Ingredient Glossary

How Does Vitamin C Benefit the Skin?

benefits of vitamin C for skin

Revered for its skin-rejuvenating benefits, Vitamin C is a powerful skincare ingredient that helps to boost radiance, even tone, and keep skin looking youthful and fresh. Read on to discover the benefits of Vitamin C for skin and find the best Vitamin C skincare for you. 

What does Vitamin C do for your skin? 

Shields against environmental damage 

Environmental aggressors can cause free radical damage to the skin and speed up the signs of aging, including wrinkles, enlarged pores, and dullness. 

Thanks to its antioxidant propertiesVitamin C benefits the skin by helping to protect against environmental damage and delay visible signs of aging. 

Brightens the complexion 

Hyperpigmentation, discoloration, and dark spots can cause skin to look uneven in tone.  

Vitamin C helps to visibly brighten the skin and reduce the appearance of dark spots, lending the complexion a vibrant and healthy glow. It also workto reduce the appearance of future hyperpigmentation, while making overall skin tone appear more even. 

Reduces signs of aging 

Vitamin C helps to reduce signs of aging by supporting skin’s natural renewal process. With continued use, fine lines and wrinkles appear reduced, and skin looks plumper and feels stronger 

No7 Vitamin C skincare 

To enjoy the benefits of Vitamin C for skin, incorporate this wonder ingredient into your daily routine.  

Vitamin C face wash 

Cleanse your way to brighter skin by removing dead skin cells and daily impurities with No7 Radiance+ Daily Energizing Exfoliating Cleanser. Blending brightening Vitamin C with natural apricot seed and fruit extracts, it visibly improves skin’s tone and texture, while reducing the appearance of pores.  

Every morning or night, gently massage onto damp face and neck. Then, rinse with warm water to reveal firmer, smoother, and more radiant-looking skin.  

Best Vitamin C serum 

Reveal skin’s natural radiance with No7 Radiance+ 15% Vitamin C Serum. Formulated with 15% Vitamin C, it reduces the appearance of discoloration and dark spots, helps to even out skin’s tone and texture, and visibly transforms dull-looking skin.  

After cleansing, apply 3-4 drops onto the face and neck to instantly and dramatically brighten skin for a dewy, youthful-looking glow. 

Vitamin C eye cream for dark circles 

Energize and awaken the eye area with No7 Radiance+ Roll & Glow Eye Cream. Enriched with Vitamin Ccolor-correcting pigments and caffeine, this cream helps to reduce the look of puffiness, dark circles, and fine lines, while instantly brightening the eye area. 

Dot around the eyes and gently pat into the skin to reveal refreshed, radiant-looking eyes. 

Vitamin C moisturizer 

Treat skin to a daily burst of revitalizing hydration with No7 Radiance+ Vitamin C Daily Brightening MoisturizerA fresh, lightweight gelcream powered by Vitamin C, it helps to re-energize tired-looking skin and replenish lost moisture, lending the complexion a radiant glow. 

Smooth onto the face and neck after cleansing and applying serum for nourished, luminous-looking skin. 

Vitamin C treatment 

To support skin’s natural renewal process and reclaim a healthy glow, try No7’s Youthful Vitamin C Essence. This two-week treatment should be mixed at home to freshly activate the Vitamin C, thus ensuring it remains at its most powerful for maximum skincare benefits. With continued use, this essence helps to even tone, improve texture and reveal brighter-looking skin.  

To activate the essence, replace the cap from the Essence bottle with the Vitamin C cap, then press to dispense the Vitamin C powder. Shake well to activate. Apply to the face morning and night for two weeks. Continue to use any remaining product for up to one month after activation. 

Vitamin C eye masks 

Twice a week, brighten the eye area with No7 Radiance+ Illuminating Eye Masks. These hydrogel masks infuse the skin with a revitalizing and radiance-boosting dose of Vitamin C to help reduce the appearance of dark circles and undereye puffiness.  

Apply underneath the eyes and leave for 10-15 minutes, then remove and gently massage any remaining essence into the skin. Eyes will be left refreshed and radiant, with a brighter appearance. 

To enjoy the benefits of Vitamin C for skin, explore the No7 Vitamin C range. 

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