Free Shipping in the Continental U.S.! Worldwide Shipping Available

Top 5 Benefits To Vitamin C For Dry Skin

November 28, 2016

If you suffer from flaky and itchy skin on your face, or fine lines and deep wrinkles, vitamin C for dry skin may be an ingredient that saves you money and hassles. Vitamin C is a first choice for dermatologists who deal with patients that have severely dry skin, and it’s a naturally sourced ingredient that offers many benefits, including hydration. Hydration is paramount for skin that can’t produce its own moisture for various reasons, so turn to vitamin C to hydrate without the oils and greasy ingredients other products contain.

Vitamin C E Ferulic Acid Serum

Top 5 Benefits to Vitamin C for Dry Skin

1. Extreme Moisturization without that Oily Feel

Vitamin C is found in abundance in the dermis and epidermis layers of the skin. The epidermis, especially, contains high levels of vitamin C when healthy, so using this ingredient as a supplement makes sense. Vitamin C plumps up the skin and it replenishes lost moisture, without leaving the skin feeling oily or greasy. Without Vitamin C, the epidermis starts to dry out which leads to itchy and scaly skin.

2. Great UV Protection

Dry skin is skin that’s usually severely depleted of moisture, which means it burns easier. Did you know that Vitamin C can be used not only as a moisturizer, but as a natural deterrent to harmful UV rays?  Vitamin C applied on the skin can offer a bit of sun protection by infusing moisture that acts as a natural barrier to UV rays. While vitamin C is a mild form of sun protection, it’s important to note that prolonged exposure to the sun should be coupled with a high-SPF cream or serum in addition to a vitamin C cream.

3. Increases Collagen Production

One of the many vitamin C benefits includes its ability to increase collagen production. Collagen is produced under the top layer of skin and helps skin to look plump and healthy. Skin that has inefficient collagen production becomes dry and listless, not to mention wrinkly and old. Using a vitamin C cream daily can amp up collagen levels in the skin and help repair any damage done from deficiencies, such as major wrinkles and saggy skin. If you want to look younger and want to stop your skin from looking old, Vitamin C is a must-add to your anti-aging regimen. 

4. A Super Exfoliator

If you suffer from dry skin, you probably deal with a feeling of tightness on your face. This can be due to dead skin cells at the surface of the skin that are preventing your moisturizer from properly soaking in. A good exfoliator is ideal for sloughing off dead skin. However, if you have dry skin, you don’t want to use any harsh exfoliating products that will create further damage. Vitamin C gently exfoliates the skin, leaving it softer and healthier. Not only can the effects of Vitamin C be soothing to dry skin, but the moisturizing properties of Vitamin C can help to repair the damage and get your face looking young and healthy again.

5. A Natural Solution to Healthy Skin

Dry skin is problem skin, so it should not be inundated with harsh products that can exacerbate issues. If you have dry skin and want a product that will moisturize, protect you from the sun, and give your skin a more youthful appearance, you should turn to gentle and natural products like vitamin C. There are some forms of synthetic vitamin C on the market, but these are not thought to be useful as they can cause greater damage. It’s best to go with natural and organic vitamin C creams and serums that lack some of the harmful synthetic ingredients that can cause skin to continually be dry.

Timeless Skin Care offers a great range of products with vitamin C for dry skin, as well as the best organic skin care to give you gentle results for your skin conditions over time. If you are dealing with dry skin that lacks fullness or isn’t as plump as you would like, Vitamin C is a move in the right direction to start your skin on a path of healing and smoothness. Don’t fall for marketing ploys that try to convince you that skin can be transformed overnight. Our products do offer quick results, but as with all good healing methods, results come with a bit of patience, and they should be coupled with safety.

Also in Our Blog

What are the 3 Benefits of Vitamin B5?
What are the 3 Benefits of Vitamin B5?

June 04, 2020

Mom always said to take your vitamins, and it turns out one of the best vitamins, not just for your overall health but specifically for stress, energy levels, and calm, clear skin is Vitamin B5! 

There are actually 8 types of Vitamin B, all of which are water soluble and help convert the food you eat into energy. 

Continue Reading

Can You Use Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C Together?
Can You Use Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C Together?

May 27, 2020

There are so many fun pairings in life, a chilled glass of crisp rosé with a fresh green salad, high waisted jeans with a colorful midriff top, a smoky eye with a neutral lip. But when it comes to skincare, the risk of layering or pairing the wrong ingredients together can leave lasting, skin-deep effects. Breakouts, rashes, redness and excessive peeling and flaking are just some of the pitfalls of bad pairings!  

With the growing number of concentrated, active ingredient products on the market, it’s a good idea to know which products work best together, and which to avoid. Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C are some of the most popular skincare ingredients on the market right now. But should we be using them together, and if so, how should we layer HA and Vitamin C?  

Continue Reading

Professional Facials in the Comfort of Your Own Home
Professional Facials in the Comfort of Your Own Home

May 20, 2020

We get it, you’re probably sick of the words ‘from the comfort of your own home’. After months of social distancing most of us are dying for a night out, a coffee out, a great take-out, basically anything out! We’ve tried to do so, so many things at home to keep us occupied. 

Continue Reading