Health Tip#06

VITAMIN C

Vitamin C is an absolute essential in your skincare regime. It comes packed with anti-ageing properties and is used in many anti-wrinkle creams. It increases collagen production.

You can add Vitamin C to your diet in the form of citrus fruits, tomatoes, kiwi, cauliflower, cabbage and brussel sprouts. Amla juice is also a good source of Vitamin C and helps boost immunity.

Topical application of Vitamin C is also good for the skin. One of the common ways to apply Vitamin C on your skin is by adding lemon juice to face masks and packs.

“Vitamin C is acidic, so make sure you don’t overdo it. Dilute it with water and do not apply daily. Make sure you don’t pair Vitamin C enriched foods with milk products.

Consuming foods enriched with Vitamin C along with iron rich foods will enhance the efficacy and absorption of the nutrient better.