Frequently Asked Questions About Vitamin C
Can I leave vitamin C on my face overnight?
"When applying vitamin C for the face, most serums are designed for daytime use, providing antioxidant protection and defending against aging environmental stressors like blue light + pollution," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.
Can I skip moisturizer after vitamin C serum?
"You'll still need to moisturize after applying a vitamin C face serum. Serums are concentrated formulas that deliver actives deeper into skin. Using a moisturizer after your vitamin C serum helps to add moisture while locking in your serum's benefits," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.
Do you put vitamin C on wet or dry skin?
"You can apply vitamin C serums to dry or damp skin post cleansing + toning, but avoid applying vitamin C to wet skin. It can make the acidic formula weaker by diluting it," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.
What goes first vitamin C or hyaluronic acid?
"If you're applying vitamin C serums + hyaluronic acid separately, apply vitamin C serum first, then add hyaluronic acid after in order to help fortify your skin's barrier and lock in moisture," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.
Does vitamin C serum remove dark spots?
"Vitamin C serums have many benefits, including brightening and diminishing dark spots + hyperpigmentation. With regular use, your vitamin C serum can help lighten areas of hyperpigmentation on the skin, for a more even, glowing complexion," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.
Does vitamin C change skin color?
"There are some vitamin C serums that may oxidize on skin, leading to a potential for a stained orangey hue. To avoid this, use within 3 months of opening, or switch to a more stable vitamin C formula like our C-Shield Anti-Pollution Drops," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.
Can you use vitamin C skincare everyday?
"Yes, include vitamin C in your skincare every day for the best results. It provides antioxidant protection and defends against aging environmental stressors, while brightening + firming skin," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.
What is the best time to use vitamin C serum?
"Apply vitamin C drops or serum to your face, every morning as part of your daily skincare ritual. Vitamin C provides daily antioxidant protection and defends against aging environmental stressors and free radical damage," says Anna De La Cruz, VP of Product Development.