If you know your skin alphabet, you already know that Vitamin C packs some serious superpowers, and we’re not just talking supplements. From antioxidant and anti-ageing properties to radiance and clarity, L-ascorbic Acid is a powerhouse ingredient for all manner of skin concerns. Here, we’ve compiled our favorite Vitamin-C-infused picks to bring more power to your skin.
Our lifestyle and environment calls for 360-degree protection, a serum that truly does it all. Our best candidate? St Botanica’s Hyaluronic Acid + Vitamin C, E Facial Serum
. The star formula offers antioxidants and intense hydration, fills out fine lines and protects your skin from free radicals and sun damage, imbibing all-round resilience and radiance. What more can a girl ask for?
Who needs regular water when you have Vitamin-C-fortified water? Tvakh’s 5% Vitamin C Glow Booster Exfoliating Water
is a unique formulation of organically farmed ingredients that targets all your skin woes – from an uneven skin tone, acne and open pores to photo-damage, blemishes and dullness. Vit C joins forces with Tea Tree Oil and Glycolic Acid to give your skin the thorough but gentle cleansing it needs. PS: It’s cruelty-free!
Within your skin are layers and layers of pollutants, daily stressors and debris that beg release. A deep-dive once in a while is never a bad idea, and our favorite dive-buddy is Tjori’s Vitamin C Rich Apricot Scrub
. Chemical- and cruelty-free, the exfoliating scrub gets reaches the skin’s deepest recesses, removing dirt and dullness to restore the youthful, glowing skin you know and love.
Ever heard the adage, ‘a little Vitamin C a day keeps the dullness away’? Well, it’s true, and there’s no better daily dose than The Body Shop’s Vitamin C Glow-Revealing Liquid Peel
. The transforming gel-to-peel technology traps and gently peels off impurities and dead skin cells to unveil healthy-looking skin. You won’t need that selfie light on your phone anymore.
If your skin’s already starting to give away your age or bad habits, you’re going to need a little something to silence it real quick. How about an all-rounder serum comprising power-players like Green Tea and Vitamin C? It’s Skin Power’s 10 Formula VC Effector
attacks stubborn scars and dark spots, clarifies your complexion and keeps it looking plump and worry-free. Even better, they use natural ingredients and alcohol-free formulas.
Want a little extra pep for your pores, minus an elaborate skincare ritual? For those of us whose schedules strip our skin of its radiance and leave little time for recovery, Innisfree’s Vita C Skin Clinic Mask
comes right to the rescue. Backed by K-beauty’s legendary Jeju formulations, the sheet mask comes soaked with vitamin C derivatives that whiten, brighten and clear dull skin, giving it the quick pick-me-up it needs.
If you’re looking for powerful activated ingredients and a sure-shot formula, look no further than Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Eye-Brightening Concentrate
, a miracle potion for those whose eyes are constantly give away their sleepless nights. Infused with high concentrations of L-Ascorbic Acid, Bitter Orange and Haloxyl, the serum wastes no time repairing and brightening tired peepers, banishing dark circles, wrinkles and fine lines.
Want beautiful, bright skin without the horrors of having to bleach? Aroma Magic’s Vitamin C Skin Lightening Gel
, is a gentle formula that does that and more. Packed with an exhaustive blend of ingredients - pure Vitamin C, Grape, Cherry, Licorice, Neroli and Saffron – clears pigmentation and blemishes and keeps your skin youthful, radiant and supple. Inbuilt SPF 30 means you’re safe from the sun, too.