Orange you glad your mom made you drink your OJ as a kid? Welcome to the first part of my five-part series on vitamin C and beauty. Lately, there has been a lot of hype about vitamin C in skin care, so l decided to find out about the benefits.
Apparently, it takes 24 hours for any vitamin C that your body digests to reach your skin and not nearly enough of it makes its way there. Hence, the popularity of topical treatments. Studies show that "C" helps with firmness and overall health of your skin, plus it's a great antioxidant that helps fight environmental damages! Looks like for a great complexion, orange is all the rage.
Darphin Arovita C Line Response Lifting Serum ($125) is a deliciously scented vitamin C face serum that stimulates the skin and helps it stop the signs of aging. It improves resilience, combats lost elasticity, gives your skin a nice glowy look and it helps reduce fine line and wrinkles. Use in the evening for a more intense treatment.
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