The Benefits of Supercharged Actives In Skincare

Discover the benefits of supercharged active skincare for your skin, and the ground-breaking ingredients included in Charlotte's new face serum.

Discover the benefits of supercharged active skincare ingredients, and why you need them in your routine, plus the clinically-proven results of Charlotte’s NEW! science-powered skincare must-have, Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir. The supercharged formula of this face serum is enriched with active skincare ingredients to address the most universal skin concerns and deliver clinically tested, visible results.

What are Skincare Actives?

Active ingredients in skincare are ones known to actively target specific skin concerns, which may include dullness, signs of aging and blemishes. When in skincare products, they’re often made up of molecules and chemicals that have been clinically-tested and formulated for targeting their respective skin concern.

The Benefits of Actives in Skincare

Different skincare actives are known to have a host of benefits for your skin, from brightening and firming, to evening out the appearance of the skin-tone and making the skin look youthful. Discover some of Charlotte’s favourite skincare actives below and the benefits you may notice if present in your skincare routine…


REPLEXIUM® is a GROUND-BREAKING, unique blend of two peptides, designed to VISIBLY REDUCE the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Peptides have been shown to result in a PLUMPER, YOUNGER, HEALTHIER-LOOKING complexion, and this REVOLUTIONARY blend known as REPLEXIUM® is a SUPERCHARGED, SCIENCE-POWERED ingredient to look out for in your skincare.

The REPLEXIUM®-infused formula of the NEW! Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of wrinkles by 34% and firm the appearance of skin by 49%*. In user trials, 93% AGREE skin looks YOUNGER!†, and 91% AGREE FINE LINES & WRINKLES appear REDUCED!†

Tilbury Tip: REPLEXIUM® can also be found in Charlotte’s innovation foundation, Airbrush Flawless Foundation.




Golden Vitamin C is a next-generation GOLD-POWERED, conjugated form of Vitamin C which is known to help brighten and even the appearance of the complexion. Vitamin C is a well-known, effective ingredient when used in skincare and makeup, and the conjugated formula of Golden Vitamin C is bound to gold for added stability and ENHANCED PENETRATION of the vitamin into the skin, to enhance the already-present benefits, leaving the skin tone looking more EVEN, and BRIGHTER.

Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir contains a 0.5% concentration of Golden Vitamin C, and when clinically-tested, 90% AGREE SKIN TONE APPEARS MORE EVEN† after using Charlotte’s revolutionary face serum!

Tilbury Tip: The award-winning Charlotte’s Magic Cream moisturiser, dual cleanser Goddess Cleansing Ritual, revitalising Magic Eye Rescue plus makeup icon Magic Foundation, also has Vitamin C in their results-driven, skin-loving formulas! Discover the NEW! science-powered skincare set, Charlotte’s Advanced Results Daily Skincare Routine to supercharge your skincare routine with Vitamin C benefits and more!


Niacinamide, a MULTI-ACTION, SUPERCHARGED version of vitamin B3, is an ESSENTIAL NUTRIENT for skin health that helps to improve the overall look of skin tone and reduce the appearance of pores. This active skincare ingredient is known to be beneficial for all skin types to improve the appearance of the complexion.

Present at a concentration of 5% in Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir the supercharged, multi-action Vitamin B3, Niacinamide works to reduce the appearance of pores on the skin. In clinical tests, Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir helped TO REDUCE THE APPEARANCE OF PORES BY 39% IN 8 WEEKS*!

Tilbury Tip: Niacinamide can also be found in Charlotte’s moisturising, colour-correcting face primer, Brightening Youth Glow!




SEPITONIC™ M3 is an EFFECTIVE, ACTIVE MINERAL ELECTROLYTE COMPLEX that helps to HYDRATE your skin and make it appear SUPPLE and SMOOTH. Our skin is made up of 64% water and whilst drinking lots of water contributes to skin health and hydration, to keep your complexion looking its best and to effectively REHYDRATE YOUR SKIN, you need electrolytes and minerals too.

SEPITONIC™ M3 is present at a 1% concentration in Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir formula, and this supercharged ingredient helps to hydrate the skin, leaving it appearing smoother! During user trials, 97% of participants agreed that skin felt INTENSELY HYDRATED†, and the clinical study revealed that the serum contributed to a SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN HYDRATION by 172% after 1 just hour!*

REPLEXIUM® is a registered trademark by BASF Beauty Care Solutions France SAS

SEPITONIC™ M3 is a registered trademark by La Société d’Exploitation de Produits Pour les Industries Chimiques (SEPPIC S.A.)

*Observed in clinical tests on 31 women & men ages 18-80 over 8 weeks

†Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir tested on 209 women & men aged 18-80 over 4 weeks

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.