aids in the structure of your skin by enhancing collagen production. It is also an #antioxidant and can reduce DNA damage by reducing #freeradicals
#Vitamin C combats UV damage by the sun and stimulate #collagen
Vitamin C provides a range of serious benefits for the skin, including its ability to even out skin tone and diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. While this powerhouse ingredient is well-known for its skin-brightening benefits, research also shows it can shield the skin from the visible impacts of environmental stressors, including free radical damage.
Vitamin C reduces:
– Facial pigmentation
– Skin pores
– Pore sizing
When is Vitamin C best used?
As your skin is exposed to UV and free radicals throughout the day, it should be applied in the morning. If tolerable, extra vitamin C can be used at night
– Great combined with sunscreen, as #dayroutine
– Final tip for Vitamin C: store your vitamin C in a dark and cool place (fridge or draw) to ensure ingredients are still active
ALWAYS USE SUNSCREEN SPF DURING THE DAY
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