Is Vitamin C suitable for all skin types?

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danceyourownway Wed 05-Aug-20 20:02:30

I used a Medik8 serum every morning, no idea if it works but it feels and smells good.

Ghost9525 Wed 05-Aug-20 19:54:07

Sunday Riley’s vitamin C serum is the only one I’ve ever even seen a difference from it was the best highly recommend

Teal99 Wed 05-Aug-20 06:48:06

It can be too harsh for sensitive skin.

ScorpioSphinxInACalicoDress Tue 04-Aug-20 23:57:49

Check out Nadine Baggot's YouTube video on Vit C, there are lots of different types and concentrations and some are better than others. The best "type" is L-Ascorbic Acid in the ingredients list.
GOW have 23% Vit C and Ferrulic acid serum, I'm just finishing a bottle of that.
My favourite (and one I go back to) is Vichy. It just makes my skin glow.

Tinks15 Tue 04-Aug-20 22:35:52

Thanks all will look at these. Anyone else have experience using Vitamin C with skin like mine?

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diddlediddle Sat 01-Aug-20 20:07:33

I like Paula's choice vitamin c booster 15% - definitely helps spots. Also check out retinols - they're proven to help spots (OTC versions are weaker versions of prescription acne medication)

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Drogonssmile Sat 01-Aug-20 19:56:34

I get hormonal acne around the chin and jawline and Super Facialist vitamin C cleansing oil and also the micro polish have worked wonders. They also brighten old hyperpigmented scarring.

https://superfacialist.co.uk/shop/?filter_concern=dull-skin

Tinks15 Sat 01-Aug-20 19:52:41

I have blemish prone skin. I’ve never used Vitamin C but been hearing that it’s really good. Would it be suitable for my skin & if so any particular brand?

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