Why is Vitamin C Good for Your Skin?

Why is Vitamin C Good For Your Skin?

  Many people are familiar with the overall immune boosting benefits of Vitamin C, and some know it's good for the skin, but most don't understand how or why Vitamin C is so beneficial for the skin inside and out.

Role of Vitamin C in the Body

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  Vitamin C is a micro nutrient our body needs that it can only synthesize through outside sources (food, supplements and topical application).  It's critical for the growth and repair of tissues in every part of the body, and forms an important protein used to make and repair skin, tendons, ligaments and blood vessels.  It is also required for wound healing and the formation of scar tissue.


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