What is Vitamin C?
Vitamin C is an antioxidant vitamin, meaning it fights free radicals, the leading cause of aging skin and cancer. Vitamin C is necessary for repairing the skin, promotes collagen production, stimulates cell metabolism, and aids in the skin’s healing process. It can even help lighten skin, helping with overall skin tone consistency.
What kind of skin likes Vitamin C?
Sufficient intake of Vitamin C, in addition to use on the skin topically fights the aging process and encourages healthy, firm skin. So, all skin types and ages like Vitamin C.
Why should I use Vitamin C?
Vitamin C is the backbone to overall health, inside and out. If you want to stack the deck in your favor against cancer and signs of aging, you want to be consuming foods rich in Vitamin C. For signs of aging on the skin, and any skin injuries including acne, topical application of Vitamin C is beneficial.
How should I use Vitamin C?
Consume Vitamin C in foods which naturally contain it, including:
- citrus fruits,
- leafy greens,
You can use Vitamin C topically morning and/or evening. I suggest starting off with evening use, and if you use it in the morning, up your sunscreen game, as some Vitamin C topical products can increase sensitivity to sunlight.