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5 Vitamin C Serum Recipes

Vitamin – C is one common household term that we use in our everyday lives to both children and adults. Be it any citrus fruit, you would have heard your moms saying “Eat it, its rich in Vitamin-C!” Is this Vitamin-C so regular that even a layman knows what is it? Let’s get to know a little more about Vitamin C here.

Vitamin – C is basically a water soluble vitamin which cannot be integrated by humans like most of the animals. It is also known as ascorbic acid, a powerful antioxidant which helps in protecting your body from the damage of free radicals. Vitamin C intake ensures your happy and healthy life both now and for the years to come.


Read on this article to know the various benefits of Vitamin – C and few recipes of making the Vitamin C serum which acts as a natural homemade indispensable dietary supplement.

Vitamin – C and its benefits:

Before starting with any product as a supplement, it’s always essential to be aware of what the product is and how it impacts your health and glow.

Quantity of Vitamin-C intake depends on how old you are which is described in the below table,

Age Amount Of Vitamin Needed in mg
Infants 50
Children Upton 3 years 15
Adult Men 90
Adult Women 75

 

Few magical items proving to be a storehouse of Vitamin C are Oranges, Kiwi, Strawberries, Green Peppers ,Broccoli etc. They help to get rid of diseases which will contribute to major long run problems like bone damage, scurvy, common cold, UTI , cardio vascular diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, Oxidative damage and lots more. They are also responsible for a young, flawless and radiant skin.

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Most of the people are quite informed about the perks of Vitamin-C and take Vitamin-C supplements and lotions. But sometimes lotions due to manufacture negligence can cause severe side-effects if not synthesized properly in right quantities.

Here comes our rescue, Vitamin C serum, the anti-ageing and anti -wrinkle cream! There are a lot of Vitamin C serums available in the market which may again be a chemical cosmetic with no proven results. So this blog post focuses on helping out to prepare few homemade Vitamin C serum recipe ideas. These recipes not only gives a glow and healthy skin but is also completely reliable as it is a Made-By-You & Made-For-You product!

  1. Aloe Vitamin C serum

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp Vitamin C powder
  • 1 tsp filtered water
  • 2 tsps. aloe Vera gel extract
  • ¼ tsp Vitamin E oil

How-To Make:

Take a dry small bowl and mix the 1 tsp vitamin C store bought powder and 1 tsp filtered water. Whisk them thoroughly until the powder gets dissolved in water and makes a clear solution.

Now add the Vitamin E oil and the aloe Vera gel extract and combine them into a thick serum. Store this serum in fridge for around 2-3 weeks . The PH level of this serum changes after 2 weeks and becomes ideal for your use.

How-To Use:

Every day before going to bed, wash your face with cold water and apply the above serum evenly on your face followed by a moisturizer. Leave it overnight and wash your face in the morning before stepping out.

 

  1. Glycerin Vitamin C serum

Ingredients:

  • 2 Vitamin C tablets (CELIN by GlaxoSmithKline)
  • 1 tsp distilled water
  • 1 tsp glycerin
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How-To Make:

Take a dry small bowl and mix the 2 vitamin C tablets and 1 tsp distilled water. Whisk them thoroughly until the powder gets dissolved in water .

Now add the glycerin and combine them into a thick serum. Store it in a cool and dry place.

How-To Use:

Cleanse your face, apply the serum , put on a moisturizer and leave it on overnight. Do it on alternate nights allowing your skin to adapt to it.

  1. Vitamin C serum with Coconut Oil and Lemon Juice

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp Vitamin C powder
  • 1 tsp distilled water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

How-To Make:

Take a dry small bowl and Vitamin C powder and 1 tsp distilled water. Combine the clear solution with 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp cooled semi-solid coconut oil. Store the mixture in a cool and dry place.

How-To Use:

Apply this mixture on your face , near the nose tips, below your eyes where there are dark patches. It will have a glowing effect and lighten your skin.

  1. Rose water Vitamin C serum

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 tsp Vitamin C powder
  • 1 tsp rose water

How-To Make:

Take a dry small bowl and stir the Vitamin C powder and 1 tsp rose water . Dissolve it completely. Add the aloe Vera gel or any base ingredient to the mixture and mix until its completely blended.

Transfer the serum into a dark colored glass bottle dispenser.

How-To Use:

Apply this mixture on your face every night which helps in recovering the collagen damage. This gives you a great and young face with no wrinkles/dark spots/acne.

 

  1. Vitamin C Serum with Green Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp Vitamin C powder
  • 1 tsp match green tea powder
  • 1 tsp distilled water
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How-To Make:

Take a dry small bowl and stir the Vitamin C powder and 1 tsp match green tea powder in distilled water till it gets dissolved. Mix until its completely blended.

Transfer the serum into a dark coloured glass bottle dispenser.


How-To Use:

Apply this mixture on your face every night . This helps in recovering the skin from sun damage. It also improves your moisture and hydration. It’s a great remedy to reduce skin discoloration for even sensitive skin people.

Vitamin C serum is a great and simple remedy that can be tried at home to achieve a healthy looking , fresh, brighter skin.

Do try these methods and let us know about your turning-to-20-when-at-40 experience in the comments section.

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