Vitamin C has long been known for its beneficial properties and is widely used in pharmaceuticals and the beauty industry. It is an active component of many vitamin creams and other facial remedies. Why did he gain such popularity?
WHAT IS THE USE OF VITAMIN C?
Of course, we have long known that vitamin C (or ascorbic acid) is an important ally of the immune system, a protector of the body in case of ill-health and seasonal ailments. However, this is not all its advantages!
Vitamin C is:
- a powerful antioxidant that helps protect the body’s cells from the harmful effects of free radicals;
- a healing agent that contributes to the rapid disappearance of small wounds and abrasions;
- a tonic that helps maintain the strength of the walls of blood vessels, their healthy tone, and elasticity;
- activator of other vitamins – in particular, A, E, and Group B.
WHY IS VITAMIN C NEEDED IN COSMETICS?
Buti specialists love vitamin C no less – because it performs several important functions to help maintain good skin conditions. What can be useful cream with vitamin C?
- He struggles with age-related features: irregularities and thickening of the skin, pigment spots, flabbiness.
- It stimulates collagen production, maintaining skin elasticity and elasticity.
- It helps to achieve a lightening and natural glow of the skin coming from within.
- Tones and strengthens the network of blood vessels in all layers of the skin, which gives it a fresh look and a healthy color.
INDICATIONS FOR USE
It is important to understand that the body “disassembles” the incoming to it with food or other sources of vitamin C unevenly. First, important organs and systems receive their portion, and then the skin. Therefore, to maintain its youth and elasticity, active control of the signs of aging is very important to provide an additional intake of vitamin C – in the form of moisturizers for the face and other means.
Here is a small checklist on which you can check whether you need to use beauty products with vitamin C:
- Skin is exposed to an aggressive environment every day (bright sun, poor ecology, dry office air, temperature changes, etc.)
- The skin is prone to inflammatory reactions, acutely reacts to poor nutrition, bad habits, hormonal bursts.
- There are fine wrinkles, pigment spots, flabby areas, and other imperfections.
- The skin looks dry, dull, and lifeless, ruthlessly gives out all the signs of age …
RATING OF REMEDIES FOR PEOPLE WITH VITAMIN C
The need for skin for vitamin C can be filled with moisturizing, nourishing, anti-aging creams, and other high-content products. It is most convenient to consider their formats, composition, and features of application on the example of cosmetics VICHY – a recognized expert in the struggle for the skin’s youth.
LIFTACTIV’S YOUTH SKIN ANTI-OXIDANT
LiftActiv’s antioxidant skin concentrate is a “first aid” for dry and tired facial skin. It contains vitamins C and E, low-molecular hyaluronic acid, antioxidant neogesperidine, and other components designed to return the skin freshness, softness, elasticity, and even tone. After the recommended ten-day course of concentrate, the skin will be taut and rested, fine wrinkles will begin to smooth.
DAY CREAM WITH VITAMIN C
A well-chosen day cream, such as LiftActiv Collagen Specialist, will help you resist skin aging. It contains vitamin C combined with peptides, special molecules that can stimulate the natural production of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. They work perfectly in synergy with each other, providing a global rejuvenating and tightening effect.
Regular use of nutrient cream with vitamin C helps reduce the number of wrinkles, achieve a healthy tone and deep hydration of the skin and even adjust the oval of the face. So LiftActiv Collagen Specialist is a proven lifting effect and combating the signs of aging in one medium.
NIGHT CREAM WITH VITAMIN C
Night cream anti-wrinkle care and skin elasticity LiftActiv Supreme is a great way to fight age-related skin changes… actually doing nothing. While you sleep, the oils (care and apricot) strenuously nourish and moisturize the skin, and the rent contributing to the natural production of collagen and elastin.
The special HEPES complex speeds up metabolic processes, promotes skin smoothing, and vitamin C aligns the face tone, reduces pigmentation, and protects the skin from aging. The cream has a global lifting effect and helps the skin to maintain youth and freshness for a long time.
AMPOULES WITH VITAMIN C
Among vitamin C pharmacies, many users particularly highlight LiftActiv Specialist Peptide-C and LiftActiv Specialist Glyco-C from VICHY. These are concentrated anti-aging serums for the skin of the face and neck that contain vitamin C and other proven anti-age ingredients.
LiftActiv Specialist Peptide-C contains a special biopeptide complex that stimulates collagen production and helps strengthen skin protective barriers, and vitamin C, which helps peptides make the most of their rejuvenating potential. Well, hyaluronic acid of two types is responsible for deep hydration.
LiftActiv Specialist Glyco-C is a serum based on glycolic acid and biopeptides that promote deep hydration and overall skin rejuvenation. 10% complex of glycolic and citric acids helps to cope with pigment spots, helps to cleanse and renew the skin. Vitamin C in vials stimulates collagen synthesis and helps protect the skin from free radicals, and returns the skin to radiance.
HOW TO USE FACIAL REMEDIES WITH VITAMIN C
Creams high in vitamin C
Remember that day cream can be used after applying cleansing and care products (for example, after serum or concentrate). Night cream, which is enhanced, is better applied to the prepared skin before bedtime – as the final stage of care./p>
In addition, when using daily creams containing a high concentration of vitamin C, it is important to supplement the SPF protection products before reaching the sun. In principle, this rule applies to all beauty products containing vitamin C – especially in combination with acids and peptides.
Serums and concentrates
Using VICHY’s antioxidant concentrate is very simple: warm 4-5 drops of the remedy in your hands and then gently apply it to the clean and dry skin of the face. After that, you can use a day cream before going outside – a remedy with SPF protection, not less than 15.
Serums with vitamin C and acids, and peptides are usually used in courses. They are applied to the face and neck skin, avoiding the area around the eyes, and gently massage areas with wrinkles and fine folds.
Both serums must be two different courses, and the recommended time of use of vials is different. VICHY experts advise using Peptide-C ampoules for 30 days, applying them twice a day (and do not forget SPF protection!). Glyco ampoules are a 60-day course and are used in the evening.
CONTRADICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS
The best creams with vitamin C (regardless of their name) are usually suitable for all skin types – including sensitive and prone to allergic reactions. However, when using a new remedy for you, it is better to pre-check it, applying a small amount on the skin on the inner bend of the elbow or wrist and assessing the reaction.
If there is no individual reaction – you can safely entrust the chosen remedy to protect the youth and beauty of your skin from age-related changes, the appearance of pigmentation, and other unpleasant signs of age!