Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester Citrus Brightening Cleanser is a non-drying facial brightening wash. It is effective for oily and normal skin. This is a lightweight gel cleanser that improves texture, clarity, and skin tone. You will love the glow that is returned to your skin. Vitamin C Ester is a more potent and gentle form of Vitamin C and is patented by Perricone MD. It is used to brighten and smooth. The product contains no soy, milk, gluten, parabens, fish, phthalates, mineral or other oils, or talc and it is cruelty-free.