Vitamin C is now not only used to help combat the common cold by boosting your immune system. It is also used to help fight off certain signs of aging, such as wrinkles and sag, by boosting your collagen production too. That’s right. From health wise to beauty wise, Vitamin C has definitely packed a powerful punch of antioxidants as well.
But when it comes to skin care, applying Vitamin C topically has been proven to be up to twenty times more effective than merely taking a pill.
So check out this great homemade Vitamin C face serum and “C” the amazing effects for yourself.
What You Need:
- ½ Teaspoon Vitamin C Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Distilled Water
- 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Glycerin
- An Amber/ Dark Colored Bottle With Dropper (Dark because Vitamin C oxidizes rather easily)
What You Can Add:
You can easily customize your own serum based on preference or skin needs. Here are a couple great suggestions, Vitamin E, Fresh Aloe Vera Gel, basically any essential oil of your choice…
What It Does:
Basically, a vitamin C face serum fights off wrinkles, reduces the appearance of age spots, and leaves your skin soft and supple.
What To Do:
The first thing you want to do is dissolve the Vitamin C powder in water. Mix it thoroughly to make sure that it is blended perfectly together. Then you want to stir in your vegetable glycerin. If you have decided to customize this Vitamin C face serum, mix in your add-ons as well.
Store in the fridge and it should last for a good two weeks before you have to whip up another batch.
How To Apply:
As usual, you always want to start with a clean face. So apply your face serum after you’ve washed up. Apply face serum is just as simple as making it. All you need is about 4-5 drops of this stuff for your face and neck. Simply place on your palms, rub together, then pat it on. Do this evenly all over your face and neck. No need to rinse off. Just leave it on to make sure that your skin sucks up all the good stuff.