Vitamin C for skincare? Vitamin C is powerful antioxidant found in citrus foods like oranges and other colorful fruits and vegetables. It has positive effects on skin health and immune function and is vital for collagen synthesis, connective tissue, bones, teeth and small blood vessels. Synthetic forms of vitamin C are commonly used in skincare products like serums, cleansers and creams.
What Does Vitamin C do for the skin?
Vitamin C improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, reduces the appearance of dark spots, brightens skin’s complexion and supports the skin as it ages. It also protects your skin against free radicals which are skin-damaging molecules created by UV, ozone and pollution.
What are the types of Vitamin C?
There are many types of vitamin c with Ascorbic acid being the most researched and well known. It is the most effective at penetrating the skin barrier.
How do I use Vitamin C?
For best results, use vitamin C products daily preferably in your morning skin care routine since it helps protect the skin from environmental aggressors. Protect your skin from harmful UV rays with a sunscreen.
Which Vitamin C is best for me?
Picking a Vitamin C can be tricky depending on your skin type. That is why we offer multiple options to our patients. We recommend letting one of our aestheticians help you make that decision.