Vitamin C

The results are in, Vitamin C is the highest searched ingredient of 2020 in skincare. Heres what you need to know about it!

What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient we need in our bodies and an active ingredient in skincare known for its antioxidant properties. 

With a few different forms of Viatmin C either being naturally or synthetically derived it is notoriously known for being very tricky to stabalise this ingredient.

Depending on the formation of this ingredient, it can tingle on the skin being an active ingredient and sometimes in less advanced skincare it can breakdown and seperate in your skincare.

How do I use Vitamin C?

Vitamin C can be included in many ingredients but for the most potent dose on your skin topically, it is best to use a pure C based serum in the morning, following with your moisturiser and SPF.

What does Vitamin C do?

- Potent skin brightening ingredient

- High antioxidant

- Protects the skin against free radicals 

- Prevents age acceleration 

- Radience effect on the skin

- Treats pigmentation, discolouration and uneven skin tone

Which Vitamin C Serum?

- Societe Triple C

This has 3 advanced forms of Vitamin C in to provide the highest antioxidant protection without breaking down or causing irritation in the skin, with potent brightening and lightening ingredients this feels silky on the skin while it packs a potent punch!

- Energy C

This is actually a moisturiser, with 20% l-ascorbic acid it is a great multi use product for those who are on the run and don't want to have a too high-maintance skin care regime, providing moisture and brightening properties

- PCA C & E Advanced

In a cream base, with a potent punch, this is a skin strengthening Vitamin C with age concerns in mind, content hexyresorcenol to combat break down of proteins and nutrients in the skin (glycation) this C based serum is a all round fav of ours, while a little more gritty on the skin is dissolves and leaves a smooth matt finish

- Cosmedix Simply Brilliant

Last, but certainly not least! This is a every day essential if uneven skin tone, texture and brightening is a goal! With a potent dose of antioxidants and a gentle approach with 2% salysilic acid to help desquamate off dead skin cells on the top to smooth skin texture and to penetrate further allowing this to more effectively brighten and lighten pigmentation and even skin tone