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Why Vitamin C is important for your skin

Vitamin C helps to protect your skin from the effects of ageing. Vitamin C is not only necessary for collagen production and maintenance of good skin health, Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that can neutralise free radicals in the skin.

A Vitamin C serum can stimulate collagen production and reduces the signs of ageing and wrinkles. It helps to protect your skin against UV rays. 

Vitamin C is also the perfect booster for dull looking skin. It helps to boost and brighten the skin significantly. It will leave your skin looking very fresh and glowing, this of course gives a youthful looking appearance.

When looking for vitamin C serum, you must look out for products that have ascorbic or L ascorbic acid included as this is the active ingredient of Vitamin C. 

You can also eat lots of vitamin C to help your skin from the inside out too. The Vitamin C rich foods to look out for are:




Bell peppers

Dark leafy greens

Kiwi fruit



Citrus fruit



Vitamin C helps the body to form and grow. Vitamin C is needed for the growth of bones, connective tissue, blood vessels and skin.

Regular intake of vitamin C is also beneficial for protecting the immune system. It helps to combat colds and flu, helps during the treatment of cancer, combating stroke and hyper tension.

If you're not getting enough vitamin C into your body and onto your skin, then start now!! It's incredible.

I've just started adding a Vitamin C serum into my daily skincare routine and already I can see a difference in the health and glow of my skin! The serums really don't have to be expensive either!

Mine is £2.99 from semichem and it includes the active ingredient! Can't go wrong with that can you?