Five Reasons to Include Vitamin C in Your Skin Care Routine

We’ve been listening to you all and reading your reviews and it’s clear to us that the major skin concerns at the moment are around dullness, dark spots and pigmentation. Let us put the spotlight on Vitamin C — nature’s best skin brightener — as it’s exactly what you’ve been searching for. It can transform you skin: serums and oils rich in this ingredient can brighten dull complexions as well as target dark spots and pigmentation to ensure a more-even skin tone. Additional benefits include boosting collagen production (hello bouncier skin) and it also defends against free radical damage (hello healthier-looking skin).


Remember, not all Vitamin C products are created equal and ours feature potent doses of Vitamin C. Oh, and to note, our clever manufacturing team has been able to harness this ingredient and formulations into airless opaque packaging to ensure its efficacy. Vitamin C usually breaks down when its’ exposed to light or air. Read more about the ingredient here, its key benefits and the top three Vitamin C bestsellers are listed below for you.


The Five Key Benefits of Vitamin C


1: Brightens skin

We’re told that we should take our vitamins daily. We’re not going to comment on that, but we will say you should take Vitamin C in your skin care daily (or twice daily), no questions asked. The number one reason is to ramp up the brightness levels which really is the fastest way to reach next-level glow. By brightening dark areas, and also having anti-inflammatory properties, Vitamin C promotes a more-even skin tone.


2: Reduces Dark Spots and Pigmentation

One of the reasons why this ingredient is loved by so many is because it contains a property that inhibits your skin’s melanin production – that’s what makes those pesky dark spots pop up. It stops pigmentation in its tracks and reduces the intensity of hyperpigmentation and existing pigmentation. With regular and continued use within your skin care routine, Vitamin C can prevent dark spots appearing in the first place.


3: Boosts Collagen Production

This ingredient is highly acidic and is known to trigger collagen production and elastin which equals firmer, bouncier skin. Collagen and elastic are both naturally occurring protein fibres and help keep skin plump. So, this in turn means that Vitamin C can help reduce the signs of premature ageing.


4: Defends Against Free Radical Damage

This powerful antioxidant is a weapon against environmental stressors such as heat, humidity and pollution. It works hard to protect skin against environmental damage and premature signs of ageing caused by free radical damage from UVA/UVB rays and pollution.


5: Smooths Texture

This transformative antioxidant can also target and help clear up any bumpy patches. When applying Vitamin C — either in the form of a serum or oil — it’s important to first remove all that grime that’s accumulated on your skin over the course of the day. That way, the antioxidant will be able to better penetrate and smooth out any rough texture.



Three Vitamin C Essentials


Vitamin C Ultra Serum




Vitamin C Ultra Serum



This is you daily hit of Vitamin C in a silky-style serum. Featuring a water-based formulation at a neutral pH containing three supercharged forms of Vitamin C: Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate and Ascorbyl Glucoside. Our skin lab also boosted this product with skin-soothing ingredients such as Vitamin E, making it super-tolerable for sensitive skin types with concerns around high concentration Ascorbic Acid and Ethyl Ascorbic Acid serums. As a general rule, serums should be layered underneath your oils and moisturisers.


Vitamin C Potent Antioxidant Oil




Vitamin C Potent Antioxidant Oil



A light, non-greasy and intensely hydrating face oil containing a high 30% Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate (Vitamin C derivative) in a base of non-comodogenic plant derived emollients with added Hyaluronic Acid, Boswellia Extract and Vitamin E. Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate is efficient at absorption into the dermal fibroblasts meaning that it penetrates deep into the layers of the skin for best results. Apply 3-6 drops onto face and neck areas and massage well into skin. Follow up with your moisturiser and eye cream.


30% Vitamin C Anhydrous Humectant Serum



30% Vitamin C Anhydrous Humectant Serum


A powerful water-free formulation that never feels sticky. It contains 30% Ethyl Ascorbic Acid (a highly stable Vitamin C derivative that does not require conversion into ascorbic acid to function Super Oxide Dismutase (an antioxidant enzyme which is very effective at preventing free radicals damage), as well as Alpha Lipoic Acid (potent antioxidant). Specifically designed by our skin lab to target dark spots, pigmentation and uneven skin tone. As mentioned above, serums should be applied underneath oils and moisturisers.


Keep reading: Your Vitamin C Skincare Guide

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