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SheaMoisture Papaya and Vitamin C Serum - 1 fl oz

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$10.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • Squeeze in your daily dose of Vitamin C with new SheaMoisture moisturizing Papaya and Vitamin C Serum skin treatment for brighter days ahead!
  • This lightweight serum with a potent blend of Papaya, Vitamin C and Yuzu Lemon, helps to brighten the skin as it delivers hydration.
  • Use this serum as a daily morning and evening skin treatment.
  • After cleansing the skin, squeeze two to three drops of serum into hands and apply to face in an upward motion.
  • This hydrating face serum by SheaMoisture is formulated with no parabens, no phthalates, no mineral oil, no animal testing and no petroleum.
  • For best results, follow with Papaya & vitamin C Brightening Moisturizer.

Description

Awake to brighter days ahead with SheaMoisture's Papaya and Vitamin C Serum that works to moisturize and brighten your skin. Thoroughly dry skin after cleansing, apply 2-3 drops of serum into hands and apply to face using upward motions, follow with our Brighter Days Ahead Moisturizer for best results. SheaMoisture is the legacy of Sofi Tucker, a pioneering mother of four and entrepreneur, who sold Shea Butter, African Black Soap and homemade beauty preparations in Sierra Leone in 1912. We honor her vision by continuing to formulate with Raw Shea Butter handcrafted by women in Africa. With every purchase you show support of our mission to reinvest back in our communities.
Scent: Papaya
Health Facts: Butylparaben-Free, Phthalate-Free, Paraben-Free, Propylparaben-Free, Formaldehyde Donor-Free, Nonylphenol Ethoxylate Free, Contains Vitamin C, Sulfate-Free, Mineral Oil-Free, Petroleum-Free
Product Form: Serum
Sustainability Claims: Cruelty-Free
Beauty Purpose: Brightening, Hydrating
Recommended Skin Type: Normal
Net weight: 1 fl oz (US)
TCIN: 79656242
UPC: 764302015154
Item Number (DPCI): 037-05-5470
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Ingredients:

helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, tocopheryl acetate, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, citrus junos (yuzu) peel extract, carica papaya (papaya) fruit extract, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter*, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil *certified organic ingredient. , ~fair trade ingredient. natural ingredients may vary in color and consistency. if irritation occurs, discontinue use. tested on our family for four generations. never on animals.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 6.41 inches length x 3.3 inches width x 3.62 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.19 pounds

Return details

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This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
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Q: Does this product have sunscreen?

submitted by KC Mom - 1 year ago
  • A: Thanks for asking! Our Papaya and Vitamin C Serum doesn't contain sunscreen - we hope this helps.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 1 year ago
    Brand expert

Q: What does brightening the skin mean? Is it lightening or exfoliating?

submitted by Jamaelac - 3 years ago
  • A: Great question! We do not produce skin lightening products. With daily use, this energizing serum reduces the appearance of dark spots and discoloration to reveal a more even skin tone.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this serum good for sensitive skin?

submitted by Jlove - 4 years ago
  • A: Thanks for asking! SheaMoisture Papaya and Vitamin C Serum is for all skin types. Reach out to us via email at support@sheamoisture.com if we can assist you further.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Does this lighten the skin, or will this be good for evening out skin tone due to light spots from vitiligo?

submitted by SavvyShopper - 4 years ago
  • A: Thanks for reaching out - we'd be more than happy to look into our SheaMoisture Papaya and Vitamin C Serum! We'd like for you to reach out to us directly at support@sheamoisture.com. We look forward to your email!

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 4 years ago
    Brand expert
4.1 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
76% would recommend
72 recommendations
Moisturizing: 4.39 out of 5
Brightening: 4.24 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 4.24 out of 5
Lightweight: 3.65 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 4.47 out of 5

Works great!

