Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Latest Trend - Do-It-Yourself Homemade Vitamin C Serum

What is the fountain of youth? Why do some people naturally age better than others? Why does our appearance change as we age? These are all questions that everyone wonders or avoids. People always try to look better and younger as they age. What is the secret to staying young?According to Wikipedia the fountain of youth is a spring that gives youth back to anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters. Now whether or not this spring exists or actually heals is yet to be determined, but it is talked about everywhere. Everyone is searching to look younger.Aging naturally occurs over time regardless of what people do, that is the bad news. The good news is there are ways people can actually slow aging. Protecting skin from the sun, watching diet, and really being careful about what is applied to skin are 3 simple ways to help fight aging.Young skin is full of Vitamin C which produces collagen. Collagen is a protein that keeps skin elastic. Without elasticity wrinkles begin to form. As The body ages, the Vitamin C levels drop dramatically.Vitamin C is the ultimate antioxidant. It promotes collagen growth which reduces and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Vitamin C also repairs unfriendly sun spots. It also helps brighten and tighten skin. Vitamin C can also reduce inflammation.

There is a secret that most people do not know about vitamin C. Vitamin C has a short shelf life. Because vitamin C is so unstable making your own improves the potency. Store bought C is not as high quality as marketed.Do it yourself homemade Vitamin C is the best anti aging product. The process is really simple. Get one dark colored container to store the product and then mix 1/2 tsp Vitamin C powder with 1 tablespoon Hyaluronic Acid Serum and that is it. Only mix what you can use in 3-5 days.This technique does come with a couple tips. First. do not add extra vitamin c powder as it is acidic and can/will burn skin. Second, if skin is sensitive just add extra Hyaluronic Acid Serum. Finally a nice quality control tool is to test the vitamin C serum on a pH test strip. It should read about a 3.5 to be in the perfect form and then formulation can be adjusted for specific skin type.Homemade vitamin C serum is the new beauty trend. People love making their own because of the high potency resulting in better results and because of the cost savings.

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