Ultra C Firming Concentrate


This must-have anti-ageing hero is a pro-collagen formula designed to help improve the appearance of skin firmness. This formula combines pure Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) in a CSIRO* developed delivery system with powerful peptides MicroElastin® and MicroCollagen, and antioxidant ingredients for more youthful looking skin. Paraben free.

This product is part of the Ultra C Firming range. The range also features our best-selling product Ultra C Firming Serum. Also in the range: Ultra C Firming Eye Cream and Ultra Granule-C Microfoliant

* Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. Australia's national science agency.
  • Loss of Firmness
  • Dull & Lacklustre Skin
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Discolouration

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Achieve firmer skin appearance

MicroElastinTM and MicroCollagen help the skin look firmer. These messenger peptides support the action of Vitamin C on the skin, leaving it looking smooth and radiant.

CSIRO* developed delivery system

This anhydrous (water free) formula developed by CSIRO* for Ascorbic Acid helps stabilise pure Vitamin C to maximise potency when delivered to the skin. *Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

Address premature skin ageing

Formulated with powerful antioxidant ingredients Ascorbic Acid (pure Vitamin C) and the potent Anogeissus Bark Extract which help promote supple looking skin.

An age-defying concentrate

This powerful concentrate is a pro-collagen formula that leaves skin looking firmer, more radiant and youthful.


Backed by science for visible results.

Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)

Revitalises Skin Complexion

A powerful antioxidant that supports firmer, more resilient looking skin, helping to reinforce the epidermal barrier and hydrate skin.

MicroElastinTM (Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12)

Improve Skin Firmness

This peptide is a nature-identical fragment of elastin molecule. It is a powerful messenger (matrikine) peptide involved in revitalising the appearance of the skin by boosting collagen production & building proteins to keep correct elastin levels in the outer surface of the skin.


Youthful-looking Skin

MicroCollagen combines 2 powerful messenger peptides (Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 & Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7), paired with Microelastin to help the skin look & feel firmer & more youthful.

Dimethicone, Ascorbic Acid, Cyclopentasiloxane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Polysilicone-11, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Dipropylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Ceramide 2, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether Benzoate, Tribehenin, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, PEG-10 Phytosterol, C18-36 Acid Triglyceride, Sorbitan Laurate, Salicyloyl Phytosphingosine, C18-36 Acid Glycol Ester, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Lactic Acid, Linalool, Limonene. 


We believe healthy radiant skin can be achieved by everyone.

Clinical Trial Results


  • Skin is brighter in color.
  • Facial redness is reduced.
  • Texture is smoother.
  • Fine lines around the eyes are reduced.

*Application: Every second day for two weeks and then daily for three months. Results may vary.
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How to use

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Apply once a day, on alternate days, gradually build to daily use as tolerated.
Gently massage onto face & neck, avoiding the eye area. Always apply SPF30+ or SPF50+ during the day when using Ultraceuticals corrective products.
Warnings: Avoid direct contact with eyes. Discontinue use if signs of irritation appear.

Why correct?

Our corrective serums are designed to visibly improve the appearance of your skin. They contain high concentrations of active cosmeceutical-grade ingredients that target key concerns & feature advanced delivery technology to enhance skin absorption.

Start slow!

It is important to build tolerance in your skin when using cosmeceutical-grade ingredients. All Ultra corrective serums should be applied as recommended on the packaging, with a stepped approach to build skin tolerance.

Our products work best in conjunction with professional treatments.

Book a skin treatment at an Ultraceuticals salon or clinic near you.

Product FAQs

What products can I use alongside a corrective serum?

Ultraceuticals Corrective Serums are designed to be used with your daily essential products such as cleansers, moisturisers, and sun protection. This is to ensure that our highly efficacious correctors are used with products that contain ingredients to help complement and support healthy skin daily.


Is Ultra C Firming Concentrate suitable for all skin types?

This product is suitable for normal, dry and combination skin types, addressing concerns including loss of firmness, dullness and discolouration.


How does Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) benefit the skin?

Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) is a powerful antioxidant that supports firmer, more resilient looking skin, helping to reinforce the epidermal barrier and hydrate the skin.

