Our Superfoods For Your Skin series is the ultimate guide to nourishing your skin from within. Concentrating on the key vitamins from A-Z, we’ll explore the best skin-loving foods and ingredients to help you achieve a gorgeous, glowing complexion. It’s no secret that Vitamin C is an essential part of your diet to help maintain healthy skin, bones, cartilage and cells, but why exactly is it so good for your skin? SkinStore investigates…
What Is Vitamin C?
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water soluble vitamin, meaning that it cannot be stored by the body and must be ingested every day in order to maintain good health.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant essential for keeping skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage healthy, as well as helping to protect the cells within the body, metabolize proteins and assist with wound healing.