Vitamin C for Skin Whitening - Clinique Fresh Pressed Pure Vitamin C
I've been seeing ads for vitamin C serum products that are mixed together before you use them.
Clinique has one called Fresh Pressed Daily Booster Vitamin C. I was wondering what everyone thought about it. Does it really make a difference? If so how. Thanks, Sue ------------------- Editor's Note: Hi Sue! Thanks for your question about fresh vitamin C power skin care. Yes, applying pure vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) to your skin daily can make a significant difference in your skin's tone and texture and helps even out skin tone. There are many articles supporting the anti-aging effects of using "pure" vitamin C - especially in the form of L-ascorbic acid. However, for these effects to work - the vitamin C must be fresh. Once it is mixed with a liquid or cream it starts to degrade. So the vitamin C creams found in your local drugstore have been sitting there for months or years - which renders the vitamin C useless. That is why companies like Clinique came up with a way to add a bit of vitamin C powder to your cream before each use - so it's fresh and potent. You can read more about that here........ Personally, I use the Crystal Vitamin C Serum mentioned in the link above. It contains 16% vitamin C - much better/stronger than Clinique's Fresh Pressed Pure Vitamin C which only contains 10%. And mine cost$$ half the price of Clinique's product. With this product you also have the choice to mix it fresh every time you use it, as well. Hope this helps.
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