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Benefits of using A Vitamin C Serum

Do you want younger looking skin? Vitamin C serum might be the answer you are looking for. Studies have shown that Vitamin C serum benefits your skin in so many ways that it's almost hard to believe.

6 Benefits of Vitamin C Serum

      The first, and probably most important, benefit of using Vitamin C serum is the effect that it has on the aging of your skin.

          It’s not really due to one area, instead the aging process is reduced because vitamin C has multiple benefits. And yes, Vitamin C helps reduce and reverse photo damage which is just one of the ways it helps you look younger.

          1. Reverse the Signs of Aging

          The first, and probably most important, benefit of using Vitamin C serum is the effect that it has on the aging of your skin.

          It’s not really due to one area, instead the aging process is reduced because vitamin C has multiple benefits. And yes, Vitamin C helps reduce and reverse photo damage which is just one of the ways it helps you look younger.

          2. Increases Collagen Production

          Another huge benefit of Vitamin C is that it helps promote collagen synthesis.

          Now, this may not sound important to you until you realize what collagen does for your skin. Collagen is the component in the deeper layer of your skin, known as the dermis, which provides support and texture to the upper layers.

          Vitamin C actually helps promote collagen growth (and it’s been proven in clinical studies). It does this by inactivating two auto-lytic enzymes: lysyl and prolyl hyroxylase. These enzymes cause your body to break down collagen. So Vitamin C steps in and stops this process from happening.

          It can definitely still help to promote collagen synthesis, but it’s best if used early.

          3. Reduce Hyperpigmentation

          You know what I’m talking about if you’ve ever pinched your face where a pimple is and the area stays red or deep purple for weeks. This is known as uneven skin tones and develops from various wounds in various healing stages.

          One or two of these isn’t really a big problem, but if you suffer from acne it can leave your face with a very uneven color tone with reds in some areas and purples in others. Vitamin C helps to promote a normal skin tone by virtue of its effects on melanin.

          Vitamin C helps to regulate and normalize melanin production to even out the color throughout the entire face.. ​

          4. Can be incorporated in other beauty products

          Probably one of the best benefits of using Vitamin C is that it can be used with other ingredients!

          Not only can it be combined and “layered” with other products, but some product can actually increase the absorption of Vitamin c into the skin and boost its effects.

          But just so you know, Vitamin C serum can safely be combined with ingredients like:

          – Retinol containing products

          – Vitamin E + A

          – Glycolic acid and other hydroxy acids to help treat acne or inflammatory skin conditions

          5.Helps Treat Acne

          Vitamin C can also help directly treat acne.

          Studies have shown that high concentrations of Vitamin C (20%) can help reduce inflammatory conditions like rosacea and acne vulgaris.

          6. Improves Healing Time​

          Vitamin C is involved in all of the phases of wound healing and can actually increase wound healing time.

          Well, in the event that you get a scratch, cut or even a big pimple, you can use Vitamin C to help heal the wound faster and reduce the redness/swelling associated with it. This is particularly helpful if you are suffering from cystic acne.

          While you never want to pinch or pick at your face (it just causes scarring and increases your risk of cellulitis) it can be helpful to know that using Vitamin C – especially if combined with zinc – can dramatically improve your healing time. ​

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