Vitamin C has fast become an absolute must-have for the ultimate beauty routine.
One of the best ingredients for fighting visible signs of ageing and promoting bouncy, dewy skin, this super ingredient is a no-brainer in your skincare collection.
What does Vitamin C do?
Encouraging collagen production, helping to brighten dark spots and pigmentation and working as an antioxidant to protect the skin against free radicals, it’s also a great anti-inflammatory agent which softens rough skin texture and gives the skin a natural glow.
I want to know the benefits!
A wonder nutrient, the benefits are endless. But just some of the results you can expect to see include:
- Reducing dark spots. Vitamin C has been shown to reduce and prevent dark circles under the eyes by strengthening the delicate area. Its powerful antioxidant properties help make the skin more elastic and resilient which helps to conceal visible blood vessels.
- Collagen production: Essential in producing collagen for the body, vitamin c is the building block of great skin! As we age, collagen production slows down, which leads to signs of ageing and sagging skin. This nutrient works to accelerate the production of collagen and elastin to keep our skin plump, youthful, bright and prevent premature ageing of the skin.
- Prevents free radicals: Overexposure to UV sunlight and pollution can make skin look older and in turn, cause hyperpigmentation. Vitamin C plays an important role in combating unwanted dark spots and aiding the production of melanin which prevents hyperpigmentation.
- Hydrates skin: Without sufficient moisture, the skin starts to dry out and leads to itchy, scaly, and premature skin. Vitamin C helps the skin retain water and essentially hydrates to keep it plump and smooth and in turn, improving the skin’s
How to choose the right product?
As an active ingredient, it’s a good idea to let your skin get used to it. Vit C Serum (3%, 12.5% or 20%) is usually available in 3 strengths to help build up tolerance gradually to deliver gentle yet effective performance to brighten and firm.
Lightweight and smooth, a Vitamin C Moisturiser is enriched with Vitamin C, Sunflower Seed Oil, Shea Butter, Niacinamide, Hyaluronic Acid and Glycerin. This creamy texture helps stave off free radicals to get your skin glowing.
For easy skin absorption and residue free, Vitamin C Creamy Cleansers contain powerful ingredients such as Grape Seed Oil, Avocado Oil, Peach Kernel Oil, Sweet Almost Oil and Glycerin. This mix of gentle ingredients will target dark circles, boost glow and even out complexion.
Reduce visible signs of skin ageing, wrinkles, fine lines and dehydration by buffing away dead skin with a Vitamin C Polisher Exfoliator. Enriched with gentle bamboo particles, it revives dullness and boosts lacklustre skin.
Get brighter eyes with a Vitamin C Eye Cream. Usually containing ingredients such as Avocado Oil, Squalene, Hyaluronic Acid, this lightweight formula is highly effective without compromising the fragile skin barrier around the delicate eye area.