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    A Few Words About Cellex-C Advanced C...

    Cellex-C Advanced-C products are based on an exciting development in cosmetic chemistry.  This faster penetrating formula - exclusive to Cellex-C - allows for higher levels of vitamin C to pass through the skin and accelerate quicker, more visible results.  This comprehensive, advanced collection of products addresses every facial need.

    Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum is a unique, oil-free, patented vitamin C formulation that contains free form and hydrolyzed L-ascorbic acid, plus powerful anti-oxidants designed to help reduce the visible signs of aging and sagging skin.

    Advanced-C Serum will darken with time due to a bio-chemically controlled reaction.  This gradual oxidation is essential to the potency of L-ascorbic acid and will not significantly affect the efficacy of this product when used as directed.

    Professional Formulation

    Warnings

    Avoid direct contact with eyes.  Keep product away from direct sunlight.

    ©Cellex-C International, Inc.

  • ingredients
    Water, Ascorbic Acid (Vitaminc C, Patented Cellex-C Complex), Acetyl L Tyrosine (Patented Cellex-C Complex), Zinc Sulfate (Patented Cellex-C Complex), Glycine (Patented Cellex-C Complex), Vitis Vinifera Skin Extract (Grape), Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract (Grape), Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Ergothioneine, Bioflavonoid Complex
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    Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea
     
    4.3

    (based on 19 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    87%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (13)
    • Noticeable results (11)
    • Improves skin texture (10)
    • Evens out skin tone (9)
    • Minimizes wrinkles (9)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fine lines (10)
      • Sun damage (8)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Brand buyer (5), Budget shopper (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      My favorite vit-c serum!

      i am a 39 y\o israeli women with semi-oily skin.
      i have tried all vit-c serums. i tried skinceuticals,skinmedica,obagi (also the Rx line),IS Cinical,PTR,...Read complete review

      i am a 39 y\o israeli women with semi-oily skin.
      i have tried all vit-c serums. i tried skinceuticals,skinmedica,obagi (also the Rx line),IS Cinical,PTR, Etc..
      you name it,i tried it!
      The Only one i miss and go back to is thIs serum by Cellex-c!
      i just Love It! - i try others, but then always come back to this one because of the super glowing radiant skin it gives me.

      listin.....dont expect "Miricales".
      a good vit-c serum is only ONE "superstar" ingredient in the battle against aging skin.

      it is only one of a few crucial "bombs" that fight against aging.
      but it is an important one and NOT all vit-c serum are equals (and no...percentage of L-ascorbic is NOT what makes a vit-c serum more powerfull).
      in order for a vit-c serum to do work its magic.....
      it needs to have (first and foremost) a SUPERB "delivery mechanism".
      that delivery system will take the l-ascorbic acid Deep into the skin....
      and that is exactly why i think CELLEX-C is Superior to all others.
      they are a Pioneer in Vit-C Skin Care and i Can definitely feel the deference!

      you see ,in the past, the Cellex-C formulations were concidered superior antioxidant serums compared with those of Skinceuticals (for example) because they contained more diverse antioxidant combinations, however both companys now feature "broad-spectrum" antioxidants.

      Skinceuticals claim their most photoprotective antioxidants are "CE Ferulic" and Phloretin CF (i tried the CE Ferulic,it was nice,but not "Great").

      Cellex-C claims that their superior antioxidant is this Advanced-C Serum.

      Further complicating matters, IS Clinical claims that their "Super Serum Advance+" is superior, and Obagi says that even one of their 10% Vitamin C serums(tried it...really nice and better then skinceuticals) readily outperforms Skinceuticals 20% vit-c serum.

      Cellex-C uses tyrosine, zinc and bioflavonoids in their Vitamin C Serums whereas no Skinceuticals Serums contain tyrosine and only some contain zinc.
      (BTW: The use of tyrosine is protected by a Cellex-C patent).

      Medical literature states that when tyrosine is combined with ascorbic acid (vit-c) it helps to promote regeneration of new connective tissue through the stimulation of fibroblasts enabling them to create more collagen.

      while a A study that was co-authored by Skinceuticals cheif medical director Dr. Sheldon Pinnell (Rest his soul in peace) holds that zinc is an important and neglected antioxidant for skin.

