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6 Powerful Benefits of Vitamin C for Your Skin

Vitamin C for Your Skin

Since childhood, most of us have known the power of Vitamin C for boosting the immune system. Whenever cold symptoms started appearing, your parents would load you up on orange juice or maybe the popular drink Emergen-C, right?! Well, believe it or not, Vitamin C also plays a heroic role in anti-aging, which is why it was so vital to include it in our cutting-edge sunscreen, ZINC IT OVER®.

Vitamin C actually comes in many forms including Ester-C, Magnesium Ascorbyl, and Ascorbyl Palmitate; however, the most sought-after form when it comes to skincare is Ascorbic Acid. This is because it absorbs extremely quickly and has the highest potency when applied topically. Ascorbic Acid is basically the antioxidant properties of Vitamin C which helps to prevent and repair skin problems. Below is our list of the many superpowers Vitamin C has for rescuing your skin!

  1. Collagen – Vitamin C is required for the production of collagen. Collagen is an important component in toning and firming the skin, resulting in fewer wrinkles and signs of aging.

  2. Sun Protection – Protects the skin from harmful UV rays and neutralizes free radicals.

  3. Dry Skin – Collagen also provides the structure for blood vessels which carry nutrients and oxygen to the skin. Without these important nutrients, skin becomes dry and lifeless.

  4. Healing – By aiding in skin elasticity and creating scar tissue and ligaments, Vitamin C is able to help heal wounds fast!

  5. Discoloration – Shields DNA from photochemical reactions that can result in discolorations and lightens age spots.

  6. Sunburn – Extremely effective in treating sunburns and the damage resulting from long-term exposure to UV rays.

Our sunscreen facial mist, ZINC IT OVER™ is packed with antioxidants and vitamins to keep your skin healthy, protected and looking younger! Click here to see all the ingredients we are proud to have in our unique formula.

2 Replies on 6 Powerful Benefits of Vitamin C for Your Skin

  • Ajay Ajay

    Thank you for sharing this informative article; it will really help us.

  • Thomas Clarence Thomas Clarence

    It never would have occurred to me that Vitamin C contains nutrients that can protect your skin from harmful UV rays. It seems like it would be a good idea for me to start taking more Vitamin C since I have red hair and have a higher chance of getting sunburns. Protecting my skin is essential for lowering my chances of getting skin cancer in the future.

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