Four Reasons You Need to Use Vitamin C Topically:
Sun spots • Age spots • Fine lines • Acne
Vitamin C, when applied topically, safeguards the skin from free radicals that are produced when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet light or allowed to age naturally. The Dept of Dermatology at the Tulane University School of Medicine discovered and supports topical use of cosmeceuticals containing Vitamin C as an effective anti-aging antioxidant in skin care.
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) and photo-damaged skin:
According to a study conducted at the Department of Dermatology,University Hospital St Jacques in France, it was concluded that topical application of 5% vitamin C cream was an effective treatment for sun-damaged skin.The study, conducted over a six-month period, led to a clinically apparent improvement of “photo-damaged skin”, suggesting a positive inﬂuence of topical vitamin C for sun-induced skin-aging. Changes observed with the consistent use of a topical product containing 5% Vitamin C included a statistically significant improvement of hydration, wrinkles, glare and brown spots.
LaVigne Organic Skincare’s Vitamin C Serum contains Ascorbic Acid Polypeptide,PLUS Avocado, Rosehip and Vitamin E Oils for added nourishment, as well as Glycolic & Alpha Lipoic Acids — and now Tepezcohuite. It absorbs well, without the ‘sticky’feel that some Vitamin C products will leave on the skin. In addition, 5% Vitamin C, when applied topically on facial acne, produced a more significant reduction in inﬂammatory and non-inﬂammatory lesion counts than acne treatment ‘’.