When it comes to skincare and body essentials, women leave no stone unturned to look their very best. It is essential that one chooses the right kind of products that give you a healthy glow from within and make you look radiant. Radiant skin is not only health but it also implies that you are leading a healthy life and happy from within. The recent trend in the beauty industry involves having flawless skin which is have the just kissed look; you look warm, elegant and poised. So it is very essential to choose your skincare regime with the same vigor.
Vitamin E and C are the two main ingredients which have taken the beauty world by storm as they impart the radiant glow to face and body. It’s not just a pill you pop into your mouth anymore; it also takes care of your external skin. Vitamin E is mainly known for its hair growth properties whereas Vitamin C is a wonder drug for oily skin.
But did you know if these two are combined together, they can just benefit your skin in so many ways?
Read on to find out more.
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a topic agent which is highly effective in the treatment of wrinkles and fine lines. It is a huge success for people looking out for anti-aging creams. But Vitamin C is relatively unstable on its own, i.e., it undergoes oxidation when it comes in contact with air and can become ineffective. It can also become harmful upon oxidation because of the production of free radicals. The stabilization of Vitamin C is achieved by introducing Vitamin E. In human bodies both these vitamins counteract each other’s antioxidant effects. Studies indicate that combination of both these vitamins provide better protection against UV rays as compared to their standalone benefits.
Also Vitamin E tend to be very heavy. People with oily skin need to be more cautious before using this generously. The perfect formula is to combine it with Vitamin C and use it. Not only it acts as a natural sun block, but tends to wear down the heaviness of Vitamin E. It blocks the free radicals from the body, which play a pivotal role in aging process. It keeps the skin youthful-looking by reducing the wrinkles. As everyone is getting affected by the environmental stress and pollution, we need to keep the skin hale and hearty by feeding it apt nutrients. Free radicals prevent the healing of scars, so applying vitamin E oil will help to repair and improve the appearance of the damaged tissue. Vitamin C is anti-inflammatory and calms sensitive skin. Nothing beats the benefits provided by these two niche vitamins.
In a way, these two vitamins are complementary of each other. When used on their own, they are beneficial. But their properties gets enhanced manifold if these two are combined and used.
Vitamin C and E can be taken as supplements for benefiting the body. Vitamin E helps in the growth of hair. Vitamin E in oil form has been shown to increase circulation to the scalp. The increased blood flow results in hair growth and having a shiny mane. It nourishes and strengthens the hair follicles. Vitamin C works as an immunity booster and helps the body fight against cold and flu.
While topically applying any of these vitamins to the skin, care should be taken to apply it on cleaned skin. Beauty if application is done on top of dirt and grim, it not only renders the application useless, but can also lead to clogged pores and can cause irritation and breakouts. People with oily skin should take extra precautions as they are more prone to acne, blackheads and whiteheads.
The benefits of the combination of Vitamin E and C can be summarized as below-
- Wrinkle free youthful skin
- Reduced breakouts
- Helps heal uneven skin tone and hyper pigmentation
- Boosts collagen and gives firmer skin (no sagging)
- Healthy skin and hair
- Reduces irritation of skin
- Great Sunblock (prevents damage caused by Ultra Violet rays)
- Helps reduce the appearance of scars
- Helps in healing stretch marks
So what are you waiting for? It’s time to wake up to healthy skin and body. Start using these two vitamins in your everyday skincare and wake up to renewed skin every day.