While not the newest skincare ingredient on the block, Vitamin C remains a key component of the beauty world thanks to its proven anti-aging properties. First and foremost it acts as an antioxidant and fights skin damaging reactive oxygen species (ROS) that form after sun exposure and / or pollution (which happens to anybody, no matter how well you apply sunscreen). Next, it lightens the skin by gently exfoliating dead, discolored cells while inhibiting tyrosinase, an enzyme essential for the production of a new pigment. In other words, it disappears both existing places and the emergence of new ones. And finally, it helps to keep collagen – the protein essential for firm, youthful skin ̵
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