Vitamin C Benefits for Skin - the Importance of Anitoxidants in Your Skincare Routine

Vitamin C Benefits for Skin - the Importance of Anitoxidants in Your Skincare Routine

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Have you ever wondered why vitamin C has become such a rage in skincare? With so many brands coming up with new vitamin C skincare products, vitamin C has become among the trending skincare 'superfoods'.

Here are the top 3 vitamin C benefits for skin:
  • Vitamin C is an antioxidant
  • Antioxidants counteract & reduce the production of free radicals that create oxidative stress, which damages healthy skin cells. Thus, antioxidants protect yoru skin against this damage, which results in lesser fine lines & wrinkles, reduced pigmentation & dark spots, and visibly radiant & glowing skin. 
    Antioxidants aid in skin repair and help correct visible skin damage. They also increase skin cell turnover. Some antioxidants, such as vitmin C, have also been found to boost collagen production.
  • Boosts collagen production
  • Collagen levels in skin tend to deplete as we grow older, which results in skin laxity or sagging skin. This gives rise to lines & wrinkles as the overall skin structure gets damaged. Vitamin C has been known to boost collagen production in skin, thus making improving its texture. With the regular use of vitamin C, skin becomes visibly firmer, tighter & younger looking.
  • Evens out skin tone
  • The antioxidant properties of vitamin C lighten dark spots, pigmentation patches, and discoloration. They also reverse sun damage. With regular use of vitamin C, skin becomes visibly flawless and noticibly more radiant & bright with time.

Which is the best and most potent form of vitamin C for skin?

3-O ethyl ascorbic acid is a pure vitamin C derevative. It provides all the benefits of vitamin C for skin, such as anti-aging, i.e., fewer wrinkles, skin firming, reducing fine lines, as well as reduces hyperpigmentation and evens out skin tone. It reverses environmental damage. This is why it is among the main ingredients of the Jaivique Hydrating Face Gel.

Here are some other ingredients present in Jaivique products due to their antioxidant properties:

Ginger Root Extract:
A highly potent anti-inflammatory & antioxidant, ginger works well when added to toners, face & body scrubs, face masks, shower gels & other products.

Some of the key benefits of this ingredient are:

  • It lightens scars
  • It reduces lines & wrinkles
  • It fights acne & pimples due to the presence of the phytochemical gingerol
  • It reduces the appearance of cellulite
  • Counter free-radical damage to skin by reducing oxidative stress

Ginger root extract is in the Jaivique Serene Shower Gel, Tranquil Toner & Sheer Skin Body Lotion

Pomegranate Extract
  • Another highly potent antioxidant, as it is among the most potent sources of ellagic acid, an antioxident polyphenol. It protects skin against free-radical damage.
  • It is also known to reduce oxidative stress, which has been linked with premature aging, and improve the detoxification process in the body & skin.
  • Pomegranate extract has been found to reverse UV damage by fighting off the adverse effects of UVA & UVB rays. It is also known to reduce hyperpigmentation caused by sun exposure.

Pomegranate extract has been used in the Jaivique Hydrating Face Gel to reverse sun damage & provide anti-aging benefits.

Ubiquinone

According to scientific data, ubiquinone, or CoQ10, is a powerful antioxidant that counteracts oxidative stress as well as supports cellular energy levels. It works to replenish skin cells at the molecular level, soothes inflammation, prevents the harmful effects of photo aging, and boosts elastin & collagen production.

Thus, with regular application, ubiquinone can reverse UV damage, iron out fine lines & wrinkles, Scientific data shows the benefits of CoQ10 for skin, as this powerful antioxidant supports cellular energy levels and counteracts oxidative stress. This compound works at the molecular level to replenish skin cells, support collagen and elastin production, fight inflammation, and prevent many of the detrimental effects of photo-aging. With continued application, this antioxidant can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and UV damage and help maintain youthful, firm skin.

Among Jaivique products, you will find ubiquinone in the Sheer Skin Body Lotion & Hydrating Face Gel.

Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract

A popular anti-inflammatory & antiseptic, this ingredient fights blemishes as well as combats signs of aging such as lines, wrinkles & skin sagging. It works wonders for people suffering from aging as well as acne at the same time. Astragalus root has been found to activate the production of telomerase enzyme, which helps slow down the aging process.

Astragulus membranaceus root extract has been used in the Jaivique Hydrating Face Gel & Sheer Skin Body Lotion due to these qualities.

Not to blow our own trumpet, but as you can see, we have carefully put together the right blend of highly potent ingredients to deliver only the best skincare that actually works!

Flawless, youthful & radiant skin is what everyone desires, now you know where to find it!

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