Did you know that the vitamin C content is slightly higher, and the calorie count slightly lower, in strawberries than in oranges? That’s why the strawberry qualifies as a vitamin C superstar!
But of the topical treatments out there, which products are readily available to give our skin the vitamin C it needs, in a formula that penetrates the epidermal layers? We list them out.
Tammy Fender's 100% botanical Essential C Tonic is steeped with antioxidant-rich green tea and citrus extracts of bergamot, orange peel and lemon balm. The purifying and invigorating effects of this herbal infusion tone, revitalize the chi and restore the pH of the skin, as it brightens with a blast of Vitamin C. Suitable for all skin types, this tonic will give your skin life.
Dr. Dennis's sophisticated Triple C Peptide Firming oil contains three forms of vitamin C and three peptides to stimulate collagen, brighten, and hydrate. It's suited to all skin types, and complements your complexion by replacing the natural oils lost via aging. Beyond moisturizing, this multi-tasking oil works deep within the skin to rebuild collagen and replenish the skin’s moisture barrier. Dark spots are diminished and fine lines or wrinkles are ironed out, but the formula is never greasy.
I once met a man who had been using nothing but Kat Burki products for 2 years. When he told me he was 60 I gasped in disbelief. Kat Burki's Vitamin C Intensive Face Cream is lightweight but divine, offering deep nourishment to help support collagen production while brightening, smoothing and firming the skin. Strengthened with 15% Vitamin C, it calms and heals while delivering powerful benefits and protecting against free radical damage. It is a beautiful addition to any anti-aging and skin-brightening system.
We love Illamasqua's Hydra Veil Primer, a one-of-a-kind cosmetic care product that serves as part hydrator, part primer. Formulated with microalgae, vitamin C and B3, Hydra Veil creates a perfect equilibrium surface between rehydration and priming, so that your make-up never flakes or dries, but glides on and stays put.
The iconic Skinceuticals C E Ferulic is a revolutionary topical antioxidant combination. This is the multivitamin for your skin, your Strawberry juice in the morning, your skin's personal bodyguard against free radicals. C E Ferulic offers maximum anti-aging results and neutralizes and protects against the damage caused by oxidative stress.
Laidbare's From Dusk Till Dawn Vitamin C Night Serum is the perfect overnight pick me up that gets to work while you snooze away, This nighttime formula is jam-packed with skin-soothing ingredients to relieve dry and damaged skin, such as blackcurrant seed oil which is highly effective in treating dry skin, and evening primrose to diffuse stressed skin situations and reduce inflammation.
Nourish your skin with the Japanese Orange Vitamin C Repairing Day Moisturiser from Dr Botanicals. This luxurious day cream is designed to provide you with a radiant complexion that will feel fresh all day. Blended with coconut oil, the moisturizer works to regulate dry and sensitive skin, whilst neroli oil, provides nourishment for the complexion, resulting in smoother and firmer looking skin. This vitamin C superstar is Ideal for those living in city and suburban areas, as it harnesses the power of alpine rose to protect skin against environmental damage.
The KORRES Wild Rose Vitamin C Peel is a a powerful, natural two-step alternative to chemical peels. The Activating Peel Gel cleanses and opens pores so active ingredients can work deeper, drawing out impurities and peeling away dead skin cells without irritation. Healing aloe soothes and softens skin too. Step 2 involves the intensive Brightening & Revealing Peel Mask, which performs a peeling, exfoliating and resurfacing action. Discover instant radiance.
The Amazonian camu camu berry has 30 times the Vitamin C of an orange - guess oranges are becoming passé. Peter Thomas Roth's Camu Camu Power cx30 Vitamin C Brightening Moisturizer is highly concentrated with our favorite vitamin and has has superior absorption properties. Brimming with a host of effective ingredients, this moisturizer promises to brighten, smooth, firm, deeply moisturize and improve the appearance of uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles while fighting free radical attack.
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