Vitamin C is mostly found in cosmetics in the form of various vitamin C derivatives because it is a difficult-to-handle, light- and heat-sensitive active ingredient in its original form (ascorbic acid). However, its derivatives are extremely effective and also make it much more convenient to use, so you will only find products in the store that have sodium-ascorbyl-phosphate (SAP) or magnesium-ascorbyl-phosphate (MAP) in their ingredient list. It is one of the most researched active ingredients, proving many times how it has a beneficial effect on the functioning of our skin.
In what cases can you use vitamin C-containing cosmetics?
It has an anti-aging effect as vitamin C is one of the best-known antioxidants, meaning it protects against the environmental harms that shorten the life of our cells.
For flabby skin, wrinkles, it supports the production of collagen in the skin, the collagen fibers are responsible for the firmness and firmness of the skin.
Against acne, because it has an anti-inflammatory effect, it can prevent the growth of acne-causing bacteria.
In the case of rosacea, due to the strengthening and anti-inflammatory effect of the vessel wall, it prevents the development of redness by strengthening the vessel walls under the skin.
Against pigment spots, vitamin C has stain-preventing, stain-preventing properties.
For the treatment of wounds and scars, thanks to the wound healing effect of vitamin C, which can prevent tissue damage.
Whether it’s a tonic, facial cleansing foam, various face creams, or facial wraps, vitamin C can help any age and skin type.