Vitamins for your skin
Vitamins for your Skin
I just finished my exams for a new Diploma in Organic Skincare Business today. Now this is done and dusted! I started the course in June 2020. I am now waiting for the assessment results.
I learned about different Vitamins. I think it is nice to share with you the different vitamins required by your skin
Here we go:
Retinoids derived from this is used in skincare products for anti aging.
There are 9 B vitamins and most prominent for skincare is Vit B3
That aids in collagen generation that results in increasing elasticity of the skin by improving loose skin and reduce wrinkles.
This is a powerful anti oxidant that protects your skin from free radicals produced by UVB and UVA ray's of the sun.
Not very relevant for skin, but I am researching on products that will supplement this vitamin to your body for you to have other benefits.
Helps to introduce other compounds to your skin. It has anti inflammatory properties and is an excellent anti oxidant.
They exist in two structurally similar forms.
Vitamin K1 - since 2009 it's usage in skincare products and cosmetics are prohibited in EU. It had various reactions by consumers who used up to 1% in the products
It has none of these problems and it increases youthfulness and suppleness in the skin and is widely used in lotions.
Now you know I did study hard and do my research right :)