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How To Use Retinol & Vitamin C In Your Skincare Routine

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Right way of using Retinol & Vitamin C In Your Skincare Routine


Hoe to Use Vitamin C Serum and Retinol in best way for a glowing skin?

Vitamins provide the body with essential nutrients and holster body functions like healing wounds, strengthening bones, producing collagen, and accelerating cellular regeneration rate. Let’s discuss how two contrasting vitamin active serums play a vital role in our skincare without disrupting the skin’s natural balance.

Both Vitamin C & Retinol come from two different classes of vitamins. Retinol being a potent form of Vitamin A, it’s easy to think that these two work together. But Vitamin C has a lower pH compared to Retinol and therefore if applied together, Vitamin C Serum lowers the pH of Retinol Serum which in the end amounts to nothing.

Serums work best during night time because your body is in a state of rest and the solutions can work on the problem area with less interference from external factors like UV light, blue light. Yes, the science of applying serum right after you’re done with your phone and 10 minutes (absorption time) before getting into bed works wonders as it allows your body to focus on healing rather than the strenuous brain activity.

Even though Vitamin C Serum cannot be used right alongside Retinol Serum, there are ways to make this duo work, coz why not? Both of them have strong antioxidant & cell repairing properties that will help the skin get better faster.

Here are 2 ways in which Vitamin C Serum & Retinol Serum can be integrated into your skincare routine-

1. A.M. & P.M. Regimen On the Same Day:

Vitamin C Serum can be used in the A.M. routine followed by sunscreen and Retinol at night. The reason why this is effective is that even though both the serums work best at night, Retinol is a vehicle that penetrates the many layers of skin to fix damaged tissues so it is better to use it during uninterrupted hours of the night. This routine is recommended for people who are used to using Retinol & Vitamin C Serum.

2. Alternating Between Days:

This approach is more suggested for first-time users because as mentioned earlier both serums accelerate skin regeneration. Using two such highly potent serums in one day can increase sensitivity. Also, the effects of Vitamin C Serum can be neutralized by UV light when applied during the day without sunscreen. So, it is best to use both the serums alternatively at night.

Religiously following and sticking to one routine for 2 months is the key to seeing visible results. Brands like The Derma Co. simplify the relationship between science and skin + hair care. The products are dermatologist-designed with safe, proven, and hardworking clinical ingredients like 20% Vitamin C Serum, AHA-BHA Gel & Kojic Acid Cream to address skin issues like acne & pigmentation in 3-6 weeks without side-effects.

Their newly launched 0.3% Retinol Serum is enhanced with the latest stabilization and delivery technologies to ensure a steady and even release into the skin to minimize irritation associated with Retinol. This makes it suitable for all skin types and also makes the experience of Retinol comfortable for new users. Apart from that it is well known the benefits of Vitamin C and Retinol for skin that are widely used in skin improvement products.

Now the question arises is why you should go with this brand The Derma Co? It is very clear that the well-known cosmetologist and dermatologist Dr. Soma Sarkar is personally answering the queries, and also digital technology is being used for assessment. She is an Aesthetic Dermatologist and holds an experience of 12 Years Overall. She has been a crucial contributor with The Derma Co in providing extremely effective regimes to solve users' problems and taking away their stress with the integrity of the appropriate use of technology.

Remember, too many cooks spoil a dish. Consuming vitamins in your diet and topically applying vitamin serums should be a balanced act. Our job is to provide the essentials because as we age our body needs our help in producing them. But by doing so, we should not go overboard coz in the end, it’s all going down the same bloodstream and working for the same cause. If your regular diet includes plenty of vitamins and minerals then apply the serums once every day or thrice a week depending.