The "Golden Ingredient" in skincare
What is a vitamin C serum and why should I use it as part of my skin care routine?
If you asked a dermatologist for some of the best ingredients for skin, Vitamin C would be one of their top choice. I would literally consider Vitamin C as the Golden Ingredient.
Who should use Vitamin C serum?
Anyone with following skin issues should consider using it.
Pigmentation issues (Sun Damage, Unevn skin tone, Melasma)
Someone who works/plays in harsher climate conditions. (Construction workers, skiers, truck drivers)
Facts about Vitamin C
Here are some interesting and useful facts as to
why you should include a Vitamin C serum in your routine today.
Great for almost all skin types and age groups.
Topical serums are 20 times more potent for skin than an oral supplement
Promotes collagen production and thickens skin to reduce signs of aging
It is a powerful ally against free radical damage caused by UV exposure.
It inhibits melanin production reducing pigmentation on the skin. Great for sun damaged and melasma skin.
It is great for acne prone skin and helps reduce inflammation
Vitamin C Serums are the best form of topicals because they are stronger than creams and give meaningful improvements
It takes 6-8 weeks to notice a difference once you start using it.
Best time to use it: mornings; after toner and before moisturizer
Vitamin C works best with Hyaluronic acid serums due to their Ph compatibility
Don’t use it with Retinol or Niacinamide (B3).
All Vitamin C serum products are not the same quality of ingredients. When you decide to introduce it in your routine always go for a high quality Vitamin C serum.
How to choose the best vitamin C serum among a plethora of products?
Always check the product label for L-ascorbic acid, which is considered the best kind of topical vitamin C. Look for a product that contains 15-20% L-ascorbic acid as its considered most effective. Also its important to go for an air tight or opaque container as vitamin C breaks down quickly when exposed to light and air. Once opened use it regularly to finish it in due time.
Whats the best way to use Vitamin C serum?
Always use it during your morning skincare routine.
Here are the steps:
Vitamin C serum
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