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Skinceuticals Antioxidant Serums — Primary Benefits to Skin Health and Condition

Antioxidants deliver preventative and repairing advantages.

Within a few days, skin texture, colouring and tone will improve in response to relief from oxidative stress.

Topical Vitamin C is also a strong stimulant of collagen production. Over two months of daily use, it can rebuild the structural protein of the skin, firming, lifting and helping contour the features.

The combined antioxidant and nutritive effects of Skinceuticals Vitamin C Serums reduce lines and wrinkles, and help reduce signs of sun damage.

Maximum results are achieved in three to twelve months, depending on the skin's condition at the onset of use.

These are the most pertinent Skinceuticals antioxidant formulas:

  • Skinceuticals C E Ferulic The most powerful and comprehensive antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and firming serum. Contains a synergistic blend of 15% ascorbic acid, 1% tocopherol and 0.5% ferulic acid.
  • Skinceuticals Serum 20 Contains the highest percentage of stable ascorbic acid found in any treatment. Used as a maximum strength firming treatment, but less of an antioxidant than either of the above formulas.
  • Skinceuticals C + AHA A combination firming and re-texturizing serum containing 15% ascorbic acid and 10% mixed hydroxy acids (glycolic and lactic). Firms from within as it retexturizes uneven skin from the outside.
  • Skinceuticals Serum 15 As per Serum 20, but with 15% ascorbic acid and therefore less firming. Suited to younger skin types with minimal signs of damage and early signs of sagging skin.
  • Skinceuticals Serum 10 As per Serum 20, but with half the ascorbic acid. Suited to the maintenance of young skin types that are showing no damage (before the age of 25), otherwise any of the other Skinceuticals Serums are preferable. Used to prevent loss of elasticity from occurring in the first place and recommended if acne or extreme skin sensitivity is present.
  • Skinceuticals Eye Gel Delivers 5% ascorbic acid in a formula designed especially for the more delicate eye area. Also assists in the treatment of puffy eyes and dark circles.

Ascorbic Acid vs. Ascorbyl Palmitate

Few anti-aging skin care options create as much angst and long-term trepidation as the choice between ascorbic acid and ascorbyl palmitate.

The two prevailing forms of Vitamin C are neither technically nor cosmetically equivalent.

Their suitability and effectiveness for individuals wishing to limit unnecessary permanent damage and increase/restore lift and firmness, both in the long and short term, varies considerably from person to person.

Melbourne Dermatology has compiled extensive data from Visia Medical Complexion Analysis and patient feedback in a new monograph discussing current science and cosmetic dermatological practice.

Patient Spectrum, Patient Benefits: Ascorbic Acid vs Ascorbyl Palmitate — Truth and Utility of Dermatological Vitamin Cs is an authoritative and definitive survey and analysis of current topical Vitamin C theory and practice.

The condensed version serves to arbitrate among various skin conditions, types and cosmetic desires, guiding users quickly to the best possible protocol of use and therefore the most beneficial, satisfying and durable result.

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Skinceuticals : Skinceuticals Serums - Topical Antioxidants :

An Introduction to Skinceuticals Topical Antioxidant Therapy : Skinceuticals Antioxidant Serums — Primary Benefits to Skin Health and Condition : Understanding Photoprotection : Skinceuticals Phloretin CF : Skinceuticals C E Ferulic — Maximal Primary Antioxidants 30 mL/1 Fl. Oz. : Skinceuticals Serum 20 AOX+ : Skinceuticals Serum 15 AOX+ — Firming Primary Antioxidant : Skinceuticals Serum 10 AOX+ — Extra Gentle Firming Primary Antioxidant : Skinceuticals C + AHA — Resurfacing Firming Primary Antioxidant : Skinceuticals Eye Gel AOX+ — Firming Eye Contour Primary Antioxidant : Skinceuticals Vitamin C Serums — General Advice : Skin Care References for Skinceuticals Serums - Topical Antioxidants : Discontinued Skinceuticals Serums (Pre-Ferulic Acid/AOX+) :


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