Virgin Skin

Brightening Vitamin C Serum

Return to innocence and a fresh, youthful-looking complexion. Pure plant essences and powerful apothecary actives, including a potent concentration of 10% Vitamin C, are the perfect solution to brighten dull skin for a healthier, more youthful, and radiant complexion. A blend of antioxidants helps defend skin against oxidative stress and free radical damage that can age skin over time and promote the formation of dark spots on skin.

With an exceptional blend of plant and apothecary actives, Virgin Skin Vitamin C serum for face brightens and unifies a dull, uneven complexion.

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  • Our natural brightening serum is powered by a potent concentration of 10% Vitamin C which instantly minimizes dullness and helps even out an uneven skin tone with regular, daily use.
  • Replenishing plant oils from Squalane, Sunflower and Safflower Seeds deeply moisturize dry and very dry skin.
  • A powerful complex of antioxidants, including Vitamins C and E and Alba Leaf Extract helps to defend skin from oxidative stress and free radical damage that can age skin over time.
  • Hyaluronic Acid, a polysaccharide (sugar) molecule naturally occurring in human skin, helps lock water in the skin to prevent dehydration.

Vitamin C serum helps brighten the complexion and unify an uneven skin tone, while delivering powerful antioxidant protection to defend skin against environmental attacks, including the effects of sun exposure.

After cleansing and toning and before facial moisturizer, apply 1-2 pumps of Vitamin C serum on clean, dry skin as part of your AM and/or PM skincare routine.

All skin types; specifically formulated for dull, lackluster and discolored skin and anyone in need of a boost of radiance.



Sourced from olives, bio-compatible Squalane moisturizes dry and very dry skin. A natural replenishing extract, the emollient is known to improve elasticity and support skin’s lipid barrier to help protect against moisture loss. Squalane also possesses antioxidant properties that defend skin against skin-aging environmental damage.


A natural emollient derived from the sunflower plant, Sunflower Seed Oil has a high Linoleic Acid content that makes it superior for replenishing, soothing and strengthening the skin. Ideal for moisturizing dry and very dry skin, the antioxidant oil is also rich in multiple fatty acids, including oleic, palmitic, stearic, and omega-3 linolenic acid.


Derived from the white mulberry plant, Alba Leaf Extract possesses antioxidant activity on the skin, helping to defend skin from oxidative stress and free radical damage that can age skin over time. The extract also helps to soothe and brighten skin for a healthier looking, more radiant complexion.



Vitamin C is one of nature’s most potent antioxidants, delivering powerful protection from oxidative stress and free radical damage that can age skin over time. One of the most well-researched ingredients, Vitamin C is known to improve the look of multiple signs of skin aging, including brightening the complexion and evening out skin tone.


Also known as Tocopherol Acetate and naturally occurring in human skin, the potent antioxidant can be extracted from vegetable oils and wheat germ or produced sustainably in the lab. Helps soothe and moisturize skin while protecting against environmental damage to help prevent visible signs of aging.


A polysaccharide (sugar) molecule naturally occurring in human skin. Possessing exceptional humectant properties that allow it to bind up to 1,000 times its molecular weight in water, Hyaluronic Acid helps lock water in the skin to prevent dehydration. Plumps skin with moisture and helps boost skin’s collagen production to help reduce the appearance of surface fine lines.

Water (Aqua), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Isoamyl Laurate, Glycerin, Dicaprylyl Ether, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Behenyl Alcohol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Morus Alba (Mulberry) Leaf Extract, Squalane, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-10, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Sodium Phytate, Ascorbic Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Citric Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Limonene, Alcohol


We offer free standard shipping on all orders over $30 in the US. All of our orders from within the United States ship via USPS Priority Mail, usually within 1-2 business days. You will receive a shipping confirmation, with tracking info, once your order has shipped. We also ship to most countries across the world. Please note, however, that depending on your order and country, you may be liable for customs fees and/or any other local import taxes upon on receipt of your order.


At Plant Apothecary, we want you to be absolutely thrilled about your experience with our products. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, we’ve got you covered! Simply email us at with your order number and the products you’d like to return or exchange. We will immediately make arrangements for your return and you will be credited for the full refund of purchase price, less shipping and handling within 30 days of receipt.

Product FAQs

Are the products suitable for pregnancy?

Although our products are developed in accordance with industry clean standards and free of known toxins and allergens, we recommend asking your doctor or practitioner for advice during pregnancy or for children. If you would like, you can reference the complete ingredient lists on our website.

Which order should I use the products in?

We recommend use of our products in the following order: cleansing, tonic step, serum followed by either moisturizer, night treatment or face oil.

Are there any skincare products I can’t use together?

All the products can be used in conjunction. The products are designed to be used together to maximize results. Feel free to tailor your routine to personal preference.

Will essential oils irritate my skin?

Some Plant Apothecary skincare products contain a small percentage of essential oils, under the threshold of irritation.

Are Plant Apothecary products organic?

Plant Apothecary products are not certified organic.

Are the products fragrance free?

Firm Believer is completely scentless. The rest of our collection contains fragrance which is either synthetically derived or essential oil based.

Is Plant Apothecary packaging sustainable?

All of our boxes are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified and produced with eco-friendly printers and soy-based inks. We select plastic tubes and glass jars that comply with curbside recycling. We invite you to take a peek at the inside of our boxes for more.

We promise you

Formulated without: parabens, phthalates, sulfates, silicones, synthetic fragrances and formulated with: nourishing ingredients that comply with industry clean lists.