Vitamin C has emerged as the most popular ingredient people want. Many beauty companies are now starting to advertise their product as “ Contains Vitamin C” to reach more people.
Benefits of using Vitamin C
Vitamin C has all the potential benefits that your skin needs. To start with it help in dealing with hyperpigmentation as it slows down melanin production. It also helps in skin brightening imparting a natural glow to your skin. It acts as an anti-aging, antioxidant for your skin. It can neutralize free radicals that act as a shield for reversing all the sun damage. It also reduces redness and slowdowns the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
How to use Vitamin C
Vitamin C serum is the best way to incorporate it into your skincare routine. Use it after cleansing and toning then apply Vitamin C serum and then moisturize. It is important to moisturize your skin after applying. You can use it twice a day. If you use it during the daytime make sure to apply sunscreen. Most of the vitamin c serum comes in a dark bottle and if you have it in a light bottle. Make sure to keep it away from sunlight as the active ingredients can react in the presence of light and lose their purpose.
How to use Vitamin C for sensitive skin
Many people with sensitive skin experience irritation or redness while using vitamin c serum. It is advisable to choose a serum with a low concentration and applying it giving a gap. When your skin starts adapting to the vitamin c serum, you can start using it daily.
If you are layering products that contain AHAs and BHAs as their active ingredient it will cause you more irritation and you should be avoiding that.