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The Benefits of Vitamin C for the Skin

The Benefits of Vitamin C for the Skin
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Benefits of Vitamin C for the Skin

A star ingredient in our Superfood range, Vitamin C is more than just a cold and flu treatment. It’s the perfect antidote to tired, dull, lacklustre skin (think winter skin, post-flu skin, stressed-out skin), making it a true skincare routine essential.

Read on to discover how Vitamin C benefits the skin and find the best Vitamin C skincare from ELEMIS’ Superfood collection for your glow-enhancing needs.

 What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C (or ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin and powerful antioxidant with the ability to penetrate deeply into the layers of the skin.

Naturally found in foods such as citrus fruits, berries, broccoli, kale and tomato, in skincare, it’s available in a variety of different strengths and textures to help transform your skin and step up your skincare routine.

 What Does Vitamin C do?

There are a number of ways that Vitamin C can benefit the skin:

Brightens the complexion

While providing an instant brightening effect, Vitamin C targets dark spots and pigmentation on the skin’s surface, lightening their appearance, while simultaneously helping to minimise future outbreaks.

Reduces Signs of Ageing

Vitamin C for the face helps to reduce signs of aging by helping to stimulate the production of collagen. With continued use, fine lines and wrinkles appear reduced, for revitalised and glowing complexion.

Shields Against Environmental Stressors

An antioxidant, Vitamin C for the face benefits skin by helping to protect it against environmental stressors that can cause the appearance of wrinkles, a lacklustre complexion and enlarged pores.

How to Add Vitamin C into Your Skincare Routine

Our most refreshing range—Superfood is infused with Vitamin C, making it the ideal way to give the skin a radiant boost.

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