Antioxidant Serums Under $100 per oz

A month or so ago someone asked me for recommendations for antioxidant blend serums under $100. I soon realized that all of the products I used and loved were over $100 per ounce. So I went on a search to find some options under $100 per ounce. Then I compiled their ingredient lists. The problem with my oversimplified graphic is that not all antioxidant target free radicals the same way or are as potent. BUT I figured this could serve as a starting point for learning more. In other words, this is just a quick visualization of the total number of antioxidants in the product and the cost per ounce. More antioxidants does not mean it is a more effective product.

I was surprised at the two with the highest number of antioxidants and the most affordable price. Both are by Paula’s Choice and I haven’t tried either one. In fact, the only product that I have tried on this chart is the emerginC serum–which I do like. I especially like that it includes Astaxanthin, which I have grown more and more interested in!

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AOX blendsIn brackets next to some of the serums I mention some less common, but potent, antioxidants that are included in the blends

A. Paula’s Choice Resist Super Antioxidant Serum – $38 per oz [Superoxide dismutase]

B. Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate serum with Retinol – $34 per oz [Astaxanthin]

C. Juice Beauty Antioxidant Serum -$48 per oz

D. Paula’s Choice Resist Ultra-Light Antioxidant Serum -$38 per oz [Resveratrol]

E. FRESH Seaberry Skin Nutrition Booster – $46 per oz

F. Kypris Beauty Antioxidant Dew – $45 per oz (note the bottle is $72 for 1.59) [Superoxide dismutase]

G. Youth to the People Age Prevention Superfood Serum – $62 per oz [Superoxide dismutase]

H. Replenix Power of Three Serum – $80 per oz [Resveratrol]

I. EmerginC Peptide Booster Serum -$85 per oz [Astaxanthin]

J. Cosmedix Affirm Antioxidant Firming Serum – $78 per oz [Superoxide dismutase; Spin trap]

K. MyChelle Perfect C Serum -$88 per oz (note the bottle is $44 for 0.5 oz) [Resveratrol; Astaxanthin]

L. Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum -$80 per oz

M. Osmosis Replenish Antioxidant Serum -$80 per oz [Astaxanthin]

In the Excel file linked below you will find the complete ingredient list, cost per ounce, and you will be able to search for specific antioxidants.

Click here to download the excel file