Published on : 15 June 20202 min reading time

Besides cleaning, moisturizing and protecting, the use of vitamin C can also be considered fundamental in skin care routine! Besides delivering a special “glow” to the face, it has a super antioxidant power, preventing several problems, such as premature skin aging. Do you still have doubts about the function of this active?

What is vitamin C for the face?

Some of the benefits of vitamin C for the face are:

– Powerful antioxidant action – inhibiting free radical damage and boosting the action of sunscreen;

– Vitamin C also helps to lighten the skin and leave it more luminous, since it has inhibiting action of melanin formation, preventing the appearance of spots;

– It helps in the formation of new collagen fibers, preventing the formation of wrinkles, expression lines and flaccidity.

Combine vitamin C with hyaluronic acid, vitamin E and salicylic acid

Vitamin C alone gives the skin a more radiant appearance. But for an even more powerful treatment, it’s worth adding that ingredient with another antioxidant, for example vitamin E. The combination further strengthens cell immunity and minimises the formation of wrinkles and dryness of the skin. This substance can also be mixed with hyaluronic acid, focusing on rejuvenation, and with salicylic acid to optimize the treatment of oiliness.

What is the best vitamin C for my skin?

Vitamin C can be used on any skin type. What will differentiate the product is the type of vitamin C (pure – L-ascorbic acid, or derivatives), vehicle (serum, lotion, cream…) and the other actives present in the formula. Depending on this, it is possible to avoid problems such as pimples in oily skin, and dryness in dry skin, for example. When in doubt, the tip is to bet on the serum texture, which besides being light, fluid and without fatty residues, also goes well with all skin types.