As many of you already know, I love Dr Julia Hunters’ skin products. They’re a lot more therapeutic than most products and I’ve had fantastic results with them. If I had to choose my most favourite, effective product it would have to be her vitamin C powder. It made such a visible difference to the skin above my eyes (although my eyes can only tolerate it every other day), even Dr Hunter herself was hugely impressed.
Here she explains why it’s so effective and beneficial.
Vitamin C Powder
Okay, why should everybody incorporate using a Vitamin C powder into their skin regimen? First of all, a powder is much better than a cream. And the reason is that Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin and once you mix it into a liquid or a cream, it oxidises and it oxidises quickly and so you basically got nothing that’s therapeutic in the bottle. So, it’s ideal to use a Vitamin C powder. Why do you use vitamin C? Because, number one, it’s anti-inflammatory and life is an inflammatory event. Inflammation is the cause of all disease in aging. So, everything that we do that’s anti-inflammatory is slowing down the clock and turning back the clock. Which is why you take Vitamin C internally and why you take Vitamin C externally. So, you can mix a Vitamin C powder into any of your skin products. But you do not put Vitamin C on skin that’s irritated. First you have to, you want to go a little bit, you want to heal, you want to calm, you want to nurture, you want to replenish your skin first before you start putting the Vitamin C on because it’s very strong.
People who have enlarged pores, Vitamin C helps decrease the inflammation on skin that‘s contributing to the enlarged pores. But remember, enlarged pores are caused by internal inflammation. Vitamin C helps make new collagen production. Vitamin C crosslets collagen. So when Vitamin C gets put into the skin, it’s a chemical messenger that forces new collagen production. So, it helps for turning back the clock, lifting, heightening. So, Vitamin C anti-inflammatory. The other thing is Vitamin C on the surface of skin with people who have acne is helping to kill the bacteria, viruses, and fungus that contribute to making the acne worse on the surface.
So, Vitamin C is very therapeutic in a multitude of ways. And it’s one of those things that everybody should incorporate at every age into their skin regimen. And it’s also very preventive. So, prevention, therapeutic, anti-inflammatory; it is one of the most important things to incorporate into your skin regimen.
(At the moment Dr Hunters’ products are only available through her US site, but in a few months she’ll be all set up for the UK.)