All The Many Reasons Your Skin Will Thrive With Vitamin C

April 29, 2020 3 min read

Though a lot of skincare ingredients actively work to leave your skin looking younger and brighter, this mighty super ingredient, a.k.a Vitamin C, is everything your skin needs to thrive. It's a holy grail ingredient found in many beauty products and for good reason. The high-performing vitamin offers an abundant of benefits too good to pass up. Whether you have sensitive skin, oily skin, light skin, dark skin, or anything in between, Vitamin C can help put your best face forward by giving your complexion a boost. Still unsure whether your skincare regime needs a little help from this multi-purpose vitamin? Here are some reasons why we think you should reconsider. 

SKIN-LOVING BENEFITS

The mighty vitamin helps fight premature aging, fine lines and helps skin look and feel more youthful by boosting collagen production. While this ingredient is well-known for its skin-brightening benefits, research also shows it can shield skin from the visible impacts of environmental stressors, including free radical damage. It also can help reduce redness and inflammation by fighting redness-prone imperfections and acne scars. That's not all. The skincare superhero ingredient helps reduce sun damage by promoting healthier skin and speeding up the healing process caused by sun exposure. (Pro tip: always wear sunscreen for the ultimate protection against UV rays) Fighting oh-so-stubborn hyperpigmentation? Research shows Vitamin C helps even out complexion and texture for a smooth and even-toned finish, while preventing future brown spots from forming. Paired with hyaluronic acid, this ingredient helps boost your skin's overall hydration and locks in moisture. 

HOW TO USE VITAMIN C IN YOUR ROUTINE 

We told you, the benefits of this superhero ingredient are too good to pass up. Looking for ways to incorporate Vitamin C into your skincare routine? We've got you covered. Our Vita Active Line is evidence-based formulated with super proven ingredients that offer a problem-solving solution in a clean and plant-based way. We recommend incorporating the Vita Active Serum into your routine by applying daily after cleansing and before moisturizing. With over 10,000 Fitglow Beauty customers using this coveted serum in their skincare routine, the Vita Active Serum will help leave your skin clean, smooth and radiance. To ensure you're getting all of the skin-transforming benefits, make sure you allow the serum to fully absorb into your skin before moving on to the next step. 

 WHAT MAKES THE VITA ACTIVE SERUM UNIQUE 

Our powerful Vita Active Serum features a synergistic blend of vegan hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, niacinamide and glutathione, that helps reduce pigmentation, uneven skin and sun damage. It provides environmental protection from free radicals, improves skin health and reduces inflammation. Made with 20% pure vitamin c, this vitamin-rich serum is cleanly formulated to actively protect against free radical damage and improve overall complexion. The orange hue serum gets its color from its blend of specialized ingredients including Astaxanthin and Beta Carotene.

 

Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant with anti-ageing benefits. Reddish in pigment, it belongs to a group called “carotenoids.” Benefits include: photoprotective, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.  In other words, helps to smooth wrinkles, make skin spots smaller and maintain skin moisture.

Beta Carotene offers a hue ranging from almost neon orange to a brown orange, and is found in carrots, vegetables and leafy greens.  Also known as a power antioxidant, research shows its special formula has that when topically applied, it helps replenish skin after sun exposure and lessens the increase of oxidative stress in the skin.