How Vitamin C can benefit your skincare routine!
We all know Vitamin C is a great way to maintain general health and avoid getting sick. Just as Vitamin C is an essential part of your diet, it is also an important step in your skincare routine. Our body’s do not produce Vitamin C, therefore we rely on obtaining it through nutritional and topical applications. This antioxidant has many skin benefits. Vitamin C can help create a brighter complexion, even out skin tone and also reduce the signs of ageing by stimulating collagen production and neutralising free radicals. Keeping you younger for longer!
Not all Vitamin C’s are created equal. There are many forms of Vitamin C, including Pure Vitamin C, Vitamin Cg and Activated C. Skin Nutrient use Pure Vitamin C also known as Ascorbic acid or L-ascorbic acid, which has the most skin-related research of any form of vitamin C. When used correctly, Ascorbic acid help to reinforce the skin's defensive mechanisms, protecting it from external stressors and lessening the effects of exposure to environmental aggressors. Research shows; daily use of a balanced and stabilised Vitamin C facial product will ensure that your skin soaks up all of the perks of this powerful ingredient 1.
Although some brands state “The more Vitamin C, the better”, we believe the right concentrations of Vitamin C are more effective. In fact, when products contain concentrations of Ascorbic Acid that are too high, skin can experience irritation.
Products containing Vitamin C are beneficial for all skin types, including dry and sensitive skin. Out of the many natural variations this antioxidant, the Kakadu Plum has the highest concentration of vitamin C (mainly as ascorbic acid, AA 2) per fruit in the world. This small green plum is native to Australia and has only recently been cultivated for commercial use. This powerhouse ingredient is backed by research for dramatically brightening and evening skin tone.
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1Topical Vitamin C in aging. Colvin, RM and Pinnell, SR. 1996, Clin Dermatol, Vol. 14, pp. 227-234
2 Food Res Int. 2016 Nov;89(Pt 1):237-244. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2016.08.004. Epub 2016 Aug 8.
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