      Zinc has been shown to help support increased collagen turnover stimulated by ascorbic acid — it is an essential component of collagenase, which is required to dismantle old, defective and stiffened collagen in order for new collagen to be constructed.

      so If more types of antioxidants are better than less, it could be that Cellex-C Advanced C Serum is the most optimal antioxidant (because it contains five diverse antioxidants (l-ascorbic acid, zinc, resveratrol, pycnogenol and L-ergothioneine) and also contains tyrosine, as opposed to Skinceuticals "CE Ferulic" which contains three antioxidants (ascorbic acid, ferulic acid and Vitamin E) without tyrosine or zinc.

      however Skinceuticals "CE Ferulic" has been shown to provide a remarkable 8x endogenous photoprotection (no studies into the photoprotection offered by Cellex-C Vitamin C Serums have been published).

      There are many grounds on which to consider whos "the best" and I do not believe you will ever find a brand which is "best" on all fields.

      just do your own comparative study by using Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum for at least 4 months and then switching to Skinceuticals CE Ferulic for another 4 months.

      from My personal impression?
      the "CE Ferulic" was a whole lot less firming and powerfull compared to the Cellex-C "Advanced-C Serum".
      i truly believe that as a vit-c serum....the cellex-c is Far Superior to all others (i have tried).

      but like i said....its Only One superstar of a few that combat aging and wrinkiled skin.

      remember to use it in conjunction with a few other superpowers:
      1- Retinoids! (Rx Tretinoin or over the counter retinol based creams).
      2- L-ascorbic acid serum (vit-c serums of your choice).
      3- Glycolic acid products (Chemical Exfoliating products from the AHA groups).
      4- and try to use one Top notch ultra advanced New-Age product which contains lots of peptides and grouth factors.
      5- **Sunscreen** (most important **Prevention** step).

      use all five crucial superstars and you are fighting aging (topically) in the best way you can (in this current day and age).

      i did them ALL...i did the Whooole trip from high-end ultra "lux" brands (such as La-prairie,La-mer,Natura Bisse,Revive,cle de peau) and all the way "down" to the "Physician Strength" brands (Skinmedica,Skinceuticals,Obagi-Nu Derm program,IS Clinical,MD Forte,Vivite...Gosh im sure i forgot some! lol).
      today.....i stay away from "lux" brands (except for makeup and stuff).

      my regimen

      Morning.......

      cleanse with Obagi "gentle cleanser" and wipe face dry.
      PTR "un-wrinkle peel pads" (wipe on dry face,leave on 2-3 min,rinse with water).
      La prairie facial mineral exfoliator (on damp skin right after washing of the PTR).
      Tone with Obagi toner
      then i use in this order (but wait 2-3 min after each product to let sink in).
      Cellex-c advance C serum (4-5 drops).
      Skinmedica TNS Essential Serum (A-M-A-Z-I-N-G).
      Md Forte Eye cream (sometimes i layer the skinceuticals "eye balm" on top if i feel dry).
      Obagi Exfoderm forte
      Zo skin oclipse sunscreen (the Best and most AMAZING sunscreen in the world).

      Evning:
      cleanse with Obagi "gentle cleanser".
      Tone with obagi
      Skinmedica TNS Essential Serum (also under eyes)
      Tretinoin cream (i use the obagi tretinoin cream)
      Skinceuticals "eye balm"
      and if you want some moisturizer ( i dont) then i suggest you use skinmedica "replenish hydrating cream" or their "dermal repair" or even a good basic moisturizng cream like the Cerave "pm moisturizer".

      *i also Love the Dermalogica "multivitam power recovery masque" for twice a week "pampering" treatment.
      im not into facial "masks" normally (i find them kindda useless) but i love this mask and i use at as a "pick me up" mask on long night or when i fly and my skin dosent look its best.
      its a beauty mask for me and its the ONLY one i ever will use and repurchase.

