Vitamin C Serum

5 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Vitamin C Serum

Posted by Dr.Divneet Kaur on

Vitamin C serums have garnered acclaim in the skincare world for their skin-brightening and anti-aging properties. But, like any potent product, they require a little know-how to be used effectively. Let's unveil some common missteps users often make with their Vitamin C serums and how to sidestep them for that radiant, Dermabay-perfected skin.

Not Storing It Properly

Vitamin C, especially in its pure form, can degrade and lose its potency when exposed to light and air. Always ensure you store your serum in a cool, dark place, preferably in its original tinted bottle.

Using It At The Wrong Time

While there's debate over whether morning or night is best, most dermatologists agree that Vitamin C serums are most effective when used in the morning. This is because they can neutralize the free radicals produced by sun exposure and enhance your sunscreen's efficacy.


More doesn't always mean better. Applying too much serum can lead to skin irritation. A few drops are usually enough to cover the face, ensuring you get the benefits without overwhelming your skin.

Mixing With Incompatible Ingredients

Vitamin C doesn’t play well with certain ingredients, like benzoyl peroxide, which can oxidize the vitamin C, rendering it useless. Ensure you're pairing your serum with compatible products for maximum results.

Not Giving It Enough Time

While some effects of Vitamin C are immediate, like a brighter complexion, others, such as hyperpigmentation reduction, take time. Patience is key. Consistent usage over weeks can yield transformative results.

Vitamin C serums, like Dermabay's carefully formulated range, are a worthy addition to your skincare regimen. However, it's essential to use them correctly to unlock their full potential. Now that you're armed with these tips, you're set to make the most of every radiant drop. Need a serum that delivers? Explore Dermabay's Vitamin C face serum for glowing, revitalized skin. 

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