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FREE Travel Size Vitamin C Serum

We are giving away during July on all orders our travel size (10ml) Hydra-Intense Vitamin C Serum.

Best anti-ageing skincare advice – always wear an SPF and add a Vitamin C product to your skincare routine.  Vitamin C is clinically proven to protect and repair your skin against U V exposure!  Whilst the sun is shining we are giving away during July on all orders our travel size (10ml) Hydra-Intense Vitamin C Serum, and it comes in a very handy airless container to keep the products contamination free and will leak into your bag.

Why Vitamin C for your skin?

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants. As the natural aging process and environmental hazards increase the amount of free radicals in the skin, ascorbic acid and its derivatives can effectively neutralize these damaging agents and prevent further damage.  Ascorbic acid has been shown to increase the synthesis of collagen in the skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and to block the melanin synthesis pathway, reducing age spots and lightening skin.  Unfortunately, ascorbic acid is not stable in aqueous solutions and is quickly degraded.   At Nura we use an sscorbic acid derivative, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, at its maximum % of 5% – it is significantly more shelf-stable in solutions and, is converted to ascorbic acid in the  skin, retains all of the skin-benefitting aspects of vitamin C and our Vitamin C serum is formulated at a skin friendly pH level too.

Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate has been studied for human toxicity and found to be safe. Ascorbic acid and many of its derivatives at the 5% level were found to be:
not carcinogenic
able to be used on sensitive skin
a non-irritant to our skin
safe to use topically on our skin

Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate(SAP),is converted to Vitamin C in the epidermis after topical application and delivers similar benefits as Asorbic Phospahte. Topical vitamin C is highly beneficial for our skin and has a wide range of skincare applications including:
a powerful antiaging agent in reducing wrinkles and fine lines
in pigmentation reduction by preventing the formation of melanin
in antioxidative photodamage repair, protects skin from free radicals
in the synthesis and stabilization of skin collagen and elastin
as a natural skin moisturizer

For more information on our Hyrdra  Intense Vitamin C Serum – click on this link  www.https://nuraskincare.co.uk/product/hydra-intense-vitamin-c-hyaluronic-acid-serum/

 

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