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Stroke of Brilliance Brightening Serum

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Product Attributes

Alcohol-free

Paraben-free

Silicone-free

Sulfate-free

Allergen-free

Cruelty-free

Fragrance-free

Vegan

Pregnancy-friendly

Non-comedogenic

Oil-free

Fungal Acne-Safe

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17 Reviews

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SherlockMinute

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| 23 March, 2021

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a bit hydrating, I find it okay... Read more
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does not improve my face after weeks. It contains a very low concentration of stated ingredients... Read more
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remedyforbeauty

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| 18 August, 2021

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Anyone else have the issue where the product crusted up around the outer rim? It wasn't expired, I kept it out of sunlight but every time I opened the bottle- crusty build up again (reminded me how that always happened on the ordinary caffeine eye serum) I had such high hope for this vitamin C. Ive been using this on the backs of my hands under my sunscreen. Its fairly hydrating so it works well under spf.... Read more
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Even though the ingredient list seems to have really good ingredients i found no changes in my skin or hyperpigmentation. I actually have been using it on the backs of my hands before SPF to use it up. Won't repurchase, there's way better VitC serums on the market I dont think i’ll repurchase this vit C, im using Timeless HAC vitc serum right now and i feel it works better tbh.... Read more
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beautywithdanni

Dry/Resilient

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| 8 August, 2021

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This Vegan and Cruelty-Free serum has some great plant extracts and antioxidants. Here are a few of those ingredients 🌿 Licorice Root- Reduces hyperpigmentation, is an anti-inflammatory. 🌿 Palmaria Palmata Extract- is a natural emollient, it can attract moisture from the environment, which in turn protects the skin from environmental damage. ✨ Vitamin C- is an antioxidant that protects the skin from free radicals caused by UV exposure. It helps to even out skin tone ✨ Niacinamide- helps build keratin, a type of protein that keeps the skin firm and healthy. It minimizes pores, fine lines, and wrinkles. Protects against sun damage. This serum has done wonders for my skin. I have noticed that my skin tone is more even. My skin has a beautiful healthy glow to it and my pores are definitely less noticeable. I know that Niacinamide helps with sebum production so I was worries my dry skin might become even mores but I found my skin was actually quite hydrated. This is definitely éhjí my Jo ííóííi... Read more
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There is nothing bad about this product!... Read more
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smolcare

Dry/Sensitive

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| 12 January, 2021

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Vegan, cruelty-free, fragrance-free, gentle, not tacky... Read more
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You have to wait 2 minutes before continuing your routine... Read more
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Hendrika01

Dry/Resilient

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| 30 October, 2021

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Versed is high performance skincare developed for you, with you, and with our planet in mind. Their products deliver visible results with proven ingredients and science backed ingredients that are affordable. They are the cleanest drugstore skincare brand. Vegan and cruelty-free, fragrance and dye-free, no parabens, no sulfates, no added phthalates, no silicones and sustainably minded with lower waste packaging designs. This serum will give you that it-from-within-glow. It softens the appearance of dark spots and uneven tone with plant extracts and antioxidants known to help brighten the skin. The main ingredients are: - Vitamin C (0.5%): potent antioxidant that gently lightens hyperpigmentation for a more even and radiant complexion, helps stimulate the production of collagen; - Licorice Root Extract (1 .6%): skin lightening agents that inhibit pigmentation and help diminish the appearance of discoloration and dark spots while their powerful antioxidants protect the skin from environmental aggressors; - Niacinamide (1%): minimizes the appearance of pores, improving uneven skin tone, boosting elasticity and strengthening skin's overall surface. After cleansing and toning my skin I get two to three drops with the dropper out of the bottle and put them into the palm of my hands. I then spread the serum evenly onto my skin and massage it gently into my skin. It tap it gently with my fingers to get the serum to absorb thoroughly. It has a bit of a thicker almost gel like texture. It takes a bit longer to get absorbed but once it is absorbed it feels very lightweight on my skin. It makes my skin feel very soft and smooth and it hydrates my skin. After using this serum for more than a week I can already notice a bit of an improvement in my skin. My dark spots are less visible and my skin tone is definitely looking more even. I can't wait to see the results after using this serum for a longer period of time.... Read more
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freshfacedover40

Dry/Resilient

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| 25 October, 2021

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The Stroke of Brilliance Brightening Serum sinks right into your skin. It’s not tacky, and works well with the rest of my skincare routine. This “serum” doesn’t feel like your typical serum.  It has an almost jelly texture to it, and a few drops are enough to fully cover your entire face. I use this in the morning, and have found that my makeup applies nicely over this. I haven’t noticed any major changes in my skin yet, but I am enjoying that it has a nice mix of antioxidants, including Vitamin C. Meet Jamie: As a landscape/portrait photographer I have always spent my time behind the lens looking for beauty in the outside world. For the last several years my focus has turned to a love for commercial and product photography and writing. I’ve been recognized by top companies as an influential content creator and aesthetic specialist.... Read more
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It peels a little under sunscreen... Read more
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lolitarose

Dry/Resilient

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| 11 September, 2021

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I loved the INKY list of this, which is why I purchased it. But when I opened it up for the first time I was so disappointed. I dislike dropper bottles at the best of times, I dont understand the current obsession with them, or why more air tight packaging isn’t used instead especially when it comes to a vitamin C product. But I’ll tolerate them. However when I opened this the neck of the bottle is so wide! Surely the product will oxidise in a matter of weeks, if that. Moreover, the serum had already turned brown! A sure sign that it has already gone bad. No good.... Read more
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The vessel used is the worst.... Read more
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nattyskinfan

Oily/Sensitive

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| 9 September, 2021

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Definitely can see some glow increase with this! Brighter, healthy skin... Read more
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It’s a bit odd having to wait for 2 mins after applying, but can’t complain as long as it works! I notice redness if I use it too often, but as long as you keep your moisture barrier strong it is great... Read more
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cleahanchey

Dry/Resilient

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| 17 August, 2021

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Versed’s Stroke of Brilliance is a serum that advertises that it can brighten the skin, help uneven skin tone and fade hyperpigmentation/dark spots. It’s main ingredients include Vitamin C, licorice root, palmaria palmata extracts, and niacinamide. This, sadly, is just a no for me. After I saw no change after using an entire bottle, like some others in the reviews, I went to look up what the percentages where of the ingredients. What is in this serum is so low in percentage I don’t know how anyone saw real results using it. For example only 1% Niacinamide. I will say this serum was super hydrating and It did make my skin feel smooth. If anything this would be best for those who have super sensitive skin or possibly new to Vitamin C. PROS: - Cruelty-Free - Hydrated my skin and made my skin feel smooth. - Does not have a oily texture and has no fragrance - Absorbs well and doesn’t leave a stickiness behind. - I saw a slight change in dullness but not much. - Did not break me out or irritate my skin... Read more
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CONS: - Saw no change to my mild hyperpigmentation after using an entire bottle. - This is not a strong vitamin c serum. The percentage of active ingredients used in this are really really low. Like 1% Niacinamide and 0.5% Vitamin C for example.... Read more
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TinyCoffee

Dry/Resilient

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| 9 May, 2021

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My boyfriend bought this for me a while ago here because I’ve been wanting a vitamin C serum for the longest time. After using it like 2 to 3 times a mediately saw a difference whenever I used it. My face would be super shiny and look very plump. It also has a nice smell to me at least.... Read more
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Honestly the only downside I can think of is that this is kind of expensive.... Read more

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