Give Your Skin A Boost With Vitamin C

June 24, 2013

Almost 20 years ago, a Duke University scholar published a groundbreaking paper that showed how a form of vitamin C called L-ascorbic acid reduced UVB damage when applied to the backs of hairless pigs. This evidence suggested that photo-damage or “sun spots” could be repaired with topical use of vitamin C—and that was big news for anyone concerned with signs of aging. Research has since proven the benefits, stability issues, and usage requirements for vitamin C. Further research continued to show vitamin C’s positive effect on skin.


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