Top Trending Ingredient: Vitamin C

Customers are looking for products which youthful skin and that include active ingredients with multi-functional properties all while protecting the skin from further damage. Of the many multi function skin care ingredients out there, vitamin C is one of the most popular and trending ingredients.

Vitamin C is one of the most potent antioxidants available…

Vitamin C’s  antioxidant benefits make it a true skin care powerhouse, brightening and smoothing the skin.

What influences changes in a healthy skin?

  • Genetics – Genes drive the response to 2 key factors- an individual’s environment , lifestyle choices and habits.
  • Exposure – The primary culprit is UVA and UVB
  • Metabolic Process – Exposure to free radicals leading to oxidative stress .As we age our bodies ability to control MMP activity declines. This degrades collagen and elastin. High levels of sugar also contribute to the ageing process .

Skin can fight back against these processes but it needs help. New research shows that vitamin C actually boosts skins natural detox system, enabling it to defend itself. However not all vitamins C’s are equal . Vitamin C is one of the most potent antioxidants available, however many products contain unstable forms of Vitamin C that aren’t effective. BioLumin-C products use super stable ingredients for maximum skin benefits.

You probably already know that Vitamin C is important for overall health and wellness, but did you know it’s also a skin care powerhouse? Topical Vitamin C is one of the most potent antioxidants available – and it lives up to the hype, effectively tackling the primary causes of premature ageing to give you brighter, firmer skin.

Here’s a breakdown of what a daily dose of Vitamin C can do for your skin!


Over time, intrinsic (natural) and extrinsic (environmental) factors cause structural changes in the skin, leading to uneven pigmentation. From UV-induced “age spots” to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, dark spots are no match for Vitamin C: it helps stop the causes of uneven pigmentation to effectively brighten skin.


Another major benefit of Vitamin C is that it renews skin’s surface. It boosts production of substances that keep skin looking firm, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.


This is where Vitamin C’s antioxidant properties really come into play. Vitamin C helps counteract the effects of oxidative stress and free radicals by neutralizing damaging molecules. But – here’s the really exciting part – the latest research also shows that Vitamin C actually enhances your skin’s natural defense system, helping it to protect itself from oxidative stress.