The Defense Serum
1 FL OZ / 30ML

Packed with antioxidant superpower, this revitalizing serum helps promote collagen production and visibly brighten skin. Three distinct vitamin C derivatives work together to fight visible free radical damage and enhance cellular longevity. Regular use transforms dull, uneven-looking skin into clear, radiant beauty. Formulated with love for normal, dry, oily and combination skin.

best for
  • Age Defense
  • Lines & Wrinkles
  • Loss of Elasticity & Firmness
How to use
  • 01Apply morning and evening to clean skin and allow to dry.
  • 02Use as often as needed.
Full Ingredients
Aqua (Water), Propylene Glycol, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin.
Key Ingredients

Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate – Protects the skin from free radicals, stimulates collagen production, reduces hyperpigmentation and maintains hydration.

Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate - A gentler form of vitamin C boosts collagen production, evens skin tone and offers antimicrobial benefits.

Ascorbyl Glucoside - Brightens skin by inhibiting pigment production and releases antioxidant benefits.

Our promise
Carrot & Stick is committed to creating plant-derived formulas that deliver extraordinary results without relying on harmful chemicals or the standard preservatives, emulsifiers and thickeners. We strive to eliminate known irritants and pollutants that can compromise skin health and contaminate the environment.
The unwanted ingredients you will never find in our skincare are compiled on The Nix List: sulfates, parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban or synthetic fragrances.
Carrot & Stick
Goodbye, toxic chemicals, Hello, Plant-Powered Beauty.
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