The benefits of Vitamin C: Who hasn't heard about them? Most people take in vitamin C by sunbathing or drinking a glass of orange juice for breakfast or on a warm summer day, but did you know that Vitamin C is also great for your skin? Here are 6 reasons why you should include Vitamin C in your skin care routine!
1. Fight Melanin!
Fight melanin? Isn't that what you need to get a tan?! That's right but the sun also causes dark spots and signs of aging that you don't want! It has been proven that vitamin C lightens redness, freckles, dark spots, acne scars and age spots resulting in a more even complexion!
2. Improve acne
Have you ever noticed that your acne has gotten better after being out in the sun? It's because of vitamin C! You can achieve a similar result by applying vitamin c in high concentrations to your skin! How? The antioxidant properties of vitamin C neutralizes free radicals and prevents breakouts.
3. Reduce Wrinkles
Vitamin C boosts the production of collagen which means a younger looking skin! Collagen is the key to reduce fine lines and wrinkles for a youthful look.
4. Lock in Moisture
Vitamin C helps to lock in moisture by creating a barrier which means no more dry skin!
5. Prevent Sun Damage
Vitamin C serum or cream should not be an alternative to sunscreen but nonetheless it protects your skin from UVA and UVB damage.
6. Heal sunburn and minor cuts
High levels of Vitamin C can relieve itchiness, burning and other symptoms associated with sunburn while speeding up skin’s restoration process. It can also promote the healing of small cuts and blemishes.
What do you think? Are you going to include vitamin C in your skin routine?
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