Vitamin C goes far beyond your glass of orange juice in the morning.
Citrus is the most well-known source of vitamin C, but did you know that in addition to consuming it, vitamin C also has a wealth of positive effects on your skin if it’s applied topically?
What’s the Rundown on Vitamin C?
You probably know that your body needs the C, but what does it do for you?
Honestly, it’s a bit of a powerhouse vitamin just because of how many things it does all on its own. A few of its uses within the body are:
- Production of collagen
- Managing infections
- Assisting in the healing of wounds
- Hormonal regulation
- Elimination of free radicals
All of these are important benefits of getting your daily recommended amount of vitamin C. It’s the last point that we’re most interested in from a skincare perspective, though!
What are Free Radicals and Why Should I Care?
Free radicals are a naturally occurring molecule within your body.
If they’re natural then why should you be worried about it? Not everything that’s naturally produced in your body is necessarily good for you in large doses.
Free radicals are essentially unstable molecules that are unstable because they’re missing an electron.
If it’s been a while since you’ve refreshed your chemistry knowledge, all molecules want to be balanced. So, if they’re missing an electron, they have a positive charge that they want to get rid of.
By going throughout your body and trying to find an electron, they can wreak havoc on your body by binding to any other molecules or atoms that they can find. This can cause dark spots and wrinkles to form.
What Vitamin C Does to Help
Vitamin C is a super powerful antioxidant!
When free radicals cause dark spots, it’s from the same process that makes apple slices or a cut avocado go brown when you leave them out: free radicals oxidize your skin.
By incorporating a powerful antioxidant like vitamin C into both your diet and your skincare routine, you’re gaining protection on two fronts.
This is why Fièra uses both Caribbean Orange Oil and vitamin C in its Citrus Stem C Serum. They’re two incredibly powerful antioxidants that work to combat signs of aging in your skin and restore a youthful glow.
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