Achieve Brighter Skin with Vitamin C

Is your skin dull, dry, and damaged from too much fun in the sun this summer? Head into fall with a BRIGHTER complexion by adding Vitamin C into your skincare regimen.

Benefits of Vitamin C for Skin

Vitamin C is one of the most potent topical antioxidants available ... it's like a “superfood” for your skin.

It promotes collagen production which improves elasticity in the skin, and its powerful antioxidants can brighten a dull complexion and erase sun spots.

If you struggle with hyperpigmentation or scarring, daily use of a Vitamin C serum can target those areas, giving you a radiant, more even complexion. 

Vitamin C can also help protect the skin from precancerous changes caused by UV exposure by neutralizing free radicals.

Vitamin C helps to:

So say bye-bye to uneven skin tone and hello to a brighter, smoother, plumper complexion.

What You Need to Know about Vitamin C Serums

Serums are a great delivery method for Vitamin C because they are designed to deliver a higher concentration of active ingredients. They come in a wide variety of strengths ranging from 5-30%. 

If you have dry or sensitive skin you’ll want to start with lower concentrations at first (5-10%). Those with normal to oily skin should tolerate the 20-30% levels well.

Vitamin C works very well in combination with vitamin E, ferulic acid, vitamin B, and hyaluronic acid. Look for a serum that contains a combination of these ingredients for maximum benefits in fighting free radical damage and boosting collagen production. 

Application Tips

These tips will help you get the best possible results from your serum:

Get Your Vitamin C Serum at IDT

Integrated Dermatology of Tidewater carries professional-grade Revision Skincare products.

If you’re looking for a powerful solution to recapture younger, more radiant-looking skin, Revision Skincare has an entire Brightening Skin Regimen for your convenience.

If you would like to add a Vitamin C product into your current skincare routine you can choose from Revision C+ Correcting Complex or one of two Vitamin C lotions. 

C+ Correcting Complex 30%

Vitamin C Lotion 15%

Vitamin C Lotion 30%

If you need professional assistance in choosing a serum and integrating it into your skincare regimen, book a FREE consultation ($50 value) with one of the aesthetic experts at IDT today.

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Integrated Dermatology of Tidewater

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Integrated Dermatology of Tidewater Integrated Dermatology of Tidewater Integrated Dermatology of Tidewater, located in Norfolk, Virginia, provides comprehensive personalized dermatologic care to patients of all skin types, conditions, and ages. Medical director Jonathan Schreiber, MD, PhD and the entire professional medical team at Integrated Dermatology of Tidewater approach dermatologic exams from the medical root of an issue, and similarly, cosmetic issues from the science of a treatment, using science-based support and results with the treatment services offered to patients.

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