Phloretin CF

Phloretin CF is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 62.
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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 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 4 out of 5 by from Great Vitamin C for oily skin I’ve tried both this and the CE Ferulic over the last 6 months. I like both but find the texture of this is better on my oily skin than that of the CE Ferulic; it seems to absorb that bit more easily. I also don’t get so much of a tingle with this one. My only concern is that I’ve heard that a formula with at least 15% l-ascorbic acid is needed for best protection/prevention so it would be nice to see a mid-way formula made. I haven’t noticed any particular changes in my skin compared to using the CE Ferulic apart from that the redness in my skin is perhaps not quite as prominent.
Date published: 2018-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not cheap but almost energising! A product recommended by my facialist and I love it. It seems to wake my skin up in the morning; perk it up. And it is absorbed beautifully into my skin - no residue.
Date published: 2016-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite Skin Care Product This product was recommended to me by my Dermatologist as I have sensitivity to the sun and can develop rashes and discolouration. My Dermatologist told me that sunscreen is not enough. Since using it my discolouration has been minimized.
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a winner! This product proves itself over time. I recently missed a few days of applying it to my skin and used a different serum, and the difference was apparent. In addition to providing great sun protection Phlorentin CF really firms up my skin. My forehead has less expression lines than in comparison to when I do not apply it. It also really enhances my complexion like no other serum has yet; it gives you a great summer glow. I prefer the texture to the other antioxidant serums, as it is not sticky and absorbs straight into the skin. This is really nicely paired up with the HA intensifier as it provides just the right level of hydration for my combination skin. It seems to balance out the oiliness of my t-zones. This is now my must have.
Date published: 2018-07-17
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