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Worried about skin ageing? This vitamin will help you preserve your youthfulness

From fighting pigmentation to inflammation and uneven skin tone, this vitamin is considered to be the ‘superhero’ in the world of anti-ageing products.

fitness Updated: Jan 21, 2018 10:23 IST
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Vitamin C is also hailed to protect your skin from UV damage and environmental aggressors. (Shutterstock)

Turns out, Vitamin C is much more than a go-to cold and flu warding ingredient. Along with a boost for your health, it works wonders on your skin. A new buzzword among beauty buffs, Vitamin C is the newly identified superhero in the world of anti-ageing, anti-pigmentation, and skin toning products.

According to The Independent, Vitamin C has emerged as a cult ingredient, in league with retinol and ceramides. It penetrates your skin and helps fight radical damage caused by the environment. Vitamin C has also been noted to fight off pigmentation, inflammation, and uneven skin tone. Its particles are also known to repair lacklustre skin.

Vitamin C is also known to boost collagen, a hailed anti-ageing skincare ingredient. It is known to make skin firmer and more luminous. There are several types of Vitamin C which can be used in your skincare routine, namely — Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Retinyl Ascorbate, L-Ascorbic Acid, and Ascorbyl Palmitate.

However, L-Ascorbic is considered to be the most favourable one, depending on the scientific research. The right concentration which is 3 to % has proven to be most effective. Vitamin C is also hailed to protect your skin from UV damage and environmental aggressors. It can be used before you leave the house as a morning routine or in the night before going to bed as a bedtime routine.

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First Published: Jan 21, 2018 10:21 IST