Vitamin C – an essential nutrient required for your body. Found in fruits and some of the vegetables, it helps your body absorb iron from foods efficiently and plays a great role to keep the body healthy and function properly. Well, did you know – your skin too requires a certain dose of vitamin C every day to perform many of its functions.
✔ Vitamin C helps in the formation of collagen in your body.
✔ This collagen improves the elasticity of your skin and because of it, your skin looks young.
✔ Collagen also slows down wrinkles caused by age, reduces dryness, prevents loosening of skin etc.
✔ Every day your body makes new cells and repairs damaged cells, and to perform these functions, the body requires many essential nutrients including high dosage of vitamin C.
✔ Vitamin C helps in making new cells which in turn improves the structure of your skin.
✔ Vitamin C is an antioxidant which prevents your skin from the harmful effect of pollution, chemicals etc and helps to detoxify your body.
Today, many forms of vitamin C are available to tackle skin-related issues.
✔ Ascorbic acid, a form of Vitamin C is used in many skincare products to prevent depigmentation of the skin.
✔ Vitamin C is specially made available in the form of serums. Applying serums directly on to your skin serves to be quite effective in dealing with skin problems like ageing, uneven skin tone etc.
✔ Vitamin C is formulated into capsules and tablets which can be taken orally under the guidance of a doctor.
✔ A natural form of Vitamin C is available in varieties of fruits and vegetables which can be made as a part of your diet.
Kiwi, orange, tomatoes, lemons, guava and all other citrus fruits.
Red and green peppers, broccoli and all green leafy vegetables.
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