Are you using a vitamin C serum in your daily skincare regime ?
The role of Vitamin C in skin health
Vitamin C is an essential part of any skin care routine. Topical vitamin C offers many benefits to the skin. Vitamin C is naturally found in the dermis and epidermis. L ascorbic acid is the most studied Vitamin C. Vitamin C many benefits include:
Anti Ageing. Improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and roughness.
Vitamin C serum is highly effective at reducing wrinkles and reducing skin roughness.
Lighten skin tone. When vitamin C enters the skin cells it reduces the production of melanin this results in lighter skin.
Protects from UV damage. Vitamin C serum can dramatically reduce free radicals that result from UV irradiation of the skin, thereby significantly reducing cell damage. Prevents pigmentation in age spots and freckles from sunlight.
Promotes collagen production. Collagen is a protein that plays an important role in the structure and firmness of skin. When the vitamin C serum enters the skin cells it promotes collagen synthesis of skin fibroblasts.
Topical vs Oral Vitamin C
Taking an additional Vitamin C supplement is essential to skin health. In combination with a topical Vitamin C you can boost the benefits. Topical Vitamin C application will absorb into the epidermis due to its low molecule nature. Topical Vitamin C is a useful addition to oral Vitamin C to promote skin health.