Different Types of Vitamins for the Skin
There are so many different types of vitamins that contribute greatly to your skin! I wanted to break down a few of the different types and their chemical name (name written on the ingredients) so you all know what to look for and how it can benefit your skin.
|Vitamin A||Retinol||Antioxidant. Known to help with anti-aging, firms skin, reduce fine line and wrinkles. You can also get prescription-strength retinoid from your doctor that can be used to treat acne however it can cause skin irritation if used frequently.|
|Vitamin B3||Niacin, Niacinamide||Anti-Oxidant and Skin-Brightening. It helps with anti-aging. Strengthens skin barrier functions which helps your skin retain moisture while also keeping pollution and dirt out.|
Pantothenic acid, Panthenol
|Moisturizing. Help prevent moisture loss in the skin, extremely hydrating. Healing and soothing for your hair and skin. It can be used to treat dry scalp and skin.|
Ascorbyl Palmitate, Sodium Ascorbate, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP)
|Anti-oxidant. It helps the skin from damages caused by the sun and pollution. It helps with skin hyperpigmentation and helps promote collagen production.|
|Improves acne conditions, stimulates cellular growth within the skin.|
Tocopherol, Tocopheryl acetate
|Anti-oxidant. It helps heal skin and reduce the appearance of scars. Moisturizes skin well.|
|It helps with healing wounds and bruises. It may help reduce the appearance of dark circles|
Supports collagen productions and elastin levels.