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Neets
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Any real benefits of topical vitamin C?
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I've been reading a lot lately about topical stable vitamin C to improve collagen production, tighten skin, lessen wrinkles, etc. Is there truth to this? Can you use it while also doing glycolic peels? How soon before you see results from the vitamin C? And is there a brand you would recommend?

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arnioldkleinmd


Dermatologist
beverly Hills, CA
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  topical vitamin c
November 12, 2011 11:24 AM

Numerous skin preparations exist that contain Vitamin C but one must realize that the skin does not have Vitamin C receptors. These products are very common but they are far more hope than (more)
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cahille


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Claremont, CA
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  Any real benefits of topical vitamin C?
June 13, 2011 12:53 PM

Sorry, had to repost my answer, was typing really fast and made all kinds of mistakes. Here is the corrected answer to your quesiton.

Yes! Vitamin C is one of the best vitamins to use (more)

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  Any real benefits of topical vitamin C?
June 13, 2011 12:46 PM

Yes! Vitamin C is one of the best vitamins to use topically, as well as internally. Vitamin C used topically helps fight free radicals, especially those cause by sun exposure. Vitaimin C (more)

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