Acne and skin blemishes are awful. They can even disrupt your social and professional life, and they certainly don’t do anything positive for your self-esteem. Many people consider them to be an unfortunate part of life that they just can’t do anything about - but this is only partly true. While there’s no way to fully predict when a breakout will occur, or to completely stop your skin from blemishing, there are some best practices when it comes to your skin that will reduce the severity and frequency of these occurrences. Continue reading for 5 ways to reduce unwanted acne and blemishes.
You already know that vitamin C is good for you internally. It’s present in a lot of the foods we eat, as well as many health supplements. It’s responsible for the formation of blood vessels, cartilage, muscle and collagen in bones. Vitamin C is also a powerful antioxidant and an important building block for skin health that helps protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules that you produce naturally through metabolic processes, and are exposed to through UV light from the sun and environmental stressors such as pollution. Vitamin C has even been shown to be effective in helping skin protect and repair itself when applied topically. Continue reading to discover the 4 top benefits of vitamin C for your skin health.