Vitamin C Skincare

Vitamin C is your go to skincare ingredient for glowing skin! If your skin is feeling fatigued and dull, vitamin c skincare can be your saviour. Vitamin C is an antioxidant skincare ingredient that has many benefits for the skin. It can help with radiance, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, dehydration, redness and skin ageing concerns. Find the best vitamin c serum, moisturiser or treatment from our range of french pharmacy and premium skincare favourites.

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All you need to know about Vitamin C

What does Vitamin C do for the skin?

Vitamin C is a star ingredient in skincare products. It can help with a wide range of skin concerns, achieving radiant skin is one of its most popular benefits. Other key benefits of Vitamin C serums and moisturisers are that they improve your skin's resistance to UV exposure protection the skin from ageing and hyperpigmentation, improve the skin’s texture and tone, brighten the skin, heal and reduce inflammation, improve skin hydration, and promote collagen production. Vitamin C is safe to use on most skin types, but it is recommended you do research on the best type of Vitamin C skincare product that would suit your skin concerns the best.

How long does it take Vitamin C to work on the skin?

Vitamin C serums and moisturisers won’t give you instant results. When used consistently, you will begin to notice a difference in the look and feel or your skin typically within 2-4 weeks. One of the first signs that indicate  your Vitamin C skincare is taking effect is brighter and more radiant skin. With time, you can also expect to see dark spots and hyperpigmentation fading, leaving you with a more even skin tone.

What can you not mix with Vitamin C?

Vitamin C is an acid (sometimes known as ascorbic acid) and a powerful antioxidant. Mixing it with AHA’s and BHA’s such as Glycolic Acid and Salicylic Acid will significantly imbalance the pH levels of the products and  reduce the power of your Vitamin C skincare. Their chemical exfoliation action mixed with the power of Vitamin C can also irritate the skin. If you want to use chemical exfoliants it is best to use Vitamin C in the morning and chemical exfoliants in the evening.

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