Why Use Vitamin C?
Vitamin C serums have long been one of the key steps in beauty routines. Thanks to their antioxidant rich, free-radical fighting properties they are a staple in many skincare routines around the world.
Benefits Of Vitamin C Serums
Serums containing Vitamin C may help to:
1. Increase moisture retention and hydration;
2. Improve active breakouts;
3. Assist damaged skin;
4. Fight free radicals;
5. Brighten dull skin;
6. Target pigmentation and dark spots;
7. Assist with sun damage and acne scarring; and
8. Boost collagen production.
How Should I Use Vitamin C?
When starting out, introduce Vitamin C to your routine slowly. Start off with twice a week maximum and build up to more regular use.
If you use retinols at night, use your Vitamin C serum in the morning to avoid interaction.
When using skincare acids (eg. AHAs, BHAs) or if have dry or sensitive skin, consider using Vitamin C at a different time of the day.
For optimal use, store Vitamin C serums that contain L-Ascorbic Acid or Ascorbic Acid in the fridge to delay oxidisation. Remember that serums containing pure Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) begin oxidising after 3 months, reducing their effectiveness.
Our favourite Vitamin C Serums
For a serum suitable for all skin types and ages, Tosowoong’s Spot Whitening Vita Clinic Ampoule Serum is a great way to introduce Vitamin C into your routine. This serum combines Vitamin C from multiple sources, with anti-aging peptides, antioxidants and more, making it ideal for minimising the effects of damage on the skin.
APLB’s Vitamin C Ampoule Serum is also perfect for more sensitive skin. It is made with pure L-Ascorbic Acid and brightening niacinamide and sea buckthorn to help to create a more vibrant complexion free from unevenness.
If you’ve got stubborn pigmentation and dark spots, Purito’s Pure Vitamin C Serum is a game changer! Combining 5% pure Vitamin C with Hyaluronic Acid and Adenosine, this cruelty-free serum promotes even skin tone. It also protects your skin from environmental damage.
For a fragrance-free option, SOME BY MI’s Galactomyces Pure Vitamin C Glow Serumis one to consider. It helps exfoliate dull and even skin tone and firm up skin for long-lasting lustre. Not only does this product improve skin texture, it can reduce dryness and flaking by up to 85.94% after use.
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