Due to its antioxidant properties, Vitamin C serums have known to be great in providing you with a healthier and younger looking skin. It can help in reducing your skin wrinkles and help in evening out your skin tone while giving you a smooth and hydrated skin which is not only great to look at but also soft to touch.
All these benefits of Vitamin C serums beg you to incorporate it into your daily life and notice its benefits for yourself. If you are wondering how to use a Vitamin C serum, follow the below-described steps for the best result.
Here are 5 steps you should always follow when using a Vitamin C serum for your face:
Homemade serum or company based serum
The first step in using a Vitamin C serum is to decide whether you would like to buy a serum for yourself or would you like to create one at home itself. According to experts, a Vitamin C serum should contain at least 10% concentration of Vitamin C.
If you are more into cost effective products, then you can go ahead and make it as home as it is a very simple process. All you have to do is take Vitamin C powder, distilled water, Vitamin E oil and glycerine and mix them well and store them in a cool, dark place for some time. And voila! Your homemade Vitamin C serum is ready for use.
Cleaning your face
Once you have bought or made your Vitamin C serum, time to wash your face. Clean your face properly with help of warm water or you can use a cleanser too, it is up to you. Once you have successfully cleansed your face, use a toner on your face and don’t dry your face. Let it remain wet before you apply the Vitamin C serum.
Applying the Serum
Once you have cleaned your face, take a few drops of the Vitamin C serum on your fingers and use it to gently rub on your face and neck. Massage your skin until it completely absorbs all the serum from your hands and once your face becomes dry, you can stop the massage.
Let it dry
Make sure that your skin is completely dry before putting any kind of moisturizer on your skin. Using a sunscreen or a sunblock after Vitamin C serum is known to be quite beneficial as the antioxidant properties of the serum helps in increasing the effectiveness of the sunscreen and saves you from all the UV rays damage of the sun.
It is not a one-day miracle. It will require patience and regular application for at least 15-20 days for you to see the benefits of Vitamin C serum. So make sure that you apply this regularly. You can also follow this process twice a day, once before going to sleep and once after waking up in the morning. Soon enough you will notice that your skin has lost all its dullness and has become more radiant and younger looking.