Vitamin C in Skincare
For a lot of men who want to be more educated about skincare, looking into what Vitamin C does is a great place to start.
It’s one of the key ingredients in our product line because of its unique and wide array of benefits.
How are antioxidants good for skin
When you’re trying to figure out what will make you look younger -- think antioxidants. Antioxidants help repair damaged skin from inflammation, make your skin glow, help with wrinkles and fine lines, among a variety of other benefits.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant known for stimulating the production of collagen. Collagen is the foundation of what your skin, muscles and ligaments are made of.
It helps your skin look young, less saggy and a good amount of collagen will make your face not look gaunt and hollow, but look youthful smooth and plump.
What ailments of the skin is vitamin C good for?
Vitamin C is a powerful ingredient in skincare products and serves a variety of purposes. Here’s a list of skin problems that it can help address:
Dealing with Hyper-pigmentation and Dark Spots
Vitamin C is known for its ability to brighten the skin and help with dark spots, the science behind it being that it slows down the production of melanin.
So if you are suffering from an uneven skin tone with dark spots, inhibiting the production of melanin with vitamin c can help brighten the dark spots in your skin. An amazing product to help reverse the damage caused by the sun or dark spots is our bright 20% vitamin C serum.
Helping deal with bags under the eyes
Nothing makes someone look older, tired and stressed like bags under the eyes. Bags under the eyes are darker toned, where the skin is loose and puffy. Vitamin C’s ability to brighten the skin targets the darkness associated with the look that screams “I’ve had a rough day”.
However, it’s the perfect ingredient to get rid of bags under the eyes because it has antioxidant properties, where it helps aid in producing collagen.
Collagen is exactly what the skin under your eyes needs to firm and not look as puffy, look into our young eye gel if you want to get rid of bags under your eyes.
Moisturizing the skin or an alternative to serums
Whether you have a naturally dry skin type or dry skin caused by the change in weather, when your skin is dehydrated you’re going to look older. To combat skin dehydration, add a vitamin c based moisturizer to your routine.
Typically when people use vitamin c serums it’s best practice to use a moisturizer after applying the serum to prevent any dehydration.
Alternatively, if you’ve wanted to get the benefits of vitamin c serums but when you tried it your skin was too sensitive, a moisturizer with vitamin c can be a good option to consider.
Gentle Cleanser and a good alternative to what men typically use like hand soap
We know men can be a bit lazy sometimes when it comes to skincare. It may not be a thought that crosses your mind that hand soap isn’t the best face wash, but there are actual complications that can occur if you do this.
Hand soap is going to strip all the moisture out of your face which can irritate your skin leaving it dry red and even flakey, instead find a face wash solution that’s actually meant for your face like a vitamin c based cleanser. The vitamin c aspect adds that extra hydration factor that regular hand soap is lacking.
Being in the know about key ingredients you want to have in your skincare products is key to having better, younger looking skin.
Vitamin C is one of those ingredients that seems something ordinary and every day, but when applied to your skin has great benefits the typical guy wouldn’t be keen on.