Vitamin C has a long history that spans decades. From being used to prevent scurvy in sailors, to being used to ward off colds and other sicknesses, vitamin C has proven itself to be a powerhouse for ensuring the body’s health and welfare. It is one vitamin we are not capable of creating ourselves. It’s not just beneficial when taken internally, however. Within the past few years, vitamin C has become a popular ingredient and staple in many women’s skin care routines and it has recently made its way into the spotlight for being a truly effective ingredient for many skin issues.
Vitamin C is a vital nutrient that has been shown to aid in tissue repair and regeneration, and it has also garnered the reputation of being a potent antioxidant. It is frequently used in serums, facial cleansers, creams, and more. Many skin-care brands, knowing the benefits, have formulated products containing the hardy ingredient so there are a lot of choices to choose from. But what should you look for when searching for the right product? What makes a good vitamin C serum? And which form of the substance is the best? It can be a bit confusing but don’t worry. We at Sweeter Juice Beauty will be happy to give you the 411 on vitamin C so sit tight and read on.
So…what is vitamin C good for?
Collagen production: Vitamin C helps to stimulate collagen synthesis in the skin. Since vitamin C has acidic properties, it triggers the skin into healing itself and creating new collagen and tissue when it’s applied. Sort of like how muscles get microtears and build themselves back stronger when you exercise. This results in firmer, plumper skin when the new tissue rises to the surface.
Hyperpigmentation: Vitamin C is a melanin inhibitor, which means it proactively helps to lower the body’s production of it. This is extremely useful when you have hyperpigmentation, dark spots, or general discoloration of the skin. Hyperpigmentation usually occurs due to an excess of melanin, which can be triggered by acne scars, injury, or heat even. Using vitamin C can help to greatly reduce the formation of such spots.
Protects against environmental skin stressors: Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant. It guards against oxidation and free radicals, which the skin can accumulate over the course of time. These free radicals can contribute to aging, wrinkles, and other forms of deterioration skin wise. Vitamin C forms a barrier against these stressors to ensure that your skin isn’t harmed.
We wanted to ensure that you guys reap the benefits of this powerful ingredient so out came Juice-C! And it performs true to its name. It will brighten dark spots, improve skin texture, and reduce signs of aging. Juice-C Vitamin C + Organic Berries Serum is safe for all skin types and is great for fortifying the skin barrier and allowing the skin to retain moisture.
Juice-C also contains a powerful blend of fruit extracts such as organic cranberry, red raspberry, and blueberry. These extracts also contain their own Vitamin C and also aid in promoting supple, plump skin, reducing wrinkles, and improving skin elasticity.
Juice-C is also safe for all skin types including those of you with sensitive skin and is lightweight. It is formulated to be non-comedogenic and for acne sufferers, it can reduce the appearance of acne scars and help to exfoliate the skin.
We suggest that you use Juice-C in the morning to reap the antioxidant benefits and to give your sunscreen a boost for added skin protection from free radicals and environmental stressors. A lot of Vitamin C serums have a liquid consistency, which can increase the potency (and sensitivity) for some people. So we opted for a creamy formula to reduce irritation and to ensure a smooth application. Juice-C should be applied after cleansing and toning but before your moisturizer. Even though Juice-C is technically a serum, it’s creamy, hydrating consistency makes it a great moisturizer on its own as well!
You may have noticed that we’ve had a design change in the packaging for Juice-C recently as well! We wanted to make sure you all were able to get every single last drop of this product and also extend the potency of it. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a bit unstable, ESPECIALLY when it is exposed to air. This new pump will ensure the freshness of this creamy concoction so you can continue to achieve smooth looking skin.
Juice-C is one of our best selling products so make sure to snag yourself a bottle of this glow inducing elixir and your skin will thank you for it!