      Good luck!
      Sarai from israel :-)

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Dont see any results

      I love the skinceuticals ce ferulic product, but it is so expensive. Thought I'd save just a few bucks by trying the cellex c serum, but I think I actually lost value. I...Read complete review

      I love the skinceuticals ce ferulic product, but it is so expensive. Thought I'd save just a few bucks by trying the cellex c serum, but I think I actually lost value. I don't see any results, and will have to go back to skinceuticals. So actually this product is more expensive because I felt like it was a big waste of [$] or so -- don't why there'd be a difference, why one brand is better, because the ingredients looked like this would be a great product, but I saw no results.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Disappointed

      By EP

      from Irvine, CA

      describe yourself Budget Buyer

      See all my reviews

      Pros

        Cons

        • didn't work

        Best Uses

          Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

          I was optimistic after all the rave reviews but after using the product for about three months and using up the bottle, I found absolutely no improvement in the dark spots or fine lines on my face.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          My favorite vit-c serum!

          By sarai

          from kerem ben zimra - israel

          describe yourself Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting
          • Not Greasy
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

              i am a 39 y\o israeli women with semi-oily skin.
              i have tried all vit-c serums. i tried skinceuticals,skinmedica,obagi (also the Rx line),IS Cinical,PTR, Etc..
              you name it,i tried it!
              The Only one i miss and go back to is thIs serum by Cellex-c!
              i just Love It! - i try others, but then always come back to this one because of the super glowing radiant skin it gives me.

              listin.....dont expect "Miricales".
              a good vit-c serum is only ONE "superstar" ingredient in the battle against aging skin.

              it is only one of a few crucial "bombs" that fight against aging.
              but it is an important one and NOT all vit-c serum are equals (and no...percentage of L-ascorbic is NOT what makes a vit-c serum more powerfull).
              in order for a vit-c serum to do work its magic.....
              it needs to have (first and foremost) a SUPERB "delivery mechanism".
              that delivery system will take the l-ascorbic acid Deep into the skin....
              and that is exactly why i think CELLEX-C is Superior to all others.
              they are a Pioneer in Vit-C Skin Care and i Can definitely feel the deference!

              you see ,in the past, the Cellex-C formulations were concidered superior antioxidant serums compared with those of Skinceuticals (for example) because they contained more diverse antioxidant combinations, however both companys now feature "broad-spectrum" antioxidants.

              Skinceuticals claim their most photoprotective antioxidants are "CE Ferulic" and Phloretin CF (i tried the CE Ferulic,it was nice,but not "Great").

              Cellex-C claims that their superior antioxidant is this Advanced-C Serum.

              Further complicating matters, IS Clinical claims that their "Super Serum Advance+" is superior, and Obagi says that even one of their 10% Vitamin C serums(tried it...really nice and better then skinceuticals) readily outperforms Skinceuticals 20% vit-c serum.

              Cellex-C uses tyrosine, zinc and bioflavonoids in their Vitamin C Serums whereas no Skinceuticals Serums contain tyrosine and only some contain zinc.
              (BTW: The use of tyrosine is protected by a Cellex-C patent).

              Medical literature states that when tyrosine is combined with ascorbic acid (vit-c) it helps to promote regeneration of new connective tissue through the stimulation of fibroblasts enabling them to create more collagen.

              while a A study that was co-authored by Skinceuticals cheif medical director Dr. Sheldon Pinnell (Rest his soul in peace) holds that zinc is an important and neglected antioxidant for skin.

              Zinc has been shown to help support increased collagen turnover stimulated by ascorbic acid — it is an essential component of collagenase, which is required to dismantle old, defective and stiffened collagen in order for new collagen to be constructed.

              so If more types of antioxidants are better than less, it could be that Cellex-C Advanced C Serum is the most optimal antioxidant (because it contains five diverse antioxidants (l-ascorbic acid, zinc, resveratrol, pycnogenol and L-ergothioneine) and also contains tyrosine, as opposed to Skinceuticals "CE Ferulic" which contains three antioxidants (ascorbic acid, ferulic acid and Vitamin E) without tyrosine or zinc.

              however Skinceuticals "CE Ferulic" has been shown to provide a remarkable 8x endogenous photoprotection (no studies into the photoprotection offered by Cellex-C Vitamin C Serums have been published).

