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NOVA 15% Vitamin C + Turmeric Brightening Serum
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$64.00

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$64.00

Rated 4.6 out of 5
Based on 207 reviews

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A potent brightening serum that combines the clinical strength of 15% THD vitamin C with super root turmeric to visibly improve dark spots and even skin tone while being gentle on skin.

1 oz | 30 mL glass bottle

Lapis Blue Tansy Face Oil
Pair it with LAPIS Blue Tansy Face Oil for an even skin routine.
  • Recommended for: NOVA is suitable for all skin.

    Target concerns:
    + Dullness
    + Dark Spots
    + Uneven Skin Tone

    NOVA is powered by THD vitamin C—a highly efficacious, oil-soluble ingredient that deeply penetrates the skin to brighten dark spots and improve hyperpigmentation. At a potent level of 15%, this treatment gives skin an immediate boost of radiance and significantly brightens skin in seven days. Best yet, the powerful formula is gentle on sensitive skin, so everyone can enjoy its incredible benefits.

    A key ingredient in NOVA is antioxidant-rich super root turmeric which gives this serum a ginger-like smell that fades upon application. Like all of our products, NOVA is 100% natural and made without any added fragrances.

    Clinical results:
    In a blind use test on 65 men and women (ages 25-59 yrs), participants reported the following results after 7 days of twice-daily use: 

    • Brighter skin in 7 days
    • No new breakouts
    • No irritation

    Scent: Turmeric, ginger-like
    Texture: Silky, creamy
    Color: Pale yellow

  • Apply 1-2 pumps onto skin after cleansing and before moisturizing. For additional skin-tone-evening benefits, use 2-3 drops of LAPIS facial oil as the final step before applying SPF

    *Store in a cool, dry place and out of direct sunlight.

  • K E Y  I N G R E D I E N T S

    15% THD Vitamin C: An ultra stable Vitamin C that improves the look of hyperpigmentation.

    Turmeric
    An organic super root packed with antioxidants that helps even skin tone.

    Arbutin: 
    Naturally derived from bearberry, helps even discoloration and tighten the look of pores

    Full list of ingredients:

    Aqua/water/eau, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Glycerin, C9-12 Alkane, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Propanediol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Arctostaphylos Uva-Ursi Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Terminalia Chebula Fruit Extract, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Polyglyceryl-6 Stearate, Sclerotium Gum, Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Anisate, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Butylene Glycol, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Sodium Phytate, Averrhoa Carambola Fruit Extract, Polyglyceryl-6 Behenate, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Flower/Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Juice, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Citric Acid

    *Bolded text indicates USDA Certified Organic ingredient


    Truly Natural. Vegan. Cruelty-Free.

    Herbivore products are truly natural, vegan, and cruelty-free. They contain no synthetic ingredients – this includes no dyes, no fragrances, and no synthetic preservatives. Additionally, they are concentrated blends containing no fillers and using the minimum amount of ingredients necessary to achieve the maximum results.

    Our Sustainability Core Values.

    As an ultra-clean, plant-based brand, we make our products, source ingredients, and design packaging to be gentle on the planet and on our bodies. By avoiding synthetic ingredients, we ensure that our products are as biocompatible as possible. We package primarily in glass and paper, using recyclable plastic only where absolutely necessary. Always trying to reduce our footprint further, we are looking into ways to reduce and 100% eliminate all virgin plastic from our packaging by 2025.

  • RECYCLING INSTRUCTIONS

    • Place outer carton into paper recycling.

    • Rinse the glass bottle thoroughly, and recycle.

    • Unfortunately pumps cannot be recycled at this time due to their many mixed parts. That's why Herbivore is moving to pumps that contain post-consumer recycled materials. Please dispose of them properly.

average rating 4.6 out of 5
Based on 207 reviews
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207 Reviews
Reviewed by Brandie S.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
45-54
Skin Type
Combination
Skin Concerns
  • Anti-Aging
  • Dryness
  • Dullness
  • Sensitivity
My Skin Results
  • Brighter
  • Clearer
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Cool product!

I love the smell of this; I can actually smell the turmeric. As someone with reactive skin due to an autoimmune condition, it’s been a struggle to find products that are effective, yet gentle. This one feels good on my skin, and I’ve noticed my skin has a brighter, more even tone when I use it consistently. Nothing extreme, just effective in my opinion.

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Reviewed by Julia G.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
25-34
Skin Type
Dry
Skin Concerns
  • Anti-Aging
  • Dryness
My Skin Results
  • Brighter
  • Smoother
  • Softer
  • Hydrated
  • Reduced redness
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Amazing product!

I love this serum! It smells like turmeric and it feels and looks great on my skin. 10/10 would recommend.

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Reviewed by EILEEN L.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
55+
Skin Type
Combination
Skin Concerns
  • Dark Spots
  • Anti-Aging
  • Dryness
  • Sensitivity
  • Dullness
My Skin Results
  • Brighter
  • Improved dark spots
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Spot “killer”

With continues use I have noticed that my dark spots have become lighter and some even disappeared. They did however return when I stopped the product.at any rate I continue to use this product

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Reviewed by Lucy M.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
25-34
Skin Type
Combination
Skin Concerns
  • Pores
  • Dark Spots
  • Oiliness
  • Dullness
My Skin Results
  • Improved dark spots
  • Improved blemishes
  • Glowing
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

So far so good!

I have used this a couple times so far but it seems to be helpful with some redness from acne scars and new blemishes. It also leaves you with a nice glow. You can actually smell the turmeric so you know it’s really in here!

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Reviewed by Jillian
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
25-34
Skin Type
Combination
Skin Concerns
  • Dullness
  • Dryness
  • Sensitivity
My Skin Results
  • Reduced redness
  • Brighter
  • Hydrated
  • Calmer
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

My favorite serum!

I never review anything and have tried a ridiculous amount of products. I have annoying combination skin that is sensitive and I was battling chronic red dry patches on my chin for years. It was hard to find something that helped even my tone without drying me out, being too oily, or just too harsh for my skin sensitivity. I’m just starting my second bottle and the spots are completely GONE. I have even been able to simplify my routine to just a few products, I’m super pleased!

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