Skin brightening Vitamin C serum and face mask
We all know that Vitamins are very important part of our diet, they help in maintaining good health and improve immunity. And when it comes to skin Vitamin C play a very crucial role. It helps to build Collagen and skin cells. They help fight aging problem and improve the skin elasticity. It also improves immunity which help fight various skin problems on regular basis. Taken internally has innumerable benefits but when applied topically in form of Serum and mask also has multiple benefits.
Vitamin C is easily available in nature in many fruits and vegetables. Eating fresh fruits and veggies provide more amount of Vitamin C to body. Another great advantage of Vitamin C is it helps in improving the digestive functioning of our body. This helps our body to get rid off the waste and get clear skin, acne free skin.
Vitamin C Skin brightening properties
Vitamin C has amazing skin brightening properties. It removes the tan, and gives radiant and glowing skin. It also reduces the acne marks and blemishes from the skin. And that is why many skin products in market has Vitamin C in it. The latest craze in market is about Vitamin C serum. It is available but quite expensive. But the good thing is that we can easily make it home which may cost hardly few bucks!
Vitamin C Serum
Important things to note when preparing this Serum
We will use only L-ascorbic acid(Vitamin C) which is very sensitive to sunlight. The power of it easily vanishes in presence of Sunlight(Photo sensitive). So, to store this Serum use a dark container and always place it away from Sunlight.
Vitamin C taken in excess can cause skin irritation and rashes. So, use it only 5-10% in the preparation. Start preparation firstly with 5% and slowly make it to 10%. Exceeding that level is quite risky and not advisable.
Ingredients required for Vitamin C Serum
Vitamin C powder 1/4 tsp.
Rose water 2 tsp.
Glycerine 1 tsp.
Dark container for storage.
- Add Vitamin C powder to the container.
- Then add Rose water and Glycerin.
- Close the bottle with lid and shake well so that Vitamin C powder gets completely dissolved in Rose water. And yeah! Vitamin C Serum is ready!
- Store the container in cool dark place away from direct Sunlight.
Firstly clean the face. And apply 2-3 drops of Vitamin C Serum regularly at bed time and leave it overnight. This preparation will last for 1 week only. So, prepare it fresh every week and apply for maximum benefits.
Tip 1 You can use Vitamin C tablet labelled L-ascorbic acid and crush it to powder form and use it in Vitamin C Serum preparation.
Tip 2 You can also use few drops of Vitamin E or pure almond oil in the Vitamin C serum to reap extra benefits.
Vitamin C face mask
This face mask we will use fresh and natural form of Vitamin C which will instantly show the results making skin bright and tight. Oranges are loaded with high amount of Vitamin C. Honey used in this face mask has amazing moisturizing properties which will deeply moisturize the skin and keep it hydrated. This face mask will also help to lighten the acne marks.
Fresh orange juice 3 tsp.
Honey 1 tsp.
Gram flour 2 tsp.
Take Gram flour into a clean bowl and add fresh Orange juice. Now mix it properly.
Now add Honey to the mixture and mix well till the mixture is lump free.
Note Take only fresh Orange juice. Freshly made Orange juice has maximum Vitamin C content.
- Firstly clean the face with water and pat dry it.
- Then apply carefully on the face in upwards direction with a clean face pack brush.
- Let the face mask stay for 15 mins.
- Wash it off with water.
- Use this face pack once a week to get bright and beautiful acne free skin.
So, try these two skin brightening Serum and face mask home remedies and get bright flawless skin.
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