We can’t stop talking about all the wonderful things that vitamin C can do for you and your skin when applied topically. Not only is it great for all skin types, specifically for anti-aging, it’s also a wonderful antioxidant that helps fight free-radical damage, helps to treat hyperpigmentation as well as rebuild capillaries. Vitamin C is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and collagen simulator – a key component in effective anti-aging treatments. It helps to control oily skin, hydrates and shields against UV rays that your sunscreen alone cannot. Different types of vitamin C act similarly, however, they are not created equal and stability and effectiveness can vary. Those that contain too high of a concentration might irritate the skin and those that are weak and/or unstable, will likely produce little to no benefits.