Citric Acid Information
information on citric acid focuses on vitamin C which is
considered to be a very powerful
antioxidant that not only stimulates collagen production
but contains the skin damaging activities of free radicals.
actually improve the health of skin cells which in turn
healing and the ability of the skin to protect itself against a variety
of harmful environmental factors.
In anti-aging skin rejuvenation treatments the
active ingredient of Vitamin C L-Ascorbic acid is the most popular form
of citric acid found in anti-aging skin care products.
Citric acid is an intrinsic
property found in a wide
array of fruits and vegetables which helps to
protect the skin from damaging free radical activity.
Taking care of your skin to ensure healthy skin cells combined with the
power of an antioxidant actually diminishes
the damage caused by free
radical activity which in turn can help prevent further
signs of aging.
Citrus fruits such as lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits are the
most common source of citric acid.
Citric acid, a natural antioxidant, can effectively treat
those nasty age spots. In the
skin care industry, citric acid is also used for its astringent
and skin lightening properties.
Unfortunately, citric acid information reveals that vitamin C is not as
shelve stable as other active anti-aging ingredients.
Typically skin care products containing a significant concentration of
vitamin C needs to be stored so that it is not subjected to air or
sunlight and is usually sold in containers that are opaque to ensure
that the potency of the vitamin C remains strong.
Vitamin C as an anti-aging treatment accomplishes a variety of
rejuvenating effects including:
It is important to look for Vitamin
C Ester when checking the listing of product ingredients
to ensure that it contains a stable version of Vitamin C Ester,
- increasing collagen production
- significant antioxidant and healing properties
- reduces fine lines and wrinkles
- minimizes the appearance of scars
A word of caution! Do not
layer Vitamin C with a Copper Peptide product as the combination will
nullify the effect of both products.
If you choose to incorporate both of these skin rejuvenation treatments
into your daily skin care regime, simply use them at a different time
Ascorbyl Palmitate is the most
Be sure to visit the skin
care shop to view all anti-aging skin
care treatments grouped in categories for specific aging skin
conditions or by active facial rejuvenation ingredient.
absorbable version of Vitamin C