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How Does Vitamin C Help The Skin?
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HOW CAN VITAMIN C HELP? Sun Protection – Studies have shown that Vitamin C helps protect the skin from both UVA and UVB light. It doesn’t absorb the rays, so a sunscreen is still necessary – but it should neutralize the damaging free radicals produced when the harmful rays interact with the skin. Collagen Booster – Some scientists believe that collagen is boosted by Vitamin C to repair itself, thereby increasing skin firmness and helping to smooth out fine wrinkles. Spot Guard – Vitamin C has been reported to inhibit the production of melanin which in turn evens out skin tone. Healer – Certain...