Face & Body Care
10 Reasons why you need Vitamin C in your Skincare Routine
Oh, the power of Vitamin C! We thought it would be best to summarise 10 (amazing) benefits of incorporating this wonderful vitamin into your everyday skincare regime…
Vitamin C can help to brighten the appearance of dull skin, leaving it looking healthier and more vibrant. Let’s get technical… Vitamin C stops the biochemical reactions that can cause pigmentation and effectively brightens the skin.
2. Evens Skin Tone
In the same way that it brightens the skin, Vitamin C is known for reducing the appearance of marks on the skin. So, if you suffer from skin redness or other discoloration of the skin, then Vitamin C may help you achieve a more even skin tone.
3. Defends from Free Radicals
Vitamin C’s incredible antioxidant properties help counteract the effects of oxidative stress and free radicals from pollution, smoking and UV damage, blocking damage before it happens.
4. Promotes Collagen Production
Regular use of Vitamin C in your skincare can combat the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This is because it helps to boost collagen production which will plump and smooth them out. So, as well as a bright, even-looking complexion, there is the bonus of more youthful-looking skin too!
5. Replenishes Vitamin E
Vitamin E is a key antioxidant that protects cell membranes against oxidative stress and maintains the collagen network in the skin, so in effect, both Vitamins work together in reducing the appearance of ageing!
6. Helps Hydrate
Hydrated skin = healthy skin. When you add Vitamin C to your skincare routine and improve moisture content and overall hydration, this can help keep the skin hydrated for much longer.
7. Reduces Puffiness
Ideal for those who tend to wake up in the morning with puffiness around the eyes, or other areas of the face. A little bit of Vitamin C in the morning (in skincare) can really have a positive effect here.
8. Protects from Sun Damage
Many of our skin concerns come from sun damage – signs of ageing, pigmentation and dehydration, but Vitamin C can help protect the skin from these harmful rays. This is due to the antioxidant properties, so it naturally helps to strengthen your skin and repel things that could damage it.
**PLEASE NOTE** However topical Vitamin C should not be considered an alternative to wearing an SPF! Combine the use of Vitamin C with your regular SPF to really work wonders for your skin.
9. Diminish Blemishes
Using Vitamin C can help speed up the process of soothing and diminishing small cuts, post-breakout marks, and other blemishes more quickly and effectively, which also improves the texture of the skin.
10. Skin Looks More Youthful
Last, but by no means least – no matter your age, utilising Vitamin C in your routine is always a good idea if you are after smooth, radiant, healthy-looking skin. Who isn’t?!
Vitamin C can help your skin look more youthful for longer, not only by stimulating collagen production but by evening out your skin tone and brightening your complexion too. Have you discovered our Vitamin C Skin Boosting Face & Body Serum yet? Shop Here!