5 out of 5 stars
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Carrie - 3 days ago
Makes my skin so soft and smooth. Not sure what the complains are about from the other reviewers, if you follow the directions and use it correctly, it's perfect!
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Love it

5 out of 5 stars
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Jas - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I personally feel it works well and I will be getting another soon.
Lightweight: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Brightening: 5 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 5 out of 5
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My favorite serum

5 out of 5 stars
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Lovely_hero - 3 months ago
This is my go to product. I have 3 in stock currently and I use this product for both morning and night routines. I love it. It calms down inflammation if you have immune issues.
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 5 out of 5
Brightening: 5 out of 5
Lightweight: 5 out of 5
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Never again...

1 out of 5 stars
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Just_D - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I was so excited to try this out because of the Yuka score but my face had a horrible reaction to this serum. It made me break out all over the left side of my face. I tried spacing out my usage of the product but it didn’t help. Once I stopped using it my face cleared up. I’m so glad it was on the cheaper side.
1 reply from SheaMoisture team - 3 months ago
We're very sorry to hear about this - it's not the experience we want anyone to have with our Papaya & Vitamin C Face Brightening Serum, so we'd like to ask a few questions. Please reach out to us at support@sheamoisture.com directly, with ref ID: 46940456. We'll keep an eye out for your email!
Moisturizing: 3 out of 5
Brightening: 2 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 3 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 2 out of 5
Lightweight: 3 out of 5
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Lightened my dark spots and evened my skin tone in 13 days

5 out of 5 stars
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Briana J - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I have been using this serum daily for 13 days and it has significantly evened my skin tone and helped heal acne that I have been struggling with on my face. The first time I used this serum, I used way too much as I thought it would be quick drying but it has more of an oil consistency. I only use 3 drops now, one on my forehead and each of my cheekbones. I massage this into my skin and let dry before going to bed. I wish I had pictures so show progress but I had some dark spots from previous acne on my cheek and using this has significantly improved the tone of my skin and lightened those dark spots. It also helped heal some of the active acne I had on that same area. I have never used a product that worked so quickly.
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Brightening: 5 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 5 out of 5
Lightweight: 3 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
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Do not waste your money

1 out of 5 stars
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Caffeinnate me - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
I see quite a few reviews pulled in from other sites, which makes me suspect there was a reward tied to them. I don’t usually bother with reviews, but when a product is so bad I decide to just throw it away I get motivated. This stuff is basically vegetable oil- it does not soak in to my skin. And I have really dry skin. I gave it an extra chance on the back of my hand- still on the surface and hour later, sticky and unpleasant. I looked at the ingredients and the first listed is sunflower oil. Which sounds nice, but is a nasty, oily mess on my skin. Idk, maybe I’ll put in a salad ;)
1 reply from SheaMoisture team - 4 months ago
Thanks for reaching out, we're sorry our Papaya and Vitamin C Serum didn't work for you. We appreciate feedback like yours, as it helps us improve our products - please connect with our team directly at support@sheamoisture.com, and share ref ID: 46596682, so we can ask a few questions. We look forward to hearing back from you!
Hydrates Skin: 1 out of 5
Lightweight: 1 out of 5
Brightening: 1 out of 5
Moisturizing: 2 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 3 out of 5
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Everytime it's in stock I grab it

5 out of 5 stars
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Gelesa93 - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
I love this ! It really does brighten
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Great for my mature 50 y/o skin and my 17y/o loves it as well!

5 out of 5 stars
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Paper - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Feels light, not greasy on your skin with very mild scent. I apply it after my toner incorporating in my daily routine. Very penetrating and my skin feels supple and brighter.
Lightweight: 5 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Brightening: 5 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
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Review

3 out of 5 stars
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Nasty meat - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
It’s okay I’m not sure just barely starting to use it
Moisturizing: 2 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 2 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 2 out of 5
Brightening: 3 out of 5
Lightweight: 2 out of 5
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Not good

