Beautiful skin, regardless of age, is a dream of both women and men. However, before you decide to reach for the solutions of modern aesthetic medicine, use natural methods. A dermatologist shared a video showing how vitamin C affects the skin.
Home care treatments can bring spectacular results without a lot of money. However, in order to achieve the goal, professional knowledge is necessary. Dr. Mamina Turegano shares her knowledge of dermatology on social media. This time she showed how vitamin C works on the skin.
Forget about rejuvenating treatments. Use the power of nature
The aforementioned Dr. Mamina Turegano is a dermatologist who has been treating many skin diseases for eight years. The specialist also runs an account on TikTok, where she discusses various problems and answers questions from Internet users. In one of the videos, she posted information about how vitamin C protects the skin.
The doctor conducted an experiment. She cut the apple in half. She applied vitamin C serum to one part and left the other without any additives. She left the fruit in the sun for about two hours, then compared their appearance.
The serum-covered apple half looked as if it had just been sliced open. It remained bright and juicy. The other part of the fruit, on the other hand, turned darker, dried up and slightly wrinkled. This simple example showed how vitamin C protects our skin from premature aging and the effects of UV rays.
Vitamin C is the elixir of youth? Why is it so important?
When talking about vitamin C, lemon and the fight against colds most often come to mind. However, its power is much greater. Scientists often analyze it as a natural antioxidant. It has long been known that ascorbic acid has many advantages. Positive effect on the following ailments:
- fights free radicals, stops the aging process,
- improves the condition of articular cartilages,
- prevents bone decalcification,
- supports the wound healing process,
- strengthens gums and teeth,
- regulates blood pressure,
- seals and strengthens blood vessels.
Vitamin C is also involved in the formation of collagen. As a result, the aging process is significantly delayed and the joints gain full efficiency.