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Posted on: August 18, 2017

The Benefits of Vitamin C For Your Skin

Just about every skincare company uses some form of Vitamin C in their product lines. Ask any day spa esthetician for a recommended skin care routine, and this potent Vitamin will assuredly be on the list for good reason. Vitamin C protects from environmental damage, heals and soothes tissue, and tightens and tones.

There are three major reasons that Vitamin C is frequently touted as an absolute essential in any daily skincare regimen. 


Brightens 


Vitamin C removes sun spots, heals skin scars, and lessens redness. It reduces the appearance of brown spots and other types of sun damage. It also heals underlining reasons for redness and irritation of the epidermis, important if you want to avoid damage to facial tissue in the future. Vitamin C has also been found to add protection against UVB damage.


Smooths Out Texture 


A wrinkle's nightmare is Vitamin C. Vitamin C helps smooth collagen production, resulting in a firmer epidermis. It is so effective when that collagen supplements are sold they're normally combined with Vitamin C. It also boosts the effects of moisturizers, smoothing lifeless tissue and removing dry flakes.


Tightens 


Vitamin C is a natural astringent, meaning it causes contractions of body tissues. Since it tightens facial tissue, it will reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Vitamin C helps your skin look younger for years to come.

The benefits of Vitamin C are astounding. So if you're set in your daily skincare regimen, you might want to consider adding this vitamin to your routine, even as a weekly face mask. An esthetician can help you find the perfect Vitamin C product for your skincare needs. Serums are a popular form of adding Vitamin C and can generally be found at any day spa.


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