The Benefits of Topical Vitamin C for Reversing Skin Aging

What are the pros and cons of alpha hydroxy acid lotions and chemical peels, as well as the roles of topical antioxidants vitamin E and C, in reversing the signs of aging skin?

This is the last video in this four-part series on anti-aging skin products. If you missed any of the others, see:
• What Is the Most Important Anti-Aging Cream Ingredient? ( )
• Topical Retinoids to Reverse Skin Aging ( )
• The Benefits of Topical Niacinamide for Reversing Skin Aging ( )

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  • @pooppopist says:

    Enjoying the skin series!

  • @lilakay says:

    Dr. Gregor, YOURE THE BEST! Thank you.

  • @minimap1 says:

    Where do I buy L Ascorbinsäure acid? Is it a powder?

  • @lolab1808 says:

    this video on the heels of his renunciation of tretinoin. Nah, pass. Also, Dr. Greger won’t follow the newest science on the good of hrt for menopausal women.

  • @MacOS2152 says:

    Dr. Greger is now officially my father. 😌

  • @marcirobins5144 says:

    I got my book yesterday. Yay!🎉😊

  • @bethraflowers5799 says:

    Would using fruit puree with lemon juice work?

  • @mimiwerner1106 says:

    Why use Ascorbic acid can’t you just rub a little lemon mixed with water on your face?

  • @misterx3188 says:

    Why not more than 10%?

  • @marianomontiel says:

    I wonder if niacinamide is complementary to vit. C or a replacement…

  • @rich1701 says:

    Eat meat

  • @annissagraves3076 says:

    Timeless C is comparable to the Skinceuticles brand and is sold in an airless glass container. Much cheaper and no grittiness from mixing powder.

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