Vitamins are essential in skincare! So get the ABCs behind the different vitamins out there. We have a quick guide to vitamins in skincare made with our Picky Expert @theskinsciencegirl!
Vitamin A, also known as retinoids, are known as the hero ingredient for anti-aging! Retinoids help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while also improving hyperpigmentation, acne and enlarged pores. Can also help reduce and balance sebum production.
Also known as niacinamide, vitamin b3 is a helper with soothing and maintaining a healthy skin barrier. Also helps with hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores and excessive sebum production! Look at our All About Niacinamide, From 2% To 20% for all the details.
Also known as panthenol, is a soothing and hydrating queen! Not to mention, it also helps with wound healing. You can check out the Panthenol Ingredient Highlight for more on this vitamin rich ingredient.
Paula’s Choice 10% Niacinamide Booster can help with oil production and tend to breakouts without irritation. A nice, light-weight and watery formula that absorbs quick into the skin!
Beauty of Joseon Calming Serum: Green Tea & Panthenol contains two top soothing ingredients: Green tea and panthenol. Reduce redness and irritation with this fun and fragrance-free serum.
Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid, is an antioxidant power ingredient. Meaning it helps protect our skin from external environmental stressors and free radicals. Vitamin C also helps improve hyperpigmentation and boost that collagen production.
Make sure your vitamin C isn’t oxidized, see the warning signs here!
Skin&Lab Vitamin C Brightening Serum is a light-weight yet hydrating serum with vitamin C and vitamin C derivatives, albeit a lower dose. Fit for those just wanting to start their vitamin C journey. We have more picks listed in the Top 5 Vitamin C Serums!
This vitamin, also known as tocopherol, is another antioxidant power house that shields skin from those environmental factors. It’s also incredibly moisturizing!
Laneige Cream Skin Toner & Moisturizer is a hybrid of toner and cream to bring hydration in a milky fine texture! Tocopherol, green tea leaf extract, glycerin and more star ingredients included.
Vitamin F usually goes by the names linoleic and linoleic acid. This vitamin helps maintain a healthy skin barrier function and improves acne!
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair BarriAir Cream contains linoleic acid, ceramide, green tea leaf extract and more for fighting dry skin without weighing it down or irritation!
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