Topical use vitamins on the skin: know what are the benefits on your skin.
Vitamins are components that are present in many products, because they are components that have several benefits for the health of your skin, with antiaging effects, anti-wrinkles, antioxidants, and many others. Besides, vitamins are responsible for the significant improvement of the efficacy of some cosmetic products on your skin.
The antioxidant effect of vitamins, help to neutralize the free radicals generated both by UV light and also those generated by pollutants, thus preventing their cells from being damaged.
I brought you some of these vitamins, like vitamins A, B, C, D, and E. Check out the benefits and what each one can do to your skin!
Retinol (Vitamin A)
Vitamin A contains derivatives known as retinoids, which are widely used because of their anti-aging action. Using vitamin A (retinol) in its topical form, found in creams, as well as as as retinoic acid, will help you to fight the signs of aging.
The retinol can stimulate the cells that are responsible for the production of collagen from your skin, and this will end up helping on the strengthening of your skin, on the filling of its fine lines, besides protecting you from sun rays.
Niacinamide (Vitamin B)
The vitamin b has an essential substance that can be known as niacinamide as well as nicotinamide. When this vitamin is used topically (daily) it can have a very positive impact on the health of our skin, because this ingredient is a powerful antioxidant, capable of removing the free radical molecules generated by the environment.
Niacinamide also helps in the production of lipids for our skin, being one of them the ceramic and also the fatty acids that can strengthen the skin and prevent it from losing water. And to maintain the skin humidity means to raise the levels of strengthening of our epidermal barrier.
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
The ascorbic acid present in vitamin C, will help in the production of collagen from our skin, besides also reducing the free radicals, minimizing a lot of damage to the skin caused on a daily basis.
Vitamin c will stimulate the fibroblasts, and thus will stimulate the production of collagen fibers, and as a consequence, your skin will be firmer, without spots, because it also has a whitening effect on the skin. However, it is necessary to be careful with this acid, because it can also burn your skin if used in an incorrect way.
Calciferol (Vitamin D)
Also known as the sun’s vitamin, vitamin D has numerous benefits when used topically, effects such as; anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, proliferative, and repairing action for the skin.
Tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Vitamin E is one of the most important vitamins for the human organism when we talk about vitamins with antioxidant action.
Besides a great antioxidant, vitamin E prevents oxidative damage to cells and helps in the removal of free radicals, especially when our skin is exposed to UV light, pollution, smoke, and other free radicals harmful to our skin, which can damage collagen.
It is also very moisturizing and helps to strengthen the barriers of our skin, and still has the action of being a natural anti-inflammatory.
Now that you know some vitamins that are essential for the health and beauty of our skin, always look for products that have some vitamin in their composition! Nowadays the market has been each time more in expansion and bringing products like this from all prices. And if you don’t know yet what is your kind of skin and what care you need to have with it, click here, and check a post I made about skin types.