Paula's Choice Skincare

C25 Super Booster

0.50 fl. oz. for $ 55.00
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Paula's Choice Skincare's C25 Super Booster is a powerful skin brightening spot treatment. Its fragrance-free formula is suitable for all skin types and contains 25% vitamin C (ascorbic acid) meant to be applied selectively to brighten spots and fade discolorations. This formula can also be used for fine lines or wrinkles (more on that in just a moment).

C25 Super Booster is packaged in a squeeze tube to protect its formula from air and light exposure and has a velvety, spackle-like texture, which helps it stay where it's applied.

The skin-brightening and anti-aging effects of this formula are due to its concentration of vitamin C. Spot applying with a 25% vitamin C formula means faster, more dramatic fading of stubborn imperfections (including post-acne marks) and uneven skin tone. Research also shows that vitamin C, especially at this concentration, can help firm and restore skin to improve the appearance of wrinkles, such as crow's feet around the eyes. The only reason it doesn’t rate higher is that it’s lacking a true powerhouse formula that the best vitamin C products on the market have, including more antioxidants.

If you're battling stubborn unevenness, spots, or wrinkles, C25 Super Booster's potent formula is absolutely worth a try! It can be layered with other anti-aging treatments in your routine for boosted results, which is exactly the concept behind using boosters.

*FYI: This product was previously called RESIST Vitamin C Spot Treatment.

  • Potent concentration of vitamin C helps rapidly fade discolorations and uneven skin tone.
  • Beneficial for post-acne marks.
  • Visibly improves the appearance of wrinkles.
  • Texture makes it well-suited for spot-treating imperfections.
  • Fragrance free.
  • Formula would be more impressive with additional skin-beneficial ingredients.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No

C25 Super Booster contains 25% pure vitamin C in a silky solution optimized for controlled delivery into skin where dullness and loss of moisture are most evident. With routine use, this solution works to visibly improve uneven skin tone and soften the appearance of even the most stubborn dull and rough surface texture.

Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C/antioxidant), Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate (emollient), Polysilicone-11 (texture-enhancing), Dimethicone (hydration), Polymethylsilsesquioxane (texture-enhancing), Disteardimonium Hectorite (texture-enhancing), Propylene Carbonate (preservative).

Paula's Choice Skincare At-A-Glance


Paula's Choice Skincare was established in 1995 when best-selling beauty author and consumer advocate Paula Begoun (known as The Cosmetics Cop) decided to develop her own products.

As a natural evolution of Paula's personal mission to help consumers find the best products for their skin, the line has grown into an extensive range of skincare and makeup products that are formulated to meet the needs of almost every skin type and skin concern imaginable, from acne to wrinkles.

Paulas Choice Skincare relies on published research where available to discover the best ingredients for skin. Stable packaging is another feature of the brand, using innovative, opaque, and air-tight or air-restrictive components that keep antioxidants and other light- and air-sensitive ingredients from breaking down. The line is also 100% fragrance-free.

Disclosure: Paula Begoun is the creator of Beautypedia and founder of Paula's Choice Skincare products. Reviewing thousands of skincare and makeup products over the past 30 years, both on this site and in her best-selling books, Paula's mission has always been to help consumers find the best products possible for their skin. The Beautypedia Team proudly and unequivocally maintains this commitment. In addition, The Beautypedia Team reviews all products using the same rating standards and criteria, whether it is a Paula's Choice product or another brand.

Why are Paula's Choice Skincare products rated highly? The Paula's Choice Skincare Team would not launch a product unless it was worthy of a high rating from The Beautypedia Team. Paula and The Beautypedia Team were researching and reviewing products long before Paula's Choice Skincare ever existed and consumers were constantly requesting a skincare brand that met all of Beautypedias criteria. As a result, The Paula's Choice Skincare Team was created and uses the same research and criteria to formulate Paula's Choice products as The Beautypedia Team uses to review products.

For more information about Paula's Choice, call (800) 831-4088 or visit www.paulaschoice.com.

About the Experts

The Beautypedia team consists of skin care and makeup experts personally trained by the original Cosmetics Cop and best-selling beauty author, Paula Begoun. We’re fascinated by skin care and makeup products and thrilled when they meet or exceed our expectations, but we’re also disappointed when they fail to perform as claimed, are wildly overpriced, or contain ingredients scientific research has proven can hurt skin.

Our mission has always been to help you find the best products for your skin, no matter your budget or preferences. Beautypedia’s thorough and insightful reviews cut through the hype and provide reliable recommendations for all ages, skin types, and skin tones.

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