• Amanda Ciliberti

5 reasons why everyone should use a Vitamin C product on their face.

Antioxidants are an essential ingredient in any skin care regimen as well as in professional treatments. These ingredients focus on healing and repairing the skin at the cellular level. Antioxidants are often well utilized because they provide visible results very quickly and continuously battle oxidative stress.

The king of all topical antioxidants is Vitamin C because it is very potent and can be derived from a variety of sources. Vitamin C is not the only antioxidant in skin care but is one of the most researched antioxidants. Many studies have been done to document the benefits Vitamin C has on the skin and clients feel comfortable with the product because of those documented results. Adding Vitamin C product to any regimen will help to improve the health and appearance of the skin in addition to some of the benefits described below.

1. Reduce free radical damage

--- Free Radicals are pesky free roaming electrons that wreak havoc on the skin because they create instability in our molecular structures. This instability can lead to damage of the cell. Vitamin C helps to correct this by providing stability in these structures and there for not allowing damage to occur. 

2. Heal and repair damage done by prior exposure.

--- Vitamin C works to correct prior damage done to the cell. It helps the skin heal itself and typically starts with the most damaged areas. This is a great tool for someone who may have accumulated sun/environmental damage or damage from smoking or other toxins. 

3. Natural Sun Protection

---Due to its antioxidant properties Vitamin C is able to help the sk Want to add a caption to this image? Click the Settings icon. in battle damaging UV rays. Ultra violet rays damage the skin by creating free radicals. By using a topical Vitamin C serum your skin can battle free radicals by providing molecular stability. Having balance in the skin cell is the goal in creating healthy cells and Vitamin C can help the skin achieve that balance. 

4. Bright and even complexion

---Antioxidants like Vitamin C work to fix damage in the skin, and they work especially good on sun damage. Vitamin C helps to reverse the appearance of damage in unhealthy cells creating a more even complexion.

5. Enhance other products

---Applying a Vitamin C serum can help the efficacy of other skin care ingredients, especially products that have brightening properties. Vitamin C products and brightening products go hand in hand and one tends to enhance the other and vice versa. 

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