Normal skin contains high concentrations of Vitamin C but many reports have indicated that unfortunately as we age, or as our skin gets photodamaged, Vitamin C levels tend to drop. (Source study here.) Therefore, adding a Vitamin C product to your skincare routine is a good idea.
Vitamin C Benefits in Skincare
When using Vitamin C topically, as a serum or a moisturizer, it can help:
- Increase collagen production
- Smooth wrinkles
- Reduce hyperpigmentation (dark spots)
- Reduce inflammation
- Diminish scars
Results may vary from person to person.
Who Should Use Vitamin C Skincare Products?
As you just read, Vitamin C can help with many skin problems. Consequently, anyone concerned about wrinkles, sagging, dark sports, dry skin or even sunburn can benefit from applying Vitamin C products topically to their skin.
It is also good to remember that even if you don't have any skin problems right now, it is always easier preventing them rather than curing them.
How to Use Vitamin C in Skincare?
There are different types of Vitamin C skincare products available such as moisturizers and serums. The ones we carry are all cruelty-free and made of quality ingredients.
You can use your Vitamin C product daily, once or twice a day. A good rule of thumb is to cleanse your face, use toner if it is part of your regular skincare routine and then apply Vitamin C serum or moisturizer. If you are using a serum, you can follow that by your regular moisturizer, eye cream and if you are heading outside, don't forget to apply sunscreen on top.
If you are wondering whether you can use your Vitamin C product with other skincare products that contain vitamins, rest assured Vitamin E and Vitamin C skincare products work well together.
Check out these carefully curated Vitamin C products we carry at Beo and Bella: