L-Ascorbic Acid and Skin Care


L-ascorbic acid, is a cofactor for collagen synthesis and is naturally found in vegetables, fruits,¬† and tea. Topical vitamin C must be in the form of L-ascorbic acid to be beneficial to the skin. Topical application of vitamin C performs 3 main function in skin metabolism. 1) Vitamin C plays an substantial role in the […]

Vitamin C Benefits for Skin

Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid or Vitamin C is a important component of collagen and elastin synthesis in bodies. Elastin and collagen are proteins that make up skin, muscles and other connective tissue. Ascorbic acid brightens skin, encourages collagen production, and develops elasticity. Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant. Antioxidants block some of the damage caused by free […]