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All your Vitamin C questions, answered!

What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant ingredient that is commonly used within cosmeceutical, professional strength skin care products to protect, brighten and improve skin tone.

What does Vitamin C do?

L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from free radical damage caused by the sun and pollution. But that’s not all, Vitamin C also has incredible skin brightening qualities great for uneven skin texture, dull skin, sun damaged skin and hyperpigmentation by inhibiting the skins melanin formation. Furthermore, vitamin C stimulates collagen production (the skin’s protein) to improve lines and wrinkles.

What skin types should use Vitamin C?

Depending on the health of your skin, Vitamin C can be used successfully on nearly all skin types. An extremely impaired or sensitive skin should avoid use, and of course, always consult a skin specialist before using
cosmeceutical products.

When is the best time to use Vitamin C in my products?

During the day, Vitamin C is an incredible environmental protector! Imagine, it’s like putting a bubble wrap around your skin cells to keep them safe from pollution and sunlight. Always consult with your skin specialist when making skincare changes to ensure your other products, medications, and treatment programme are suitable to be used together.

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