              There are many grounds on which to consider whos "the best" and I do not believe you will ever find a brand which is "best" on all fields.

              just do your own comparative study by using Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum for at least 4 months and then switching to Skinceuticals CE Ferulic for another 4 months.

              from My personal impression?
              the "CE Ferulic" was a whole lot less firming and powerfull compared to the Cellex-C "Advanced-C Serum".
              i truly believe that as a vit-c serum....the cellex-c is Far Superior to all others (i have tried).

              but like i said....its Only One superstar of a few that combat aging and wrinkiled skin.

              remember to use it in conjunction with a few other superpowers:
              1- Retinoids! (Rx Tretinoin or over the counter retinol based creams).
              2- L-ascorbic acid serum (vit-c serums of your choice).
              3- Glycolic acid products (Chemical Exfoliating products from the AHA groups).
              4- and try to use one Top notch ultra advanced New-Age product which contains lots of peptides and grouth factors.
              5- **Sunscreen** (most important **Prevention** step).

              use all five crucial superstars and you are fighting aging (topically) in the best way you can (in this current day and age).

              i did them ALL...i did the Whooole trip from high-end ultra "lux" brands (such as La-prairie,La-mer,Natura Bisse,Revive,cle de peau) and all the way "down" to the "Physician Strength" brands (Skinmedica,Skinceuticals,Obagi-Nu Derm program,IS Clinical,MD Forte,Vivite...Gosh im sure i forgot some! lol).
              today.....i stay away from "lux" brands (except for makeup and stuff).

              my regimen

              Morning.......

              cleanse with Obagi "gentle cleanser" and wipe face dry.
              PTR "un-wrinkle peel pads" (wipe on dry face,leave on 2-3 min,rinse with water).
              La prairie facial mineral exfoliator (on damp skin right after washing of the PTR).
              Tone with Obagi toner
              then i use in this order (but wait 2-3 min after each product to let sink in).
              Cellex-c advance C serum (4-5 drops).
              Skinmedica TNS Essential Serum (A-M-A-Z-I-N-G).
              Md Forte Eye cream (sometimes i layer the skinceuticals "eye balm" on top if i feel dry).
              Obagi Exfoderm forte
              Zo skin oclipse sunscreen (the Best and most AMAZING sunscreen in the world).

              Evning:
              cleanse with Obagi "gentle cleanser".
              Tone with obagi
              Skinmedica TNS Essential Serum (also under eyes)
              Tretinoin cream (i use the obagi tretinoin cream)
              Skinceuticals "eye balm"
              and if you want some moisturizer ( i dont) then i suggest you use skinmedica "replenish hydrating cream" or their "dermal repair" or even a good basic moisturizng cream like the Cerave "pm moisturizer".

              *i also Love the Dermalogica "multivitam power recovery masque" for twice a week "pampering" treatment.
              im not into facial "masks" normally (i find them kindda useless) but i love this mask and i use at as a "pick me up" mask on long night or when i fly and my skin dosent look its best.
              its a beauty mask for me and its the ONLY one i ever will use and repurchase.

              Good luck!
              Sarai from israel :-)

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love Cellex-C !

              By Georgia Peach

              from Atlanta, GA

              describe yourself Brand Buyer

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Evens Out Skin Tone
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Minimizes Wrinkles
              • Non-Greasy
              • Noticeable Results

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fine Lines
                • Sun Damage

                Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                Have used Cellex_C over the years and always return to it. I love the results I see for fine lines and the way my skin feels.At first, it seems to be "drying" but the opposite is what happens. It seems to hold in moisture. I love it.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                AMAZING PRODUCT AND COMPANY

                By Lysa

                from California

                describe yourself Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Evens Out Skin Tone
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Minimizes Wrinkles
                • Non-Greasy
                • Noticeable Results
                • Smells Great
                • Soothing
                • Works very good

                Cons

                • Absolutely NONE

                Best Uses

                • Deep Wrinkles
                • Fine Lines
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Sun Damage
                • Use on hands arms legs

                Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                It may be expensive but at Drugstore.com you get a "great price deal". I used to buy it from my beauty supplier, at a much higher cost and I stopped buying it because their prices kept going up and had stopped buying it for a very long time. I am now 50 and the sun damage was such I ended up going to a dermatologist, where they did several very expensive laser treatments to the dark spots, along with proactive dark spot remover and another expensive spot remover the dermatologist sold to me.... then I decided to go online and found this site. Not only at a great price! As I am now 50, and I have very sensitive-fair skin, along with sun damage, but within days of using the Cellex-C again,there was a marked difference with lightening of the darker spots on my hands and arms, and my face looks more refined and even toned. I stopped using the proactive dark spot remover as I have not needed it. I never got these types of great results from laser treatments for the worst spots which I used in conjunction with the proactive spot remover.... and yet these Cellex-C products works better than any of those other medical remedies.. I now use the Cellex-C "high Potency 2 x's per week and the cellex c Advanced serum every day, then i recommend the cellex-B 2-3 times per week at night...

                Service and delivery comments:

                Great service! great customer support and very concerned with giving great customer service!!

                This is an amazing website and I will continue to use it for many more purchases in the future.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Dont see any results

                By a.s.

                from orange county, ca.

                describe yourself Brand Buyer

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • No Noticeable Results

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                  I love the skinceuticals ce ferulic product, but it is so expensive. Thought I'd save just a few bucks by trying the cellex c serum, but I think I actually lost value. I don't see any results, and will have to go back to skinceuticals. So actually this product is more expensive because I felt like it was a big waste of [$] or so -- don't why there'd be a difference, why one brand is better, because the ingredients looked like this would be a great product, but I saw no results.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Faithful user

                  By babakid

                  from NY

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Noticeable Results

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                      If you are a fan of Vitamin C I have found this brand to have the best absorb-ability and texture. It does dry the skin but it diminishes after a moisturizer is applied. Drugstore also consistently has the best price at under $80, it retails for [$].

                      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      terrific product!

                      By More than skin deep!

                      from Calabasas, CA

                      describe yourself Budget Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Evens Out Skin Tone
                      • Improves Skin Texture
                      • Minimizes Wrinkles
                      • Noticeable Results

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Fine Lines
                        • Sun Damage

                        Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                        I'm 53 and have used this product for 15 years. I am complimented on my skin all the time. Everyone wants to know my skin care regime. This product has been a major part of my routine. I wouldn't be without it!

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Pretty good

                        By Ann L

                        from Orange County, CA

                        describe yourself Budget Buyer

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Evens Out Skin Tone
                        • Improves Skin Texture

                        Cons

                        • Dries Out Skin
                        • Irritates Skin

                        Best Uses

                        • Oily/Combination Skin

                        Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                        I havent used it for long, but I think it helps clear up skin tone. but really dries out skin, must use extra moisturizer.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Price, Great Product

                        By MerrittM

                        from Martinez, CA

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Improves Skin Texture
                        • Minimizes Wrinkles
                        • Noticeable Results

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Fine Lines
                          • Sun Damage

                          Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                          Easy to use, non-greasy, I put this on every morning before anything else. I love it that the price is coming down, since there is now so much competition in C-serums out there, but I use this one consistently because it disappears immediately. I use it on my face, neck and chest.

                          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          One of the oldest and best C products.

                          By LilMsFoodie

                          from SW Florida

                          Pros

                          • Evens Out Skin Tone
                          • Improves Skin Texture
                          • Minimizes Wrinkles
                          • Noticeable Results

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Fine Lines
                            • Sun Damage

                            Comments about Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum, 30 mL, 1 ea:

                            Cellex-C is one of the first, if not THE first vitamin C products. I have used it for over 14 years now and think it is superior to the others and worth the extra cost. Make sure you order from a big enough supplier to make sure the product is fresh. It has a limited shelf life. It turns dark with age and loses some of its effectiveness but not all.

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                          • directions

                            Once every 24 hours, apply 4-5 drops to face, neck and chest.  Follow with Hydra 5 B-Complex and a moisturizer.

                            Note:  Upon application, you may experience a slight tingling sensation.  This sensation is normal and will quickly subside.

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