You hear ‘Vitamin C’, you think ‘better immune system’. Ascorbic acid becomes our choice usually in the flu season, in the meantime its properties allow us to use it all year long – in highlighting and rejuvenating cosmetics. Meet the undervalued power of vitamin C in skincare!
There’s no hiding the fact that vitamin C has an important role in the human body. However, the most common reason for us to start its supplementation is due to the approaching winter and the decrease of immunity. You should keep in mind that vitamin C deficiency impacts not only the weakening of the organism but also your skin condition. Remember that!
Vitamin C and its unknown properties
We all know that vitamin C fortifies your immune system. It is only one from many properties of ascorbic acid. The properties that only recently have been discovered by, among many, cosmetic manufacturers.
Vitamin C is necessary for the creation and repair of tissues, thanks to its properties wounds heal faster and after taking a hit there is no bruising. You should know that vitamin C is a strong antioxidant, which is a component neutralizing the harmful impact of free radicals and elevating the risk of oxidative stress. Thanks to all of it, vitamin C has an anti-aging action and prevents premature skin aging. You should consider its regular use in skincare, also because it brightens hyperpigmentations, makes skin complexion even, and restores its natural glow. For those properties alone it is worth introducing ascorbic acid to your skincare, especially before your 30s.
What is vitamin C’s impact on the skin?
- Brightens hyperpigmentations.
- Reduces the risk of acne scars.
- Ensures skin with a radiant appearance.
- Prevents wrinkles.
- Supports regeneration and revitalizes.
- Inhibits aging processes.
- It helps make skin supple.
- Makes skin complexion even.
The use of vitamin C in skincare
How to deliver vitamin C to the skin that desperately requires it? Obviously, a great option is a diet rich in produce with lots of vitamin C – not just citrus, but also strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, elder, Brussels sprouts, spinach, paprika, turnip, or apples. However, the demand for ascorbic acid is so high that a diet alone isn’t enough.
Then you can introduce some of these products to your daily beauty routine, for example by making vitamin face masks. Just mix lemon juice with honey and any given oil to get a great moisturizing blend rich in vitamin C.
The best way to provide your skin with vitamin C is through the daily use of the serum. The point is to choose a cosmetic that contains ascorbic acid in one of the stable and easily absorbable forms. A good vitamin C serum highlights, brightens, and evens out the skin complexion. It is also able to keep the skin looking young and radiant for much longer than other cosmetics with the addition of this vitamin.