Dermalogica MultiVitamin Power Serum
Vitamins included: A, C, E, F
Enhances cell turnover, reduces hyperpigmentation and ensures a smoother skin surface.
€71.80/£61.10/$80.20 from dermalogica.co.uk
La Roche Posay Redermic C10
Vitamins included: C, E
Fights skin ageing, reduces the appearance of established lines and wrinkles, dark spots and loss of firmness.
€35/£29.50/$39 from boots.com
Crabtree & Evelyn The Tarocco Orange Skin Silkening Body Soufflé
Vitamins included: C
Makes skin silky soft and refreshingly scented.
€26/£22/$29 from crabtree-evelyn.co.uk
LQ Skin, Hair & Nails
Vitamins included: B7, C, E
‘Super shot’ drink for anti-ageing skin protection.
€35.20/£29.99/$39.30 from Holland and Barrett
Palmer’s Coconut Body Lotion
Vitamins included: E
Luxurious rich moisturisation for decadently pampered skin.
€4.92/£4.19/$5.49 from boots.com
Vitamins are essential for our health and we all know packing up with orange will supply us with vitamin C and keep us away from cold. Sunny vitamin D will keep our bones strong while vitamin E improves blood circulation. We are all aware that we need vitamins for our health. But are we aware that we need them for healthy skin as well?
A well-balanced diet is important for keeping your skin glowing and supple but sometimes getting vitamins through food is just not enough. Your skincare routine is probably still missing vitamins that will help you get the glow you want. Applying vitamins through beauty products is a key to healthy looking skin; that way you improve texture and tone. But first it is important to get to know the vitamins that are beneficial to your skin. A little hint: they work best in a group.
Known also as retinol, Retin A and retinoic acid vitamin A thickens and stimulates the dermis what shows in reduced wrinkles and increased blood flow. It’s beneficial in normalizing blood flow what is good news for all that suffer from rosacea as vitamin A reduces its symptoms. When applied through a cream or any other beauty product vitamin A will smooth wrinkles, even out skin tone, clear up acne and give your skin a glow.
Benefits of Vitamin A:
It’s a whole complex of vitamin B, all very important for proper functioning of the body. Lack of vitamin B however normally reflects in dry skin, dermatitis and acne.
B-complex vitamins promote healthy hair, skin and nails by increasing production of ceramides and fatty acids. Vitamin B12 helps regulate skin’s pigment production and prevents hyperpigmentation, vitamin B3 helps treat acne, skin inflammation and redness while vitamin B5 promotes faster skin healing.
Benefits of B-complex vitamins:
Number 1 enemy of skin ageing! Vitamin C helps creating and promoting the expansion of collagen. It also slows the rate of free radicals and the ageing process, keeping wrinkles and dry skin away. The result is smooth and firm skin without fine lines and discolouration.
Benefits of Vitamin C:
Sunshine vitamin is great with healing and preventing acne and a key ingredient for beautiful skin. It cools inflammation, reduces acne, minimizes wrinkles, boosts collagen production, keeps skin soft, makes lines less noticeable and reduces the appearance of dark spots, all resulting in healthy skin.
Benefits of Vitamin D:
Vitamin E protects your skin from moisture loss. It also protects it from damaging free radicals like UV rays, ozone, and cigarette smoke. The power to fight free radicals also gives Vitamin E the ability to minimize wrinkles while the power to lock moisture helps keeping your skin soft and smooth. Vitamin E also enhances the resorption of skin lipids.
Benefits of Vitamin E:
Vitamin K helps the body heal wounds, bruises and areas affected by surgery. It is also great in fight against stretch marks, spider veins and scars. The most efficient is vitamin K in fight against dark circles as it controls blood clotting.
Benefits of Vitamin K: