Is Vitamin C Good For Acne?

How Does Vitamin C Serum Help With Acne?

Acne is also known as acne vulgaris, is a common skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide and can also include other skin conditions such as pimples, pustules and oily skin. Acne can be caused by a lot of different underlying factors such as imbalance, weakened immune system and allergies to name a few and occurs when pores of your skin become blocked with oil, dead skin or bacteria.

Vitamin C is one of the most important antioxidants which can be found in the skin which contains anti-inflammatory properties which can help with acne as they reduce the redness and swelling of acne. It is important to note vitamin C cannot cure acne, however, some of its properties as mentioned can help treat and prevent breakouts.  

Vitamin C Reduces Inflammation

Vitamin C  may reduce inflammation as it contains properties that help reduce redness and swelling which is the result of acne. Using acne products that contain vitamin C to help increase the process of reducing inflammation.

Vitamin C Boosts Collagen

Vitamin C helps stimulate collagen production in the skin. Collagen helps improve skin elasticity, increases blood flow to the skin, improves skin tone and facilitates skin healing. This is much needed as your skin can get discoloured and damaged due to acne - with vitamin C you can help speed up the process.

Vitamin C And Acne Scars

Vitamin C cannot cure acne scars but may reduce the visibility of acne scars due to the increase of collagen which helps repair and rebuild healthy skin, which as a result will accelerate the healing of acne scars. 

Vitamin C May Reduce Hyperpigmentation

Dark spots or patches can appear on your skin as a result of acne. Dark spots, also known as hyperpigmentation is completely harmless to your skin but we understand it can affect your self-confidence. Vitamin C can act as a brightening agent and reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation.

How Can DW Aesthetics Help With Acne?

Here at DW Aesthetics, we work directly with pharmacists and beauty professionals to help create products to help with your acne. Over time we now have a range of acne treatments that can help with your acne. One of our most popular is the Smooth and Clear Serum, which is perfect for combination and oily skin types if you’re suffering acne. The serum delivers a potent combination of pore refining, exfoliating, skin-strengthening, calming and brightening ingredients to smooth the complexion, lessen the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, control oiliness and breakouts while helping to even out the skin tone.

Online Skin Consultation

We offer a free 15-minute online skin consultation if you would like to discuss your acne with a skincare expert. After your skincare consultation, you will be emailed a list of recommended products and regimes to help address your acne.