The Importance of Vitamin C
Vitamin C is one of the safest most effective nutrients the body can obtain. Although its benefits range from protection against immune system deficiencies to eye diseases and skin wrinkling. We are going to focus on the skin. The antioxidant properties of Vitamin C and its role in collagen synthesis causes Vitamin C to be an important vitamin for skin health. Vitamin C with topical application limits damage induced by ultraviolet light exposure, reduces wrinkling in the skin and also helps from the development of skin tumors. Vitamin C is also helpful in wound healing, whenever we hurt ourselves and a wound forms Vitamin C decreases in that area, Therefore the application helps with collagen synthesis and repairing your bodies Vitamin C levels from topical application as well. Dry skin, if you don't supplement on the inside it shows on the outside. Higher Vitamin C levels decreases dry skin as well as dry patches. It is important to get your daily dose regularly in your skin care routine to maintain levels and remain healthy. Try our Vitamin C Collection for effective results.
DIY: Fruits and vegetables that are high in Vitamin C in order of potency are Guava, Black Currant, Kiwi's, Green Peppers, Oranges, Strawberries & Papaya.
At Home Vitamin C Mask:
- Take 1 teaspoon of raw honey or organic pure honey
- 1/2 teaspoon of organic brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon of fresh Guava juice
- 1 drop of lavender essential oil