Dos And Don’ts While Incorporating Vitamin C In Your Skincare. Here Are Some FAQs Answered!

The skincare regime is a whole new ball game today. With so many brands launching a plethora of products almost every other day, it can get a tad bit confusing and stressful as to which ones to incorporate into your routine. Your skincare routine is incomplete without serums, and one serum that has beauty influencers going gaga about is the Vitamin C serum. Vitamin C serum has become a new favourite as it has multiple benefits. From improving the texture of the skin and reducing dark spots to having antioxidant properties and being anti-inflammatory in nature, this serum is the Ram-baan ilaaj for all! This serum does this and more! Apart from providing these benefits, this serum also helps against sun damage.

So many beauty influencers have talked about and shown how the Vitamin C serum benefitted their skin and it is quite natural to want to try it for yourself as well. But if you are someone who has many doubts about how and when to apply the serum, this article will help you with that bit!

How often to apply the Vitamin C serum?

It is best to use the Vitamin C serum in the morning as it provides better protection against the sun’s harmful UV rays. But you must keep in mind that this serum should not be applied with retinol or exfoliants.

Can I use Vitamin C serum with other products?

Yes, you can use other products like a moisturiser, sunscreen and even an eye cream post applying the Vitamin C serum.

Why should I use both Vitamin C and sunscreen in my routine?

Please bear in mind that the vitamin C serum is not an alternative to sunscreen. Apart from repairing the skin, the serum provides additional protection but sunscreen is a must!

What do I keep in mind while buying Vitamin C serum?

You must always buy Vitamin C serums which are packed in glass bottles. It is advisable to not buy this serum which might be sold in a glass bottle.

How long does Vitamin C take to show results?

It ideally takes six weeks for this serum to show results but with regular application.

Also read: 10 Best Vitamin C-Rich Skincare Products For Brighter Skin

Which serums to not mix with Vitamin C?

Retinol and niacinamide are not to be mixed while using Vitamin C as they have different pH levels and this will cause their benefits to cancel each other.

There are several brands like The Ordinary, Minimalist, Lakme, Mantra Herbal, Plum and Dr Sheth’s

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