What is Vitamin C?
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that can help repair damaged skin. This vitamin can be found in many foods including oranges, lemons, other citrus fruits and some vegetables. Synthetic forms of Vitamin C include serums, moisturizer, cleansers, and oil. Vitamin C’s antioxidant properties aid your skin's regeneration process and as a result, assists your body in repairing damaged skin cells.
How to use
For best results, you should be using Vitamin C products daily. There should be an emphasis on use during the day as Vitamin C works to protect and repair the skin from sun damage and pollution. You can incorporate Vitamin C into your skincare routine through moisturizer, serum, cleansers and/or oils. Professionals have come to the conclusion that serums are the best way to apply and absorb Vitamin C into the skin. When combined with Vitamin E, you are getting the most benefits you can for your skin. When these two vitamins are used together, you have double the protection against free radical damage.
Vitamin C acts as a brightening agent that reduces the appearance of dark spots. It also firms the skin thus reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Vitamin C is highly acidic so the skin is triggered to heal itself by expediting the production of collagen and elastin. Furthermore, Vitamin C contains a protein that obstructs your skin’s melanin production, which causes dark spots and discoloration on the skin. With continual use of Vitamin C, this powerful ingredient can get rid of and prevent dark spots. In addition, the potent antioxidants in the Vitamin protects your skin against free radicals.