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All Your Skincare Routine Needs Is Some Vitamin C!


If you pop in to your local drugstore and scour the skincare shelves, you may notice Vitamin C labelled products dominate the shelves. From serums and cleansers to moisturisers and eye creams, the citrus designed packaging can be difficult to miss. We all know vitamins are good for our bodies, but you may be wondering, what does Vitamin C actually do for our skin? Well, we’re here to give you a rundown of the essential nutrient and detail how it could benefit your complexion.

You may already be hitting your daily targets of Vitamin C within your food that you eat, from citrus fruits to strawberries, peppers and even potatoes! But the only way to guarantee that the good stuff goes straight to benefit your skin, is through using vitamin-packed skincare within your routine.

The supplement brings many advantages to skincare as it is safe for most skin types, and helps bring out the best in your complexion. Deemed as one of the best ingredients on the market to support your skin as it ages, Vitamin C is the key to achieving and maintaining that smooth, even and hydrated glow.

Acting as an anti-inflammatory agent, products created using this hero ingredient can help reduce puffiness and redness whilst soothing your skin, to create a more even skin tone – say bye bye to dark spots, redness and irritation! The mineral is also known to inhibit melanin production, working to fade dark spots and hyperpigmentation for a brighter and more youthful appearance.

You have noticed this ingredient is heavily used in products specifically made for the eyes, well this is due to Vitamin C being effective at smoothing fine lines by plumping and hydrating the under-eye area – with some also diminishing signs of discolouration around the eyes – due to its high level of collagen which can help improve skin elasticity and firmness!

The list of benefits goes on! Wondering where to go from here? Don’t worry, we know those skincare shelves can be quite overwhelming, so we’ve curated a list of some of the products championing Vitamin C. Happy shopping!


Bondi Sands Gold’n Hour Vitamin C Serum

OLE HENRIKSEN C-Rush Brightening Double Creme

Q+A Vitamin C Brightening Serum

Nip + Fab Vitamin C Fix Concentrate Extreme

The Body Shop Vitamin C Overnight Glow Revealing Mask

Lumene Nordic C Valo Glow Refresh Hydrating Mist

Inkey List Vitamin B, C and E Moisturiser

Pixi Vitamin-C Tonic

Skin Proud Brighten and Purify Bright Eye Cream

Lacura Vitamin C Brightening Daily Cleanser

Glow Recipe Guava Vitamin C + Ferulic Dark Spot Serum

Murad Essential-C Cleanser

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