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The most common derivative of Ascorbic Acid

Vitamin C, as known as Ascorbic Acid, is one the most beloved skincare ingredient. This hero ingredient can not only smooth and evens out skin tone, but also reduce fine lines and wrinkles, diminish damages caused by environmental stress, and so much more. However, the key to this amazing ingredient is strongly associated with the type of Ascorbic acid being used.   Here are some one the most common type of Ascorbic Acid derivative and YOU can pick one that match to YOUR needs! L-Ascorbic Acid You will probably see L-Ascorbic Acid on most of the Vitamin C serum nowadays, this is by far the most popular, well researched, and effect form of Ascorbic Acid in the market. L-Ascorbic Acid...

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Nicotinamide Skin Benefits

Nicotinamide is an active form of Vitamin B3, which is an essential nutrient to our skin. Deficiency in Vitamin B3 might lead to several skin disorders, like acne or eczema. Nicotinamide is particularly outstanding among all the other amazing skincare products like retinol and vitamin C, this is because of its stability for all skin types and versatility for almost every skin concern. Even to this day, there is more ongoing research to demonstrate how amazing Nicotinamide is. So, what does Nicotinamide does for our skin exactly?   Minimize redness: Nicotinamide reduces redness and inflammation, which can be caused by acne, eczema, or other skin conditions. Minimize pore appearance: Nicotinamide is very effective in reducing pore appearance and smooth skin...

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Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) Skin benefit and risk

  Ascorbic acid is a very common form of vitamin C that usually appears in food. It is considered as one of the best anti-aging ingredients on the market and the key to maintaining a smooth, even, and glowy complexions. Here are some benefits that Vitamin C will bring to our skin: Brightening: Ascorbic acid can help to fade away pigmentation (including freckles, sunspot, age spots and more), and smooth the surface of your skin to reduce dullness, which help to achieve a youthful and glowy complexions. Collagen promotion: Ascorbic acid can boost up collagen production, which will help to induce fine lines and wrinkles, as well as to firm up your skin and to prevent sagging. Protect against sun...

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Precautions for using Ascorbic Acid

  Ascorbic acid, or Vitamin C, can do wonders for your skin by brightening up the dark spots, protecting your skin from UV damage, smoothing and evening out your skin tone to give that youthful look, and so on. However, how you use your Ascorbic acid serum can result in a different effect on your skin, if it is not used correctly, it may even lead to more harm than good.   Here are some of the things you should be cautious whining using your Ascorbic acid: Use Ascorbic acid in the morning: The antioxidants will protect your skin from free radicals and UV damage throughout the day, hence putting it in the morning will make sure your make gets...

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Precautions For Retinol

1. From low to high concentration Retinol should be applied 1 nights per week to start. If the skin isn’t irritated by it, After 2 week, move up to 2 nights a week. After 4 week, move up to 3 nights a week. After 6 week, move up to 4 nights a week. After 9 week, change to use every day. After 11 week, start with a retinol 0.5. If you have sensitive or dry skin, it is recommended that you use a lower strength retinol product and start with only using it a few days per week. Slowly, you can build up to using it every night. 2. Use Retinol Only at Night and Wear SPF Every Day "Retinol makes...

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