Ingredient 101: Vitamin C

If Vitamin C had to be a person it would be someone like Beyoncé, Bonang or Mariah Carey. It puts up a serious performance and is known to be an A-list superstar, but at the same time it can show some major divaish behaviour!

Let us guide you through the must know facts about this ingredient!

All about Vitamin C

Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid, and a real superstar ingredient in our eyes!

What to know about Vitamin C:

  • It can help boost the skin’s own collagen production.
  • It can help fade pigmentation and brown spots.
  • If applied under your sunscreen it boosts its UV protection.
  • Vitamins E and C work in synergy and provide superb photoprotection.
  • Potent Vitamin C serums might cause a slight tingling on sensitive skin.

When should I apply Vitamin C?

Your Vitamin C product should ideally be applied in the morning, before your sunscreen, as that is when you will get the most benefit from using it!

How will I know if a product contains Vitamin C?

Look for the following ingredients on the ingredients list of the product:

  • Vitamin C
  • L-ascorbic acid
  • Ascorbic Acid

Which OhMyGloe products contain Vitamin C?

Click on the below images to shop these Vitamin C rich products!

An OhMyGloe Top Tip:

At OhMyGloe we LOVE the combination of Vitamin C with your sunscreen, and the below product combination, Cosrx's Aloe Soothing Sun Cream SPF50 PA+++ and By Wishtrend's Pure Vitamin C 15% with Ferulic Acid, is loved by all of us in the office!

We would love to know what your experience with Vitamin C has been like! Leave a review here, or tag us on Instagram at @ohmygloe in your reviews!