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Importance of Vitamin C

Importance of Vitamin C

 

Vitamin C is a vital nutrient for health and one of the most popular ingredients in skincare and very well trusted by dermatologists and estheticians. It helps form and maintain our bones, skin, and blood vessels. It is also a powerful antioxidant and plays an important role in promoting collagen production, brightening and suppressing melanin production. 

Main Benefits Of Vitamin C

Improves Collagen production
During the collagen creation process in your skin, vitamin C helps bind the skin cells together to improve the overall production. As we age, the body naturally starts to lose collagen and production slows down, but by adding vitamin C you can help counteract this process and improve the appearance of elasticity and firmness in your skin.
 
Fights against free radicals 

Being one of the most well known antioxidants, vitamin C can fight against the visible effects of free radicals helping to protect your skin from the atmospheric dangers that bombard you each day. When used regularly, you’ll notice a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and a healthier-looking complexion.

 

 

Additional Benefits 
  • Brightens &minimises age spots and hyper-pigmentation of the skin.
  • Firms skin. 
  • Reduces skin redness.
  • Hydrates Skin. 
  • Helps to protect against skin damage from UV light. 
  • Enhances your skin's natural defence mechanism. 

 

 

How to Use Vitamin C in your skincare routine 

Vitamin C can be applied both morning and evening as part of your skincare routine. We suggest using a serum under your moisturiser or a cream form following your cleansing routine. Always recommended to apply a sunscreen afterwards for protection.  

 

 

MINTD Recommendations

Sunday Riley C.E.O Hydrating Vitamin C Cream

 

Scientifically advanced and luxuriously hydrating, Sunday Riley’s C.E.O. Vitamin C RICH HYDRATION CREAM provides fast-absorbing moisturisation without a hint of greasiness – protecting during the day and repairing all night long. It’s enriched with potent, lipid-soluble, advanced vitamin C, which is more stable and less irritating than other vitamin C derivatives.

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Rodial Vit C Cleansing Pads

Give skin a shot of glow serum whilst resurfacing and retexturizing the canvas of the face with these cleansing pads that brighten skin. These brightening pads will transform the skin with a blend of vitamin c to brighten and purify dull looking complexions, fruit AHA acids to exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin and salicylic acid to tighten pores whilst firming and toning the skin.

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Murad Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF30

Reveal radiance and protect skin from UV damage with this vitamin C-rich SPF moisturiser. Potent antioxidant ginkgo biloba leaf extract helps shield skin from environmental aggressors such as pollution for a glowing, healthy-looking complexion.

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