Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the different beauty trends and products out there? Do you want to add a simple, effective product to your skincare routine? Consider a Vitamin C serum, which hydrate, brighten and improve your skin from the inside out.
Vitamin C is one of the best anti-ageing ingredients you can use and can be the key to an even and glowy complexion.
Why we love it, and why you should try it today!
It’s safe for most skin types
Majority of people with all skin types can use Vitamin C for extended periods without experiencing any adverse reactions. However, it is always good to do a small patch test if you have hypersensitive skin.
One of the primary derivatives of Vitamin C is Magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, which has been shown to provide a hydrating effect. It reduces transepidermal water loss, which allows your skin to retain more moisture.
If you are struggling with pigmentation, Vitamin C can improve the skin’s surface and reduce dullness, when you do this, the appearance will give your skin a youthful glow.
It targets hyperpigmentation
Sun spots and age spots can occur when melanin is overproduced in certain areas of the skin; the same can happen in areas where acne has healed. Using vitamin C can impede melanin and help fade these spots to provide a more even-toned complexion.
It promotes collagen production
Another well-known benefit of Vitamin C is its ability to boost collagen production. Collagen is a naturally occurring protein that as we age depletes over time and leads to pesky fine lines and wrinkles.
How do I use it?
Most Vitamin C serums are typically applied once or twice per day. The best time to apply would be after you have cleansed and toned, then use the serum, followed by a moisturizer.