Antioxidants are necessary nutrients our bodies need to function and remain healthy. Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant and has several important functions, including protecting cells to keep them healthy, helping maintain healthy blood vessels, bones and cartilage and assisting with wound healing. With its powerful antioxidant properties, Vitamin C plays a vital role in neutralising free radicals, that are responsible for damaging cells. Antioxidant-rich foods helps us fight off free radical damage and using topical antioxidants helps our skin offset daily aggressors like UV and air pollution that increase free radical activity.
Vitamin C is one of the most valued active ingredients in dermatology and has multiple benefits on the skin.
Vitamin C helps slow down the ageing process by preventing free radical damage. Additionally, Vitamin C aids the skin’s natural regeneration process to help repair damaged skin cells, even skin tone and stimulate Collagen 1 synthesis for healthy glowing skin.