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Powerful Vitamin C Serum For Every Skin Problem

Updated: June 16, 2019

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We all know that how important is Vitamin C for our health as well as for skin. There are many fruits and vegetables which can give you vitamin C but to get more skin benefit from it, you can apply it topically to your skin. One of the best way to apply it is in the form of Vitamin C serum.

Yes, Vitamin C serum has many benefits including fading fine line, dark spots, uneven skin tone, and acne. Let’s see how can we make this powerful Vitamin C Serum.


Why Vitamin C Serum For Skin?

This vitamin C serum is made with many powerful ingredients which can solve many skin problems. Take a look at what are the ingredients in this serum and how can they help your skin.

Vitamin C

  • The antioxidant properties of vitamin C and its role in collagen synthesis make vitamin C a vital molecule for skin health.
  • It helps boost collagen production which helps in fading fine lines and wrinkles.
  • It also helps in lightening scars, dark spots, under eye dark circles & fine lines and uneven patches due to cell regenerative property.
  • In addition to its anti-aging benefits, it is also great for protecting your skin from damage, especially from the sun rays. Of course, topical vitamin C should not be considered an alternative to wearing sunscreen, but when combined with regular sunscreen application, it can really work wonders for your skin.
  • It can also help to heal small cuts, acne scars, and other blemishes more quickly and effectively.
  • In addition to improving your skin’s overall complexion, vitamin C can brighten otherwise dull skin, allowing it to look healthier and more vibrant.

Rose Water

  • It helps to maintain the skin’s pH and controls excess oil.
  • It has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce the redness of the irritated skin,
  • It helps in preventing acne, dermatitis, and eczema due to antibacterial property.
  • It is a great cleanser and toner which aids in removing oil and dirt and unclog the blocked pores.
  • It hydrates, revitalizes and moisturizes the skin.
  • The antioxidant properties of rose water help to strengthen skin cells and regenerate skin tissues.

Argan Oil

  • It hydrates, softens and protects the skin and it is good for all skin type. It is non-sticky in nature and absorbs quickly into the skin.
  • It’s high in linoleic acid content which helps to reduce the inflammation associated with acne while healing damaged skin, scars and acne.
  • It fades wrinkles and dark spots while lightening scars and under eye area dark circles.

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Vitamin E Oil

  • Vitamin E oil treats wrinkles by supporting new skin cell growth and speeding up cell regeneration. It can also work to hydrate and moisturize dry skin.
  • It also prevents and repairs the free radical damage. When applied topically to dark spots and scars on the skin, it helps to lighten and smooth the rough skin by lubricating cell membranes and encouraging cell regeneration.

Glycerine

  • It is used to treat many skin conditions, like acne, skin infections, wrinkles and fine lines.
  • It attracts moisture to your skin which is why it is considered a humectant.
  • It is an emollient, making skin not only moist but soft and supple to the touch.

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Procedure To Make Vitamin C Serum

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Get your every problem solved with this vitamin C serum. It helps to remove wrinkles, dark spots, uneven skin tone, acne, dark circles, and scars.
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Recipe type: Vitamin C Face Serum
Cuisine: DIY, Beauty
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Instructions
How To Make
  1. Mix rose water and glycerine, and in a small glass or ceramic bowl until combined.
  2. Add the Vitamin C powder and mix it well with a wooden spoon until the Vitamin C is dissolved.
  3. Now add argan and vitamin e oil and mix everything properly.
  4. Pour the mixture into a dark-colored glass dropper bottle using a funnel and again shake the bottle for 1 minute. It is important to use colored glass because Vitamin C oxidizes fast!
  5. Store the serum in the fridge for 1 week. This serum has a shorter shelf life because the Vitamin C oxidizes in the water over time. So, try to use the batch within 1 week.
  6. It can be applied morning and night after cleansing the face.
How To Apply
  1. Apply it on your cleansed face twice a day.
  2. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before going out in the sun.
Notes
You might find it tingles when applied, this is normal. If it burns, then make a weaker dilution(like use ¼ teaspoon or ⅛ teaspoon vitamin C powder). Do not apply this serum if its color has changed, it happens due to the oxidation process of vitamin C.
Always do a patch test.

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14 Comments

  • Reply
    Rita D'Souza
    August 10, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    What is vitamin C powder. I live in Mumbai and I have not seen this anywhere

    • Reply
      Mamta
      August 11, 2018 at 8:51 am

      Hi Rita,
      Vitamin C also known as L-Ascorbic acid. You can find this in medical stores, ask for vitamin c tablets which you can crush to make a powder and use it in the recipe.
      You can also buy online from amazon.in here.

  • Reply
    Dia
    August 19, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    Instead of Argan oil, can I use avocado or almond oil?

    • Reply
      Mamta
      August 22, 2018 at 7:18 am

      Hi Dia, yes can choose any carrier oil according to your skin need.

  • Reply
    Leanne
    October 21, 2018 at 11:06 pm

    Do I use a moisturizer after applying the vitamin c syrum?

    • Reply
      Mamta
      October 22, 2018 at 10:25 am

      Hi Leanne, I recommend to apply moisturizer when the serum is fully absorbed by the skin.

  • Reply
    Filomena
    January 12, 2019 at 6:02 am

    Hello mamta .
    Am filomena from south africa .
    I would like to thank you for the recepies and since subscribing to your news letters i have enjoyed making the creams and stopped using store brought ones .
    My 10 year old daughter has eczema since she was a baby .i made the eczema cream and its done wonders my daughter enjoying it and she doesn’t scratch as much and slowly the eczema is disappeared and its provide relief thank you so much

    • Reply
      Mamta
      January 28, 2019 at 8:08 am

      Hi Filomena,
      Thanks for sharing your experiences. I am glad that the eczema cream helped your daughter.

  • Reply
    Ruth
    February 14, 2019 at 6:19 am

    HI.. can i use aloe vera gel instead of glycerine. thanks

    • Reply
      Mamta
      February 17, 2019 at 9:29 am

      Hi Ruth,
      Yes, you can use aloe vera gel but the consistency of serum will be different.

  • Reply
    Archana
    May 15, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    How can we extend the expiring date of vitamin C serum….
    So that i can sell it

    • Reply
      Mamta
      May 23, 2019 at 6:49 am

      Hi Archana,
      I have not used any preservative in this. I am not sure how this will behave with a preservative. You can try with different non toxic preservatives like liquid germaben plus or optiphen.

  • Reply
    Lauren Rose
    May 23, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    This recipe doesn’t say when to add the argan oil and vitamin e oil. I was going to add after the vitamin c is dissolved – is this OK or should it be done differently?

    • Reply
      Mamta
      May 24, 2019 at 2:34 pm

      Hi Lauren,
      Yes, you should add the argan oil and vitamin e oil after vitamin c is dissolved.

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