As we get older our cellular turnover rate begins to slow down causing premature aging. Applying vitamin A topically speeds up cellular turnover. This means our skin is renewing itself much quicker. Speeding up cell turnover is beneficial for virtually all skin concerns including acne, hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and even sensitivities. Choosing your vitamin A Formula is very important as many preparations of this crucial ingredient can be sensitizing. We love Alpharet from Skinbetter Science because it is formulated with hydrating and barrier-repairing ingredients while also being very effective in rejuvenating your skin.
Niacinamide, also known as vitamin B3, is an amazing skincare ingredient. It has multiple benefits including: restoring our skin barrier, controlling excess oil that leads to acne, and correcting and preventing hyperpigmentation. CBD B3 Facial Mist by Glymed Plus is our favorite product here with niacinamide. This is an on the go toner that has all the benefits of niacinamide, plus a calming benefit due to the added CBD preparation.
Tocopherol, also known as vitamin E, is amazing, especially during the winter time. This ingredient helps retain moisture in the skin. When formulated with vitamin C, it has been shown to keep the vitamin C more stable thereby enhancing its performance. You can find this ingredient in Alto Advanced by Skinbetter Science, our favorite antioxidant!
Everyday our skin is exposed to environmental aggressors that breakdown our collagen and elastin causing premature aging. Our skin is under constant attack from free radicals produced within our body and from our environment. These molecules damage our skin cells by breaking down proteins and causing DNA damage. This process is knowns as oxidative stress. Vitamin C is a great antioxidant to protect our skin from free radical damage. Using quality vitamin C-based products will help you retain collagen and elastin so that you can slow the signs of aging. Our favorite antioxidant serum is Alto Advanced by Skinbetter Science. This formula contains a stable form of vitamin C along with 18 other antioxidants that protect our skin from both intrinsic and extrinsic aging!