Vitamin C – a true skin elixir
Within the world of skin care, there are a limited amount of ingredients that scientifically improve collagen synthesis in the skin, and Vitamin C is one of them. In fact, applying vitamin C to the skin can be 20 times more effective than taking it orally. Topical vitamin C is sold in a wide range of products from serum to lotions. Look for products that contain between 3% and 10% of vitamin C and include the active ingredient ascorbic acid or L-ascorbic acid. For a super powerful anti-aging punch, combine vitamins C and E together such as in Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Serum, it contains a relatively new form of vitamin C.
The length of time from when you start using Vitamin C until you see results varies some people see changes as soon as 2-4 weeks, while in others it may take 6-8 weeks to see a difference. After around 6 months, you’ll reach the maximum benefits. Younger looking skin in time for summer!