FAQ: You Asked About Vitamin C, Team Maccaron Answered

It’s true there’re so many benefits adding to Vitamin C. Whether you consume it or apply it topically, Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that tackles free radicals— collagen and elastin by leveling up the ageing process, exfoliating dead skin cells, and reducing hyperpigmentation. Vitamin C has anti-inflammatory properties that each one of us can use whether you are 19 or 49, you add a Vitamin C serum to your skincare routine. 

Likewise, there are also many questions about how you can achieve maximum antioxidant benefits to your skin. Lately, Vitamin C supplements have been hailed as a miracle tablet in helping our body to fight against viruses. Yes, the Cornavious but you must be thinking how in skincare? Well, last week we had asked you guys to share your questions on Instagram, so here we are. Team M is here to answer your frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about everyone’s favourite antioxidant-Vitamin C. 

1. How effective is a Vitamin C cleanser/face wash

Cleansers gently remove oil, impurities, and makeup, but they also offer other significant benefits with the addition to vitamin C. It targets blemishes, wrinkles, skin roughness, and uneven skin tone. Vitamin C can be a valuable addition to any of the cleansers as it has been shown to increase collagen synthesis. In simple language, it helps to fight the visible signs of ageing and stimulates collagen production in your skin while preventing further damage.

Maccaron Recommendation: It’s Skin Power 10 Formula Cleansing Foam VC

Gently cleanses your skin, removing surface oils, makeup, and impurities. This Cleansing Foam brightens up your skin while hydrating with Vitamin C derivatives and Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract. Gentle cleansing foam for clear and refreshed skin that effectively cleanses skin of impurities while keeping it nourished. It provides intense hydration to dry, dull and dehydrated skin

2. Does Vitamin C work on Fungal Acne? 

Many people lack Vitamin C because of the poor diet and of course smoking and drinking. Well, Vitamin C is a must for the production of collagen to maintain the protein of the skin cells. If we don’t get that our skin can’t fight against the bacteria and germs that cause acne and our skin is likely to break out. Overall, investing in a good enriched Vitamin C serum is a must to tackle your acne and even your fungal acne too. 

Maccaron Recommendation: It’s Skin Power 10 Formula VC Effector Serum 

Packed with the nourishing goodness of Vitamin C and Green Tea extracts, this serum helps in brightening the complexion and reducing the appearance of dark spots and stubborn acne scars. It’s a lightweight serum that enhances your skin texture while perfecting your ageing skin as well. 

ALSO READ: Here’s Why Just Like Your Body, Your Skin Too Needs Vitamin C

3. For dry skin type, should we use Vitamin C or Niacinamide? 

Niacinamide is relatively non-irritating as compared to other acne treatments that make it an especially attractive option for people with dry skin. And if you struggle with dry skin, application of Niacinamide boosts the hydrating ability of moisturizers so that skin’s surface can better resist the moisture loss. It’s not that Vitamin C doesn’t work on dry skin, it does but if we compare then Niacinamide does its job faster and better. 

Maccaron Recommendation: Thank You Farmer True Water Deep Toner

It’s a moisture-boosting, exfoliating, and pore tightening toner with a balanced pH level of 4.8-5.8 that makes it an ideal daily toner. This toner is an oil-free moisturizing line that keeps your skin clear all day long. Contains natural protecting formula made with seven different botanical extracts but Inositol and Trehalose are two main ingredients that plump up the moisture making it last longer. It’s a soothing toner that reduces the appearance of fine lines while controlling the sebum production and has whitening properties.

4. At what age should one start using Vitamin C? Also, beginners invest in Klairs Vita C Serum? 

Your early 20s are a great time to invest in Vitamin C. It’s a powerful antioxidant that protects your skin from free radicals that can damage your skin and slow down the signs of ageing, including wrinkles and sunspots.

Yes, beginners can invest in Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop Serum, containing key ingredient pure Vitamin C which is a non-irritating formula that maintains and transforms your skin. The Vitamin drop contains 5% Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and is suitable for all skin types and ages. 

5. Is Vitamin C safe for sensitive acne-prone skin?

For those with sensitivity, there are certain forms of vitamin C that can be shockingly irritating, leading to dryness, redness, and peeling. But Vitamin C is completely safe for all skin types, be sensitive or acne-prone skin as it’s a potent antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals and fends off UV damage and other environmental damages. 

Maccaron Recommendation: Goodal Green Tangerine Vita C Toner Pad

Completely safe for sensitive and acne-prone skin, Goodal Toner Pads contains tangerine extracts as it provides vitality to the skin. It’s a multipurpose pad that boosts skin health, evens out your skin tone, moisturizes your skin, and removes residual impurities as well.

6. Can Vitamin C be used with Centella Asiatica?

Centella Asiatica & Vitamin C may work better when combined together. Centella Asiatica is a medicinal plant native to Southeast Asia that has anti-ageing, antioxidant, and wound healing properties. And combining Vitamin C and Centella Asiatica may lead to improved collagen-boosting and wound-healing effects.

Maccaron Recommendation: Goodal Green Tangerine Vita C Dark Spot Plus Serum

It’s a two-week blemish goodbye serum that includes Green tangerine and Vitamin C to reduce dark spots. Made with natural Jeju Green tangerine extract, this serum provides dark spot relief and a brighter skin tone. 

Wait up, were you a part of our live session with blogger Beautypost, wherein we talked about Vitamin C. If you missed it, here’s the link to watch & learn more about Vitamin C and of course our star product Goodal Green Tangerine Vita C Dark Spot Plus Serum- https://www.instagram.com/tv/CODRcBEJsAI/


Vitamin C is essential when it comes to skin health. Vitamin C is most effective in protecting against damage induced by UVA light and boosting up your collagen production. Although Vitamin C might appear to benefit dry skin it’s effective for all skin types. Lastly, the greatest effects of vitamin C are seen when it is combined with others such as vitamin E. Grab your Vitamin C range from Maccaron beauty & see the magic on your skin!

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