Why it’s important, and how to choose one!
The season for fun in the sun is here!
With increased sun exposure, your potential for damage to the skin increases also. While we all prioritize sun protection, it’s equally essential to nourish our skin and prevent damage. This is why having a powerful vitamin c is more important than ever! Packed with numerous benefits, it not only brightens and protects the skin but also helps combat the specific challenges posed by the summer months. In this blog, we’ll explore why adding this key ingredient to your skincare routine during summer is essential. We’ll also provide some recommendations to help you find the perfect vitamin C product for your skin.
Why do we need Vitamin C?
It’s is an essential antioxidant in the skin. It is responsible for prevention of damage and protection of numerous functions within skin cells. Here are some of the top benefits:
- Skin protection – It protects skin by preventing sun damage caused by internal and environmental free radicals. Free-radicals are essentially unstable molecules that steal from healthy cells and damage our skin. Sun exposure can wreak havoc on our skin, leading to premature aging, hyperpigmentation, and even sunburn. Incorporating vitamin C into your summer skincare routine strengthens your skin’s natural defenses, allowing you to enjoy the sun responsibly.
- Collagen Synthesis – Stimulates collagen synthesis, which is essential for improving and preventing fine lines and wrinkles. By supporting the skin’s natural collagen production, it helps maintain a youthful and plump appearance.
- Brightening & evens skin tone – It brightens and evens skin tone by preventing unwanted pigment production. Whether you struggle with dark spots or dullness, incorporating a vitamin C serum can effectively address these concerns by promoting a radiant complexion.
Bonus: Anti-Aging properties – It helps prevent and slow early skin aging with its protection and repair properties.
Which Vitamin C is right for me?
There are SO many Vitamin C products available, the important part is to use a serum that is formulated properly to truly protect and brighten the skin. This can only happen if it contains the correct percentage of vitamin C and supporting ingredients in a stable formula to effectively make a change in the skin. Check out our favorite products to decide which is best for you!
C15 booster serum is our little secret for keeping pigment away. 😉 If you struggle to keep dark spots under control, try switching to this for the sunny months to give you that added brightening boost!
Infused C with CBD is incredible for redness, inflammation and acne. This is your absolute go-to if you feel like redness lingers around on your skin!
Hydra C is our best-selling, safe for all skin types C serum! Formulated with 4 different forms of vitamin C, this is our year round go to product to brighten AND hydrate!
As summer approaches, it’s essential to prioritize sun protection and it’s equally important to nourish your skin! Embrace the power of this powerful ingredient and enjoy radiant and healthy skin all summer long!
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