1 out of 5 stars
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Claire - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
It made me brake out so much
1 reply from SheaMoisture team - 7 months ago
We're so sorry to hear you had this experience with our Papaya and Vitamin C Serum. The quality of our products are very important to us, and we'd like to ask a few questions - could you please email our team at support@sheamoisture.com and share ref ID: 45813723, so we can ask you some questions. We'll be waiting for your email!
Accurate Scent: 1 out of 5
Lightweight: 1 out of 5
Moisturizing: 3 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 2 out of 5
Brightening: 2 out of 5
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Amazing

5 out of 5 stars
andymerort - 7 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
I absolutely love this serum! I used to have acne and had red dots all over my face, I tried to use so many vitamin Cs and nothing worked until I used this one. I saw results in 3 days and it left my skin glowing beautifully. Every skin is different, but this one worked perfectly for my skin.
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I've used better facial serum but still a good alternative on a budget

4 out of 5 stars
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Mochalynnie - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Only need to use one small drop of it since it can make your face very oily. And it takes a while for it to moisturized your face.
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Very pleased

5 out of 5 stars
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Alicia - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Ok so I’ve been using this for awhile on my face and neck and it’s help so much with my acne! Well this last month or so I have had bad razor bumps on my groin with some discoloration I’ve been using this after I shave and this has too also helped with razor bumps and discoloration! I am very pleased
Hydrates Skin: 5 out of 5
Lightweight: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Brightening: 5 out of 5
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Oily/greasy

1 out of 5 stars
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Bnamax - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
Super oily and greasy, not a fan. Also, it had no safety seal, not s7re if it should have or not
1 reply from SheaMoisture team - 8 months ago
We appreciate your comments, and we're so sorry our Papaya and Vitamin C Serum didn't quite work for you. We want to ask a few questions so we can share some details with our team - could you kindly send us an email to support@sheamoisture.com, and share ref ID: 45514905. We'll keep an eye out!
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Love Love this deeply penetrating serum!

5 out of 5 stars
Deee - 8 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
Smells great, feels great..not oily like oil...as it penetrates deep down..leaving a light moisturizer. This product is amazing!!
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Effective and cheap

5 out of 5 stars
anthonyl65 - 8 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
Helps give a glow to my face without it looking oily. I use it twice a week and every time i use it i get a compliment as why my skin looks so young and healthy.
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Sunshine in a bottle :)

5 out of 5 stars
pammyj - 8 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
I will never stop buying this serum! Makes my skin happy and bright! Smells lovely. The texture is more of an oily consistency. Absorbs great on the skin. Packaging is cute and simple. :)
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Wholesome products and heavenly scent

5 out of 5 stars
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RacheP - 11 months ago
I have quite a few products used in my skin care routine but this serum has my FAVORITE smell. I will say the texture is a bit thicker, more like an oil than most of my other serums but my face still absorbs it in full. Maybe it's in my head, but I do feel I noticed a brightness in my skin when I started using it. Wholesome ingredients, I have a very sensitive skin and long family history of cancers so using products without chemicals is extremely important to me. My face feels warm when I use it which I've exp3ri3nced with other vitamin c serums, and have not with cheaper more chemically or watered down versions so I feel it is true to its promise.
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Highly recommend but watch for skin sensetivity. Has shea butter ouuu !

4 out of 5 stars
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Ashley - 11 months ago
I like this product bc i can feel the difference immediately. The way my eyes, face and skin feel from no vitamin c and as soon as I put it on. Sometimes i use it everyday and sometimes I use it every few days. Bc I have a acidic allergic & sensitive skin I can always use it daily. it has a citrus mix and if it’s already super sunny, it’s just too much vitamin c. I like how it clears up my dark spots and my skin glows. Shea butter is always a win.
Hydrates Skin: 5 out of 5
Lightweight: 3 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Brightening: 5 out of 5
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Smells so good

5 out of 5 stars
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Jenna Deak - 11 months ago, Verified purchaser
The smell of this is AMAZING. Love the citrus. It’s a good product. My skin is sensitive and this doesn’t burn. It is hydrating!
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Brightening: 5 out of 5
Lightweight: 5 out of 5
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Hydrates Skin: 5 out of 5
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