It may not be one of the new super ingredients to use in skincare but Vitamin C should not be dismissed.
A powerful functions of vitamin C is its role in the production of collagen, as we age, collagen breaks down and ageing starts to show. Topical application of Vitamin C is a powerful ageing serum and essential for skin health.
Vitamin C can also work on pigmentation and sun spots as a powerful antioxidant, shown to reduce the number of damaged cells as well as reverse age-related damage to skin. While it’s not a replacement for sunscreen, vitamin C protects against and may repair UV damage like discolouration and fine lines.
Vitamin C can be used neat on to sun damaged or aged skins, it will work as a prevention to ageing and is ideal to use in a serum or a cream to prevent the signs of ageing.