Welcome to Contour Collection, a Boutique Aesthetics Practice dedicated to helping you achieve the skin of your dreams. We are here to shed light on a skin care secret that can elevate your skincare routine during the scorching summer months in Colorado’s beautiful, sunny climate. Yes, we're talking about Vitamin C, a game-changer when it comes to enhancing the efficacy of your sunscreen.
THE BENEFITS OF VITAMIN C
A Potent Antioxidant Shield:
Colorado's summer brings abundant sunshine, which means increased exposure to harmful UV rays. Vitamin C acts as a powerful antioxidant, safeguarding your skin from free radicals generated by sun exposure, pollution, and other environmental stressors. By neutralizing these harmful molecules, Vitamin C helps minimize oxidative stress, the primary cause of premature aging and skin damage.
Enhancing Sunscreen's Effectiveness:
Most people don’t know that adding Vitamin C to your morning routine can enhance the effectiveness of your sunscreen. Vitamin C helps to neutralize free radicals that sneak past your sunscreen's protection, acting as a secondary line of defense. By layering your sunscreen with a Vitamin C serum, you're fortifying your skin's resilience against UV damage and amplifying the overall protection.
Brightening and Evening Out Skin Tone:
We all know that excessive sun exposure can lead to uneven pigmentation, causing dark spots and an overall dull complexion. Vitamin C is renowned for its ability to brighten the skin and even out skin tone. It inhibits the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for dark spots, making it a valuable ally in maintaining a radiant and youthful appearance throughout the summer months.
Collagen Synthesis for Youthful Skin:
Collagen, the structural protein responsible for maintaining skin elasticity and firmness, naturally declines with age. UV radiation accelerates this process, leading to the formation of wrinkles and sagging skin. Vitamin C plays a vital role in collagen synthesis, supporting the production of this crucial protein and promoting a plump and youthful complexion. By incorporating Vitamin C into your daily routine, you're nurturing your skin's natural ability to repair and regenerate.
A Multi-Tasking Skincare Superhero:
In addition to its protective and anti-aging benefits, Vitamin C offers a host of other advantages. It helps reduce inflammation, soothes redness, and supports the skin's natural healing process. Furthermore, it aids in diminishing the appearance of acne scars and supports the skin's barrier function, keeping it hydrated and supple.
A WORD ABOUT THE MOST WIDELY SOLD VITAMIN C WORLD WIDE
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic has additional technology. The synergistic combination of 15% pure vitamin C (l-ascorbic acid), pure vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) and 0.5% ferulic acid. It is formulated under the Duke Antioxidant patent. Vitamin C is a highly-potent antioxidant that by its structure has difficulty being effectively absorbed by skin. The Duke Antioxidant patent outlines the formulation parameters required for effective delivery of vitamin C to skin: 1) pure l-ascorbic acid (vitamin C); 2) an acidic pH within the 2.0-3.5 pH range and; 3) a concentration between 10%-20%. SkinCeuticals is the only brand to formulate antioxidants according to these parameters.
WHY WE LOVE C E FERULIC:
Increases firmness by up to 37%
Reduces the appearance of fine lines by up to 27%
Reduces the appearance of wrinkles by up to 36%
Enhances skin radiance by up to 44%
Demonstrated to provide 8x the skin’s natural environmental protection
Reduces up to 48% of potential damage from free radicals formed by pollution, the sun and metals
Once absorbed, this vitamin C serum remains effective for a minimum of 72 hours
Paraben-free and ideal for normal, dry, and sensitive skin types
With our sun-kissed summer in full swing, it's crucial to bolster your skincare routine with the right allies. Vitamin C stands tall as a skincare superhero, helping to fortify your sunscreen's protective abilities while bestowing your skin with a radiant and youthful glow. Remember, the summer months in Colorado can be particularly intense, demanding extra care and attention. So, seize the power of Vitamin C and unlock beautifully protected and nourished skin. Make Contour your go-to skincare shop and enjoy 10% off on in-store purchases.
If you have any questions about Vitamin C, or any other skin care products, we are here to help! You can reach us at (720) 629-8921, or you can book a New Client Consultation to learn more. We're happy to answer any questions you may have and guide you through the process.