any beauty counter these days, and you'll be hard pressed to find a
skincare product without vitamin C—and for good reason. This nutrient,
best known for fighting colds, also helps reverse the aging process in
skin. Getting your fix through citrus fruits or leafy green veggies is
essential for a healthy diet, but to really achieve the benefits it
brings to your skin, you need to use a topical version. L-ascorbic acid
is the only form of topical vitamin C that will penetrate deeply enough
to encourage new collagen formation.
A daily dose applied directly to the skin by way of a cream or
serum helps ward off wrinkles and fine lines, protect skin from the
harmful effects of UV rays, fade brown spots and minimize scarring.
This super supplement works by fending off free radicals, those
harmful environmental stressors caused by sun, pollution and cigarette
smoke, which attack skin and break down collagen. Here, vitamin
C-infused products that make the grade.
Bright Like the Sun
Tired, dull skin comes back to life thanks to the brightening powers of vitamin C found in Lumene Vitamin C + Radiant Drops.
Plus, nourishing oils help strengthen and protect the skin from
external and internal stressors. Use one capsule a day over a 28-day
With a 99.8 percent concentration of topical vitamin C, Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder is like a little fountain of youth in a bottle. By promoting new
collagen growth, it improves the skin's tone and texture. Just mix one
scoop of it with your favorite moisturizer in the palm of your hand and
apply to your face daily.
Bring energy-filled oxygen and vitamin C to your skin with Bliss Triple Oxygen + C Energizing Cream.
This lightweight gel-cream formula combines a high-tech blend of three
skin oxygenators to moisturize, revive and brighten skin. Twice daily,
massage onto face and neck in small circular motions for at least 30
This sounds almost good enough to eat—Yes to Carrots C Today or C You in the Morning Moisturizing Day Cream contains a smorgasbord of healthy ingredients, including pomegranate
peel extract, ginkgo biloba, organic carrot and orange juices, and 26
purifying Dead Sea minerals. Rich in vitamins C and A, pomegranate peel
protects the skin from free radicals, while ginkgo biloba extract
detoxifies and improves circulation. Softer, smoother, firmer skin
awaits. Ideal for dry to sensitive skin, it can be worn under makeup