Phloretin CF

Phloretin CF is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 71.
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30 ml

Helps prevent free radical damage, diminishes the appearance of discolouration and improves skin tone and texture.

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Phloretin CF is a powerful antioxidant face serum featuring a patented combination of 2% Phloretin, 10% pure vitamin C (L-ascorbic Acid), and 0.5% Ferulic Acid.


This topical ferulic acid serum provides advanced protection against environmental damage and neutralises free radicals. Phloretin CF helps to diminish the appearance of hyperpigmentation and improves skin tone, for a brighter looking complexion.


+Helps to reinforce skin's natural protection against free radicals
+Refines texture for a smooth and more uniform skin tone
+Paraben-free and ideal for normal, oily, combination, and ageing skin types
+Excellent complement to sunscreen for enhanced protection


With a synergistic combination of potent antioxidants - Phloretin, pure vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid), and ferulic acid - Phloretin CF is formulated according to the Duke Antioxidant patent. This ensures effective delivery of vitamin C to the skin. In order for our topical vitamin C to be effective it must be formulated with pure l-ascorbic acid (vitamin C) at an acidic pH within the 2.0-3.5 pH range and have a concentration between 10-20%. SkinCeuticals is the only brand to formulate according to these parameters


All SkinCeuticals antioxidant formulations have been tested in final packaging and have been confirmed to remain stable and effective for 36 months, and up to 6 months after opening. L-ascorbic acid (pure vitamin C) is known to change color with time, however oxidation is minimal in SkinCeuticals antioxidant and the formulation is proven to remain effective.



  • Aqua/Water
  • Dipropylene Glycol
  • Alcohol Denat.
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Butylene Glycol
  • Triethyl Citrate
  • Phloretin
  • Ferulic Acid

Free UK standard delivery on all orders

Standard Delivery 3-5 working days*

* If order is placed before 11am on a working day. If order is placed after 11am or on any non-working day then estimated delivery will be on the second working day.

Sustainability Commitment


At SkinCeuticals, we are committed to supporting initiatives that improve the lives of patients and the environment in which they live.


SkinCeuticals has been a sponsor of Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) since 2010. Since its founding in 2007, The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) has awarded more than $38 million to 97 research programs that work to make advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of melanoma.


SkinCeuticals is committed to improving its impact on the environment in all aspects of development. Through optimization efforts, we continue to reduce our use of shipping cartons and corrugate material. In 2016, we modernized our fulfilment center to use wind turbines to measurably improve our carbon neutrality.



Protocol: 12-week photo tracking study conducted on 28 Caucasian male and female subjects ages 40-60 years old (USA, 2010). For controlled results, subjects used SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser and Daily Sun Defense SPF 20 daily, and Daily Moisture as needed.

How To

How to use

Apply four to five drops to a dry face, neck, and chest in the morning after cleansing and toning. Complete your regimen with a SkinCeuticals sunscreen.

When used together, SkinCeuticals antioxidants and broad-spectrum sunscreens provide the most complete protection against visible aging caused by environmental aggressors.

  • 01.Cleanse & Tone

    Cleanse and tone the skin using gentle circular movements.

    We recommend
    Gentle Cleanser

  • 02.Prevent

    Apply 4-5 drops of Phloretin CF to a dry face, neck, and chest.

    We recommend
    Phloretin CF

  • 03.Protect

    Apply moisturiser and then protective broad-spectrum sun protection.

    We recommend
    Sheer Mineral UV Defense


Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for oil skin This is my third time buying this serum. I have tried some many different antioxidant serum(cellex-c,arcona, drunk elephant, etc..) and always come back to this one. I have pretty oily skin, and this has great oil control effect, and keep my skin bright for the whole day. will definitely recommend this one to anyone who has oily skin.
Date published: 2018-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I wasn't sure at first... I have used this product for around six weeks. At first I wasn't sure. I was also using another product and didn't see any difference. I stopped using the other product and with time I realised that this is helping my skin. It's summer and I have started to use a tinted moisturiser instead of foundation - and that's down to being a bit more confident with my skin. I was also put off at first with the importance placed on using sunscreen after this product, but it actually helps to remind me to use sunscreen - which really is a must for preventing skin damage. It's not a miracle worker, but my skin definitely feels brighter and clearer. I also prefer this to the CE feurilic.
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic brightening serum I received this serum just as I had run out of my beloved C E Ferulic. This is as good, if not better! The serum goes on smoothly and sinks in really fast, I enjoy massaging in my serum but there's not alot of time for that. I can really notice my skin looks brighter and smoother. I had a couple of small pigmentation areas that are looking much improved since starting to use the serum 2 weeks ago. I had a couple of spots prior to starting the serum, the marks of which have faded fast & am sure the Phloretin CF has helped. I am prone to breakouts if my skin is not happy, but my skin loves this serum and has not broken out at all. Really happy with this fantastic quality serum.
Date published: 2018-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Phloretin CF I have been using this Phloretin CF for quite a number of years now - I am now 80 yrs old. I have endless comments about the quality of my skin for my age but I wonder if I am still ok to be using this particular product as it is now quite expensive. However, I have always found it to be comfortable on my skin and wonder if there is anything that is as good as this product that can help my skin age more positively. I do like this Phloretin CF and feel that is the main ingredient for my skin as it contains Retinol. At least I think it does.
Date published: 2019-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love skinceuticals! I have been using this for a couple of weeks and I was curious as to whether it could beat CE Ferulic in performance, but it is another wonder bottle! Skinceuticals are so consistently reliable and whilst they are pricey it is better than wasting money on cheaper products that do little. It's difficult to describe quite what it does but my acne prone problematic and increasingly aging skin is just better in every way. Every day is now a good skin day!
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth every penny - for all skin types Let me preface this by saying that I have NEVER written an online review, and initially ignored all of Skinceuticals' requests for me to write one. I feel compelled to do so this time because this stuff is really that good. I have used everything out there. Obagi, Drunk Elephant, Paula's Choice, Neostrata, you name it. They're expensive, and I'm always left with a flare up of perioral dermatitis and/or a face full of clogged pores. Flash forward to my early 30's, and I was still desperate to reap the so-called benefits of a C-serum. I was hesitant to spend the $ on Phloretin CF given my experience with vitamin C, and was worried that this formula might be a bit drying. Though the first month or 2 have been mediocre (no side effects, but no results), this last month has been a BREAKTHROUGH. Seriously; strangers stop me in the store to ask what I'm using on my skin, and friends and family tell me I look healthier than I ever have - and they're right. The smooth, porcelain, even tone that you get from this surpasses anything that I ever experienced with Retin-a. . Combine this with sunscreen and a mild cleanser - you won't regret it.
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cleared my skin and reduced oil This product is amazing! I’m not breaking out, reduced oily face, and my skin is smoother from a bumpiness/roughness. Really happy with it.
Date published: 2019-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I always come back to this! I have been using Skinceuticals Phloretin CF off/on for about 10 years. I keep returning to it since I notice a difference in my complexion and if I get compliments on my skin (yes, still get compliments at age 51), it’s when I have this on board.
Date published: 2019-09-08
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