Vitamins not only play a special role in nutrition, but also in the cosmetic sector. Just as they support the organism in certain metabolic processes, they also act as activators in the skin and supply it with essential substances. Vitamin C plays a particularly important role in keeping the skin healthy and beautiful. You can find out what function and effect vitamin C has in the area of ​​cosmetic skin care and which products give your skin a real vitamin kick in our latest article.

The importance of vitamin C for our skin

As a effective antioxidant, vitamin C is able to combat harmful free radicals that accumulate in the skin due to stress, too little sleep, alcohol and nicotine consumption or environmental influences. Vitamin C also stimulates collagen formation and is able to lighten pigment spots. As a result, the skin is smoothed and the complexion appears more even.

What makes vitamin C so important for the skin

  • Vitamin C as an antioxidant “deactivates” the damaging effects of free radicals throughout the entire organism.
  • Vitamin C strengthens the connective tissue by stimulating the body's own collagen production. Protein and other endogenous substances are “welded” together by vitamin C to form collagen fibers, which play a supporting role in the skin.
  • Vitamin C accelerates wound healing as it is also responsible for the elasticity of the skin. Scar tissue also consists of collagen, which can be formed faster and more densely as a result of optimized collagen production.
  • Vitamin C detoxifies by stimulating liver activity. There is an increased production of liver enzymes that are responsible for breaking down toxins such as nicotine or alcohol.

Vitamin C as an effective protective shield against free radicals

Due to natural, everyday metabolic processes in the body, free radicals are constantly being formed. In search of reaction partners, these unstable molecules damage cell membranes and proteins that are important for skin health. Antioxidants such as vitamin C act as a “protective shield” against free radicals and render them harmless.

The anti-aging effect of vitamin C

Collagen forms the “support structure” of our skin, which gives it strength and elasticity. Vitamin C is of great importance for the formation and maintenance of this collagen structure.

Wherever wrinkles appear in the skin, the collagen structure no longer has sufficient strength or has been damaged by prolonged stress - for example through certain, automated facial expression patterns. Through the targeted use of cosmetic products enriched with vitamin C, you can support your skin in its natural collagen production. The skin regains more elasticity, existing wrinkles are reduced and the formation of new wrinkles is effectively prevented.

Effective vitamin cocktails for your skin

Just as we have to take in vitamin C with food to maintain vital functions, since our organism cannot synthesize it itself to meet its needs, the skin also needs an external supply of vitamins. With products enriched with highly effective vitamin C, you can do something lasting for the health and youthfulness of your skin. In order for the skin's own collagen production to be stimulated and the antioxidant effect of vitamin C to be effective, products are required that are able to penetrate deep into the lower layers of the skin.

This is our experts' favorite vitamin C:

vip-vitam-power-cVIP Vitamin Power from Med Beauty Swiss: An effective vitamin complex lightens pigment spots and strengthens the skin's own capillaries. The skin becomes more resistant to external influences and infections. The elasticity and resilience are also significantly increased. The skin appears visibly refreshed and strengthened.

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