With so many products in the market, it is sometimes difficult to choose the right serum for you. There are many antioxidants that work for many skin types, but there are some aspects you have to take into consideration.
I've always been an anti-aging skin care fan, but sometimes I do get dizzy. So I set out to do some research to see what aspects I need to take into consideration when choosing a serum.
Before going any further, I have to say that the best anti-aging product you can find on the market is sunscreen. You should never leave your house without it! That being said, antioxidants have the ability to protect your skin from free radical damage -free radicals are molecules that steal electrons from cells to stabilize themselves, as a result, your skin cells get damaged.
These are some of the most common anti-aging serums
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) helps even skin tone, rough texture, reduce fine lines, acne scars, and general dullness. It is also great to protect you from the UV rays.
Vitamin E es great for dry skin, as it provides moisture and it has anti-inflammatory, and wound-healing properties. Thus, a vitamin E serum will help with sensitive and irritated skin.
It is great to treat acne, rosacea, pigmentation issues, and wrinkles. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which also makes it beneficial for people prone to blemishes and blackheads.
Also known as vitamin A, retinol helps with cell turnover, stimulates collagen, accelerates cell renewal.
It is hydrating, and it contributes to the skin's barrier. It prevents free radical damage and also stimulates wound healing,. In addition, it reduces the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles while retaining moisture to the skin.
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