Pure Vitamin C has been proven to reduce the appearance of premature skin ageing through its role in supporting collagen production. How is this possible? Our build-up of collagen declines as we age and as a consequence, may show up in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, dullness and loss of skin firmness. Applied topically - and with consistent use, Vitamin C delivers a plumper, firmer and overall radiant complexion.


Do Ultraceuticals corrective serums contain cosmeceutical-grade ingredients?

Supercharge your skin health thanks to the transformative power of our potent corrective serums. Enriched with the highest concentrations of cosmeceutical-grade ingredients, we have a product solution for every skin concern. Our range of corrective serums use potent and proven ingredients such as Vitamin A (Retinol), Vitamin C, Hyaluronic Acid, Provitamin B5 and Vitamin B3 in order to deliver real visible results.


How quickly do Ultraceuticals corrective serums absorb into the skin?

Our formula’s advanced deliver technology enables optimal product absorption, meaning our actives penetrate deeper and work harder for accelerated skin results.


What time of day should I apply Vitamin C?

Vitamin C may be applied topically to the skin either morning or evening. Always ensure that an SPF of 30 is used as a minimum when using active treatment products.


What does your skin benefit from using Vitamin C regularly?

Using Vitamin C topically on a regular basis may assist to correct and prevent the skin from free radical damage, preserving and protecting skin cells from damage.


Is Vitamin C ideal for all skin types?

All skin types can benefit from this ingredient, particularly ageing skin - for its ability to firm and reduce the signs of premature skin ageing. However, it is important to build tolerance with use, especially for those with sensitive skin who may find it slightly irritating at first. We always recommend speaking directly with an Ultra Skin Expert for personalised advice by booking an online skin consultation or visiting your local Ultra clinc.


How does Vitamin C benefit the skin's barrier?

The key to a radiant and glowing complexion is a healthy skin barrier. The role of your skin barrier is to support the skin’s ability to retain moisture and protect your skin from environmental damage and unwanted substances including pollution and bacteria.

Vitamin C assists with ceramide production - the fats or lipids that make up 30%-40% of the skin's outer layer and play an important role in retaining essential moisture within the skin. The result? A rejuvenated and healthy-looking complexion.


How does Vitamin C support aging skin?

Vitamin C plays an essential part in supporting the production of collagen - a protein that makes up the structure of our cells and tissues. Our build-up of collagen declines as we age and may show up in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Applied topically, the antioxidant has been shown to support the body’s natural production of collagen and skin elasticity, restoring a resilient complexion and reducing the signs of premature aging of the skin.


Why use a hand complex?

Most people are aware of taking care of their face but often forget the body part that typically reveals their age first - hands. Hands are one of the first parts of the body to age, due to exposure to the sun, frequent exposure to harsh surfactants, and exposure to chemicals such as household cleaning chemicals and sanitisers.


When will I start seeing results from Vitamin C treatment?

Results are always dependent on the concern being treated and the triggering factors of the concern. With this in mind, most results should be recognised within a 90-day period.


Is it safe to be in the sun after using Vitamin C?

The use of sunscreen daily is highly recommended no matter what active treatment products are being used on the skin. However, the fact Vitamin C reduces reactive oxygen species, it works to protect the cells from harmful free radical damage that is induced by the sun’s rays. It is because of this action that it is of benefit to use a Vitamin C underneath your daily SPF 30, 50 or 50+.


How Does Pure Vitamin C Benefit Skin Firmness?

Pure Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) is an essential factor for collagen synthesis. It has been reported that Vitamin C directly stimulates fibroblasts to increase collagen production and also cause an increase in fibroblast proliferation potentially resulting in greater collagen production.

Not all forms of Vitamin C are the same. Pure Vitamin C is L-Ascorbic Acid. There are also synthetic forms of Vitamin C such as Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate. Pure Vitamin C is easily recognised and is readily incorporated into the skin versus some synthetic forms of Vitamin C. The derivatives of Vitamin C can also benefit the skin; however, they must be able to penetrate into the skin and then be converted to pure Vitamin C for the skin to recognise and utilise it.