Since the onset of the Coronavirus, you may have come across many write-ups talking about the benefits of adding Vitamin C to your diet and how it boosts the immune system and treats lung-related infections. But were you aware that Vitamin C is also an essential beauty nutrient that can reverse the signs of aging, make your skin soft and supple? Also Read - Brucellosis Linked to Infertility in Men - All You Need to Know
Vitamin C, also known as a powerhouse ingredient, has antioxidants properties that can brighten and heal your skin from pollution, tanning, dark circles and keeps it hydrated. Vitamin C is responsible for creating and maintaining collagen, which holds the skin together, making it look healthy, firm, strong, and youthful. Also Read - 'A Detailed Conversation Around Mental Health Must Ensue,' Stresses Shweta Tripathi
Applying this powerhouse ingredient to your skin will make it rejuvenated and clearer if used aptly and regularly. A single bottle of Vitamin C can cost you a bomb, but it can be easily made at home too with just three products. Also Read - How to Use Rice Water for Glowing Skin: Try This Korean Beauty Routine Right Away
Applying Vitamin C onto your skin can be a real gamechanger. Here’s how you can make your serum at home.
How to make vitamin c serum:
- Vitamin C Powder
- Eye Dropper/ Glass Amber Bottles
For starters, start with 5 percent serum and gradually increase the quantity after your skin gets used to it.
-Take ¼ tablespoon of Vitamin C powder, 4 tablespoons of distilled water, ¾ tablespoon glycerin in a small container. Stir it properly. Pour the solution into the eyedropper or glass amber bottle and give it a little shake. And your Vitamin C serum is ready for use. Gently pat this serum after washing your face every night. Store this serum in a refrigerator.
You can get your daily dose of Vitamin C from citrus fruits such as orange, kiwi, lemon, guava, grapefruit, and vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, Capsicums are rich, natural sources of vitamin C. Other vitamin C-rich fruits include papaya, cantaloupe, and strawberries too.