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Matter of Fact

Ascorbic Acid 20 Brightening C Serum

An award-winning vitamin C serum that dramatically improves the appearance of skin dullness, hyperpigmentation, and texture. Refinery29 Beauty Innovator Awards 2021 winner.

Why you'll love it

  • First-of-its-kind formula delivers a stable 20% concentration of ascorbic acid to the skin
  • Effectively addresses a wide range of concerns like dullness, discoloration, and fine lines
  • Combines powerful antioxidants to defend skin exposed to environmental aggressors and pollutants

About this brand

True to its name, Matter of Fact provides thoughtfully formulated, evidence-based products that cut the guesswork out of skincare.

Matter of Fact’s first-of-its-kind, patent-pending Ascorbic Acid 20 Serum combines an effective delivery system with research-backed ingredients to create something truly special for you and your skin.

From Matter of Fact:

"With so many options and conflicting messages, navigating skincare is more difficult than ever. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, so we don’t preach one. Instead, we’ve parsed through the research to give you innovative formulations and straightforward information so that you can make the best, most empowered decisions for your skin. Matter of Fact is dedicated to help you cut through the noise."

All Matter of Fact Beauty products are:

  • Clean
  • Cruelty-free
  • Suited for most skin types

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Key ingredients

Ascorbic acid

Brightens appearance of skin and helps visibly minimize wrinkles

Ferulic acid

Provides antioxidant defense

Pine bark extract

Defends skin from environmental aggressors


Propanediol, Ascorbic Acid, Urea, Ferulic Acid, Diglycerin, Pinus Pinaster Bark Extract

Allergen info

Formulated without gluten-derived ingredients; may have been produced in a facility that also processes gluten-derived ingredients

Formulated without nut-derived ingredients; may have been produced in a facility that also processes nut-derived ingredients

How to use

  • Apply ½ - 1 pump to clean skin
  • Can be applied AM or PM, before or after a gentle moisturizer
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Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Matter of Fact

I’ve only been using this product for a few weeks and I’ve already noticed that my skin is more smooth and supple.

Susan Fitch-Hutton
Great stuff

I began using this product about 3 weeks ago. I’ve noticed my skin is much brighter and more smooth.

I’m a fan!


I’m not a big fan of the smell but can definitely be overlooked because the product is awesome. I’ve been using for a little over a week and my skin already looks so good.

Matter of Fact

I have only use this product for a short time and I have noticed how much more smooth and supple my skin has become.

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