Vitamin C isn't just a hero when you have a cold, it can work wonders in your skincare too! …read moreSee less
Vitamin C helps to promote collagen production, perfect for keeping your skin feeling smooth and supple.
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When should you apply vitamin C skincare products?
Vitamin C is an antioxidant, meaning it helps to protect your skin cells from environmental damage caused by free radicals.
Therefore, it's best to apply your vitamin C products in the morning as it acts as a shield to help defend skin against the damage caused by pollution and other environmental stressors.
What skincare products contain vitamin C?
Vitamin C is suitable for all skin types - in fact, its use is highly encouraged as it can protect your skin against environmental aggressors like UV rays.
Vitamin C is usually found in serums, face masks, moisturisers and eye creams, so there’s plenty of options to squeeze vitamin C into your skincare routine.
What are the benefits of applying vitamin C to the skin?
The benefits of topical vitamin C are almost endless.
Vitamin C promotes collagen production, which reduces fine lines and wrinkles to give you firmer, youthful looking skin.
It’s also an antioxidant, meaning it protects your skin against harmful free radicals caused by UV exposure.
Additionally, vitamin C can improve hyperpigmentation and brown spots; even out skin texture and tone, and enhance the skin’s overall brightness.
Why do I need vitamin C?
Vitamin C is well known for its benefits to your immune system, with many stocking up on orange juice when cold and flu season rolls around.
It works as an antioxidant, helping to protect your cells from oxidative stress and encouraging wound healing.
It also helps your body to maintain your skin, bones blood vessels, and cartilage.
The problem is, your body doesn’t keep store Vitamin C for very long, so it’s important to ensure that you get enough of it every day, whether this is through your diet or vitamin supplements.