Sera containing high doses of vitamin C provide tighter, smoother and younger skin. The first news of this revolutionary recipe came from medical circles. American dermatologists and cosmetologists considered it a major advance in skin care and prescribe it to their patients.
Californian aesthetic clinics that recommend it before and after facial rejuvenation laser treatments. While the trend of vitamin C is already mastered in the USA, European women are beginning to realize that vitamin C is not used only for treatment of influenza. What’s its secret?
Vitamin C is necessary for collagen synthesis – which takes care of the protein structure and the firmness of the skin, and this newly created collagen “fills” wrinkles and improves skin structure. Due to the increasing popularity of products with vitamin C, many clinical trials have confirmed its effectiveness – it was revealed to have anti age effect in the correction of structural and functional damage to the skin and to modify the microstructure of the skin. You’ve probably experienced the benefits of vitamin C – helping you quickly overcome colds or simply to feel better and livelier.
Unfortunately, nether oranges, nor mega-doses of vitamins can help your face because the body has strict mechanisms that control the amount of vitamin C meant for the skin. If you’re a smoker, your blood vessels will have even more problems supplying your face with sufficient amounts of nutrients. Therefore, the only way to get enough vitamin C, is by rubbing it on the skin.
You could cause an irritation, the rejuvenation effect could also fail. In the preparations C-serum, vitamin C is technologically adapted for deeper penetration into the skin where its action only makes sense. Take care about the amount you use – it must be sufficient to promote skin renewal, and yet not too much to act aggressively.
The bad news is that this serum is extremely expensive, but the great news – you can make it yourself, and for very little money.
We buy sera composed of every-day ingredients. Plus, purchased sera are prone to oxidation.
Therefore, it’s important to be careful when you C-Serum changes color, especially when it yellows, throw it out and make a new one. It can harm your skin.
- 1 teaspoon ascorbic acid powder (DM, pharmacy, bio shops);
- 3 teaspoons of distilled water;
- 1 teaspoon of glycerin (pharmacy – cheap);
- 1/4 teaspoon of vitamin E (pharmacy);
- A dark glass bottle.
Put a teaspoon of ascorbic acid and three teaspoons of distilled water in a bowl. Mix with a plastic spoon for 30-60 minutes while watching TV for example.
Don’t heat the water, it can destroy the vitamin C.
Then, add a teaspoon of glycerin and vitamin E.
The vitamin E acts as an additional antioxidant, and as a stabilizer.
After you mix it, put the mixture in a bottle.
Keep It In A Dark Place
If you have oily skin, you can reduce the amount of glycerin.
You can do without serum and glycerin, but then don’t put vitamin E, because it’s not soluble in water.
This serum isprone to oxidation quickly.
The final result, the serum will be transparent, liquid, and possibly off-white.
Serum is best used first thing in the morning after washing your face.
On a completely dry skin, apply the serum, leave it for at least 20 minutes, preferably 40 minutes before other care. Wash it off afterwards.
If you can’t do it in the morning, don’t worry. You can do it at night.
Vitamin C is active in the skin for two days, so you don’t have to use it every day.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant, which means it fight against free radicals that cause damage to the skin.
If you apply the serum seasonally, the free radicals can cause more harm than C serum will give benefits, so always use it two to three day intervals.
The C-Serum increases the resistance of the skin to sunlight. It reduces pigmentation spots and acne stains.The skin will become brighter, healthier, and firmer.It also reduces pores and wrinkles.
The serum doesn’t cost much, and works great.
So, will you try it?
Source: Diy Beauty Ideas