As for the results, I saw a difference almost immediately. Some of the redness surrounding my blemishes faded, my skin looked much brighter, and the scars were steadily getting lighter. There’s still pigmentation left, but I think it’s made a huge difference after only 11 days. I’m so glad it didn’t break me out. Considering the progress, I definitely think it’ll be able to erase the scarring completely if I use it long enough.”

That’s all the proof we need!

The By Wishtrend Pure Vitamin C 21.5% Advanced Serum is on sale at BeautyMNL for P1,300 (limited time only). Shop it right here!

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