We find Vitamin C in most of the fruits and Vegetables such as Bell Pepper, Oranges, Lemon, Grapes, Kiwis, Pineapple , Tomatoes, Leafy Vegetables and Broccoli. It is also known as Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C is rich in anti oxidants which helps to protect the skin from ageing.Free Radicals break down the fatty acids and proteins which forms the skin. It helps to neutralize the free radicals. Apart from this it is also useful in collagen production and its maintenance. It is also proven that Vitamin C helps to raise the levels of Glutathione which is again a form of anti oxidant. It fights with toxins against pigmentation and discoloration. Hence Vitamin C is also used in
many skin whitening products.
In case of Acne, Vitamin C also plays a vital role to clear out those bumps. Its anti oxidants break down the free radicals which is the root cause of acne and prevent it from further damage. Due to its anti inflammatory properties it also help with skin redness and inflammation. As Vitamin C promotes skin collagen and skin rejuvenation, it also help to get rid of acne scars. We must have seen many vitamin c products which claims to reduce dark spots and promote even skin tone.
Now since we all know the benefits of Vitamin c for skin , lets try to incorporate it in our skin care routine to reap its maximum benefits. Today we are going to see how to prepare the home made vitamin C mask. The Process is very easy and the ingredients are easily available.
To Prepare This Mask We Would Need Below Mentioned Ingredients:
Vitamin C Tablets.You can get Vitamin C Tablets at any medical store.
Here We would crush 2 Vitamin C Tablets into fine powder form. You can do the same by using mortal pastel
Take a small bowl. Add Crushed Vitamin C tablet powder. Add 2 spoons of rosewater . You can use the ready made Rose water or you can use the homemade. Try to use the homemade since it is preservatives free and totally natural. Mix it well to get the smooth consistency
Add one tablespoon of honey to the mixture and keep mixing it till you get desired consistency. Your Homemade Vitamin C Mask is ready to use.
Now Apply this mask on your face with the help of a brush. You can also use it on your hands and Legs. Keep it for 20 minutes and Wash it off with Cold Water. Try to use this mask during evening as vitamin c contains Citric Acid . It makes skin Photosensitive. If you are using in a day time make sure you use sunscreen.This mask is suitable for all skin types. Since it contains natural ingredients it takes time to show the result but it is worth to wait . Vitamin C contains Citric acid which is one of the form of Alpha Hydroxyl Acid . It gently exfoliates the skin and get rid of dead skin cells. It also helps to clear the dark spots and promote even skin tone with regular usage. Honey acts as a natural moisturizer which helps to nourish the skin during this process while rose water soothes the skin.
You can follow this remedy twice or thrice in a day for better results.