CHEAT YOUR AGE – TAKE A DECADE OFF OF YOUR FACE
It really is possible to reverse the damage to your skin which has accumulated over the years. It is as easy as applying Vitamin C to your face! Here are just a few benefits of adding a topical, Professional Strength Vitamin C to your skin.
The Secret of Vitamin C
VitaminC is critical for your body and plays an important role in maintaining healthy,resilient skin. While young skin is full of vitamin C, aging skin naturally loses this nutrient over time. Other factors like exposure to UV light, pollutants and cigarette smoke compound the decline of vitamin C, contributing to signs of aging. The good news is that you can fight back by replenishing your skin’s vitamin C levels to help to combat and even reverse time’s effect on your face.
One of the most powerful functions of vitamin C is its role in the production of collagen, a protein that gives your skin its elasticity. As we age, collagen breaks down and wrinkles begin to form. Stabilizing your skin’s levels of vitamin C can help to counteract wrinkle formation by increasing collagen production.
When it comes to treating age spots, you don’t need chemical peels and lasers – it turns out that vitamin C can give you almost the same results! Age spots are essentially sun damage, and vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, shown to reduce the number of sunburned 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 discoloration and fine lines. This is amazing news to our skin!
Your Anti-Aging Rx
Taking vitamin C through a supplement or food is extremely beneficial to your health, but to specifically target signs of aging on your face, a topical vitamin C is best. In fact, applying vitamin C to the skin can be 20 times more effective than taking it orally. Look for products that contain between 3% and 10% of vitaminC and include the active ingredient ascorbic acid or L-ascorbic acid.
Apply topical vitamin C once a day, ideally after you’ve exfoliated in the morning to utilize vitamin C’s sun-protecting properties. On rare occasions, topical vitamin C can cause some mild dryness or flaking. Counteract this side effect with a moisturizer. This topical nutrient is safe to combine with all your other skin care products and even works synergistically with other antioxidants. For a super powerful anti-aging punch, combine vitamins C and E together.
The length of time from when you start using vitamin C until you see results varies with each person. While some people see changes within days of using it, others may see a difference up to 6-8 weeks. After around 6 months, you’ll reach the maximum benefits.
Cheat your age! Drop a Decade from your face. It’s as easy as applying Vitamin C + E!