We all know how vitamins can benefit our health but have you tried using them in your skincare products? The beauty industry has recently turned more towards natural vitamins rather than harsh man-made chemicals. With recent sales of Vitamin C serums skyrocketing we decided to take a look at and find out which are the best skincare vitamins available to use on our skin.
The most common skin problems can easily be fixed with the right Vitamins and benefit your skincare. If your suffering with skincare problems such as tired, dull or major breakouts. Don’t worry I’m going to help fix all your problems with the best products & skincare vitamins you should be using.
We looked at the 5 best vitamins that you can use in your beauty routine, which products to use and how best to use them to instantly improve the look of your skin and give you a boost of natural radiance.
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1. Vitamin A, Retinol/Retinoids
The new must-have serum, Retinol reduces fine lines by increasing collagen production. Collagen is the protein that acts as a scaffold to provide strength and structure under your skin. Retinol also gives your skin a natural glow, evens skin tone and improves skin complexion.
Pixie Retinol Tonic is an affordable product, with all the benefits and easy to use. Simply apply 2-3 drops to a cotton pad and wipe over your face in the evenings after your moisturiser.
2. Vitamin B, Niacin
Is great for more specific skin problems. If you suffer from Eczema, Rosacea, Dermatitis or sun damage Vitamin B can easily treat these. Reduces redness in the skin and minimises pores by regulating the amount of sebum your skin produces.
Apply 2-3 drops Alpha-H Vitamin B Serum Morning & evenings on freshly cleansed dry skin. This can also be used under foundation or concealer.
3. Vitamin C
Vitamin C is amazing. Not only does it enhance the natural radiance in your skin, but hydrates and energises too. REN Daily Vitamin Gel is bursting with a zingy, sweet citrus freshness. Which is great if you need a boost in the mornings.
I recommend using Vitamin C Mask once a week whilst soaking in the bath.
4. Vitamin E
The ultimate skin protector minimises scars, inflammation and skin irritations. Also helps with sry/flaky skin and protects the skin from further damage. It is also a natural anti-inflammatory to help soothe and calm your skin.
Lancôme Bienfait Multi-Vital SPF 30 Day Cream Moisturizer is my go-to face cream. I first came across it when I was going through my mum’s makeup bag many years ago. It’s a cult favourite in our house.
5. Vitamin K
If like me you have dark under-eyes then you need to add this into your skin regime. Vitamin K has been found to brighten the under eyes when used daily. Herbal Dynamics Brightening Eye Cream works perfectly as its powerful correcting treatment. Smoothing out imperfections, reducing redness and dark circles.
Plus – Antioxidants, AHA’s & BHA’s
Have you heard of Glycolic acid or Salicylic acid but no idea what they are for? They are skin non-abrasive skin exfoliators and will give you beautiful glowing skin. These help gently peel away dead skin cells away from your face. This helps boost collagen and fight against those horrible free radicals.
- Free radicals cause dull, uneven skin tone and age spots.
Glycolic Fix Night Extreme Scrub unclogs pores and fights blemishes. Wipe the easy to use pads over face & neck 2-3 times a week at night. ensure to apply SPF in the mornings.
I’d love to hear your thoughts or if you need any advice with a specific problem. Please feel free to leave a comment and let me know if you wish to discuss anything further.