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How To Use Vitamin C Serum

August 23, 2016

By now most people are at least familiar with some of the benefits of Vitamin C, but many still only rely on taking the well-known by mouth and few people know about its topical benefits. Vitamin C is very good for skin health, and when it’s applied properly it can really improve the look and quality of your skin. Not only do many companies believe that Vitamin C serum has anti-aging benefits, but it’s been proven to help with moisturizing skin and it also brightens up your complexion. If you take the time to learn how to use Vitamin C serum you can make the most of its benefits. 

Vitamin C Facial Serum

The Major Benefits of Vitamin C Serum

If you use Vitamin C serum regularly, it’s possible that it can help you avoid the breakdown of collagen and even slow down the creation of wrinkles, but that’s not the only benefit that you’ll enjoy from the substance. It can also help brighten your complexion and improve your skin’s ability to absorb moisture.

Using the Serum

To make use of the Vitamin C facial serum you simply wash your face with your favorite cleanser, and then add a small amount of the serum to your fingertips once finished. After your face is good and clean you simply rub the serum into any problem areas that you have on your face to deliver the benefits of the solution. Once it’s been applied to your face you can then apply your favorite moisturizer over top of it and seal in those beneficial vitamins for your skin to make use of.

When to Apply Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C is an important part of the skin care regimen and should be used daily to create youthful, vibrant, healthy looking skin. Vitamin C helps to build and strengthen collagen, which gets its stability from vitamin C. How you store and use vitamin C serum can make a big difference in its effectiveness and how much use you can get out of the product.

Vitamin C serum should be applied before a moisturizer and it’s important to realize that they are two different things. Serums penetrate the skin’s layers and target deep into skin tissue. Moisturizers are only absorbed by the skin’s surface layers and are thicker than serums. When the serum is applied before the moisturizer, it can seep deeper into the layers of the skin while the moisturizer focuses on the surface. When vitamin C serums get deeper into skin tissue, they provide better anti-aging and protective benefits.

 Vitamin C Serum Directions

This product should never be used in place of sunscreen, although it does protect against sun damage, but from the inside out. Use your serum in combination with a daily sunscreen. Your regimen should go in this order:

  • Serum
  • Moisturizer
  • Sunscreen

As it works from inside the skin, vitamin C strengthens the skin barrier and thickens the skin’s dermis layers and may even reduce skin discoloration.

Most experts recommend using a serum in the morning because it protects and strengthens the skin throughout the day, although antioxidants build up in the skin no matter when they are applied. If you apply in the morning, the serum protects from daytime damage, but at night it can also fight damage the skin has dealt with during the day.

Now that you know how to use Vitamin C serum, you can make the most of its benefits. When it’s in your home, you should use it regularly to improve the quality of your skin and maybe even to reduce the onset of aging. Consider adding vitamin C serum to your anti-again skin care product line and your daily use routine. Vitamin C serum is affordable and a little bit goes a long way toward improving your overall skin health.

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