Ascorbic Acid is still the most potent form of Vitamin C. It works best between a concentration of 10-20%.
It increases the skin’s own collagen production
It fades pigmentation and brown spot
If used under sunscreen it boosts its UV protection
Downside: Ascorbic acid is extremely unstable, oxidizes very easily and can irritate sensitive skin
Bottom Line: if your skin can tolerate ascorbic acid you should choose a serum with ascorbic acid in order to profit from all vitamin c benefits
beautyshelf’s favorite serum with ascorbic acid: Paula’s Choice C15 Super Booster
You want to know more about the different vitamin c types?Head over to the blog, link in bio
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