Why use a Vitamin C Serum?
Well if you would like to look like an 18 year old while in your 40s, then you will want to use a Vitamin C Serum. There are many reasons our faces take on an aged and weathered appearance. It ranges from sun damage, diet, stress levels and age. A few years ago our Anti-Ageing options ranged from placebos to evasive and costly cosmetics surgery. Now you are able to reverse winkles, reverse eye bags, and reverse facial blemishes, all by using a natural Vitamin C Serum product. Currently Vitamin C Serums cost any where between £10.00 to £20.00.
(Example of a Vitamin C Serum product from AgeMeRight)
What is vitamin c serum made of?
Vitamin C Serums will include many natural ingredients but the two primary ingredients in a Vitamin C serums are Vitamin C and Hyaluronic acid.
The Vitamin C in Vitamin C serums comes in the form of Ascorbic Acid. Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant, protecting the skin from free radicals and sun damage. Vitamin C helps to increase healthy collagen production reducing inflammation, wrinkles and scaring.
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a gel like liquid that holds one thousand times it’s own weight in water and moisture. Hyaluronic Acid is also in our bodies, it forms part of the cushion for our joints. Hyaluronic Acid is also found in our hair and part of the liquid in our eyes. When you think of skin moisture think of Hyaluronic Acid. When Hyaluronic Acid is applied to the skin, it acts as an amazing source of moisture, hydrating, toning, firming, plumping and revitalising the skin.
What is Vitamin C Serum used for?
Here are some of the uses of Vitamin C Serums:
Vitamin C Serum is used to reverse the signs of ageing.
Vitamin C serum is used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Vitamin C Serum protects against sun damage.
Vitamin C Serum is a powerful antioxidant.
Vitamin C Serum protects from free radicals.
Vitamin C Serum can reduce the appreance of scars and blemishes.
How to use Vitamin C serums?
Vitamin C Serums should only ever be used on washed clean skin. You want to apply your Vitamin C Serum in the morning prior to applying makeup or moisturiser. Vitamin C serum can also be used as a primer:
Vitamin C serum usage 1:
Apply a few Vitamin C Serum drops directly on to your face and rub the drops in, gently across the face while avoiding the insides of your eyes.
Vitamin c serum usage 2
Apply a few Vitamin C Serum drops on to the inside of your palms. Rub your palms together then rub your palms across your face. Again avoiding the insides of your eyes.
How to store vitamin C serums?
To store and prolong the life of your Vitamin C serum, first make note of the expiry date of the Vitamin C Serum. The shelf life of your Vitamin C Serum will vary some expire in 6 months, while other expire in 24 months. Do not use the Vitamin C Serum past the expiry date. Store the Vitamin C Serum in a cool dark place away from direct sunlight.
Where to buy vitamin serums?
You can buy vitamin serum from all major skin care stores. Almost every skin care brand out there now has an Anti-Ageing range. We find the best Vitamin C products are available on Amazon, eBay and Etsy. These products have better ingredients and are usually made using only natural ingredients. This is why they have a shorter expiry date in comparison to the store brands, who use nasty chemicals to prolong the shelf life of their Vitamin C serum. An example of an excellent Vitamin C Serum is AgeMeRight Vitamin C Facial Serum, which you can purchase here