Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

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Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#1  Post by ofonorow » Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:08 am

http://www.redonline.co.uk/beauty/10-best/benefits-of-vitamin-c-skin-products

Spend more than three minutes talking to any dermatologist, and they’ll inevitably start raving about these two things: 1. Wearing sunscreen every single day, 2. Why everyone should be slathering vitamin C on their face every single morning.

And yet despite all this, I can almost guarantee that none of you, as you sit here reading this, are currently wearing vitamin C. “I just don’t get it,” you say. “What does it even do?! Well, I’m going to help you here. Because unlike retinol (another skincare product loved by dermatologists), which can cause irritation and flakiness in the majority of people for the first month, vitamin C is a skin-perfecting ingredient that’s tolerable by almost all skin types immediately.

“I’m obsessed with vitamin C,” says Mona Gohara, MD, associate clinical professor at Yale...
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Re: Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#2  Post by Joanna45 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:20 pm

Wow the vitamin C neutraceuticals are so expensive ..but would like to be able to afford it.

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Re: Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#3  Post by francisunderwood » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:23 pm

Joanna45 wrote:Wow the vitamin C neutraceuticals are so expensive ..but would like to be able to afford it.


Me too, maybe someone here has a method of making a similar serum?

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Re: Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#4  Post by sjmusic2 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:03 am

When I make up my AA-Lysine-Mg citrate drinks I typically rub some on my face.

I have in the past made this up for others and have used grapefruit seed extract as a preservative with mixed results. Probably better to make this fresh on a regular basis to maintain efficacy levels than to store for repeated use.

I don't notice much, but others (who don't megadose AA) love it and report that it leaves their skin feeling tighter and refreshed.

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Re: Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#5  Post by zarfas » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:23 am

this has come up before
zarfas wrote:so what is the best skin cream that contains vit C?

maybe?
Pure Biology Anti Aging Night Cream w/ Pure Retinol, Hyaluronic Acid & Breakthrough Anti Wrinkle...
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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B072M ... OYMW&psc=1

seems it helps skin to have skin cream with vit C in it!!


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl ... po=50.0000


Vitamin C in dermatology
Vit. C and collagen synthesis

Vit. C is essential for collagen biosynthesis. It has been proposed that Vit. C influences quantitative collagen synthesis in addition to stimulating qualitative changes in the collagen molecule.[2] Vit. C serves as a co-factor for the enzymes prolysyl and lysyl hydroxylase, the enzymes that are responsible for stabilizing and cross-linking the collagen molecules.[2] Another mechanism by which Vit. C influences the collagen synthesis is by stimulation of lipid peroxidation, and the product of this process, malondialdehyde, in turn stimulates collagen gene expression.[2]
---Furthermore, bioavailability of Vit. C in the skin is inadequate when it is administered orally.[1,2] The use of topical ascorbic acid is therefore favored in the practice of dermatology.[5]


----. Under laboratory conditions, it has been shown that application of 10% topical Vit. C showed statistical reduction of UVB-induced erythema by 52% and sunburn cell formation by 40-60%.[3]


Vit. C also directly activates the transcription of collagen synthesis and stabilizes procollagen mRNA, thereby regulating collagen synthesis.[2,3] Signs and symptoms of Scurvy, a deficiency disease of Vit. C, are due to impaired collagen synthesis. Clinical studies have shown that the topical use of Vit. C increases collagen production in young as well as aged human skin.[3,6]



so what is the best skin care lotion that has vitamin C?

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Re: Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#6  Post by jeannekrieg » Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:26 pm

sjmusic2 wrote:When I make up my AA-Lysine-Mg citrate drinks I typically rub some on my face.

I have in the past made this up for others and have used grapefruit seed extract as a preservative with mixed results. Probably better to make this fresh on a regular basis to maintain efficacy levels than to store for repeated use.

I don't notice much, but others (who don't megadose AA) love it and report that it leaves their skin feeling tighter and refreshed.


I have made C serum in the past. Vitamin c powder, water and glycerine. You can’t store it for long. I just got some more VitC from the foundation and need to make some. Will let you know how it goes this time. I’ll have to look up the recipe :) Jeanne

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Post Number:#7  Post by zarfas » Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:56 pm

jeannekrieg wrote:[
I have made C serum in the past. Vitamin c powder, water and glycerine. You can’t store it for long. I just got some more VitC from the foundation and need to make some. Will let you know how it goes this time. I’ll have to look up the recipe :) Jeanne


so you take vit C powder and crush it up, add water and glcerine and have a paste and smear it on your face?


superb :mrgreen:

Im not gonna do that :shock:

which vit C product cream should I use?

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Re: Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#8  Post by jeannekrieg » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:51 am

I take the vitamin C powder and dissolve it in some distilled water. Then I add the glycerin. 1 part (1 TBP) glcyerin to 3 parts of water. (3TBP)
I add in 1/2 to 1 tsp of vitamin C. Put it on before you go to sleep.

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Re: Why every dermatologist thinks you should be using vitamin C on your face

Post Number:#9  Post by zarfas » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:07 am

jeannekrieg wrote:I take the vitamin C powder and dissolve it in some distilled water. Then I add the glycerin. 1 part (1 TBP) glcyerin to 3 parts of water. (3TBP)
I add in 1/2 to 1 tsp of vitamin C. Put it on before you go to sleep.

glyceryin? like this?
https://www.amazon.com/Glycerin-Vegetab ... B004C7MTLA

and you just use powder vit C?

is it thick? hurt your skin as it dries?
what have you noticed from using this vit C paste?(good/bad?)


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