Here’s one expert’s viewpoint …
One of Vitamin C’s biggest benefits is for reducing scars, spots and other hyperpigmentation, says dermatologist Melanie Palm . “Vitamin C is a well-known brightening agent, as it interferes with abnormal pigmentation through tyrosinase inhibition of the melanin pigment pathway.”
But what does that really mean to you? “It is used topically to fade brown spots without altering normal skin pigmentation,” Palm explains.
Vitamin C’s skin-loving mojo doesn’t end there!
Research shows that Vitamin C jumpstarts production of collagen and elastin, proteins that are essential for keeping your skin firm and wrinkle-free. Plus, we give it lots of bonus points for its age repairing, wrinkle-preventing benefits, thanks to its antioxidant might!
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