BUY 2 GET 1 FREE SALE HAPPENING NOW!

Ritual Blog — serum RSS



The skin lightening abilities of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is one of those micronutrients that your body does not produce on its own. These are called essential vitamins. With proper nutrition, we receive these vitamins and our bodies use them for different functions. For example, Vitamin C is used to treat and prevent scurvy and shorten the common cold. When it comes to your skin, you can't just eat a bunch of oranges and hope that your hyperpigmentation will go away. However, with a topical Vitamin C solution, you can lighten and even get rid of your freckles and sun damage. So how does it work? Basically it blocks an action called tyrosinase, which turns tyrosine into melanin (the thing that gives your skin color). When your...

Continue reading