If you’re here, then you probably Google’d: vitamin c benefits skin. We will do our best to answer this and many other similar questions in this article which should ease your mind regarding this subject.
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Is Topical Vitamin C Important For Skin Health?
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First, What Is Vitamin C?
Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant that plays important roles in immune function and skin health due to its protective and free radical-fighting capabilities.
In other words, it helps to maintain overall skin health.