How Antioxidants Level Up Your Routine
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In skincare, antioxidants are substances that protect the skin from environmental aggressors like pollution or intense UV rays. They are mainly known for their anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits making them great additions to skincare products, but antioxidants can definitely do more to help maintain your skin’s health and appearance.
Now that we've broken down the hidden power of antioxidants, here's a list of common antioxidants used in skincare that you should look out for:
|Vitamin A||Promotes cellular turnover, improves skin texture, and minimizes acne or breakouts|
|Vitamin C||Brightens your complexion, protects against further UV damage, and stimulates collagen production|
|Vitamin E||Moisturizes the skin and enhances the effectiveness of vitamin C|
|Green Tea Extract||Contains polyphenols which has anti-inflammatory properties|
|Niacinamide (aka a form of Vitamin B3)||Helps even out your skin tone and reduces inflammation by improving your skin barrier|
Next time as you browse online or in person, be sure to lookout for antioxidants in your skincare products. Not only can they maintain your skin’s overall health as you grow older, they can offer a multitude of benefits to further level up your skincare game, so definitely give them a try!
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