Sun Care

Vitamin C or ascorbic acid offers many skin health benefits when incorporated into topical formulations, from UV damage protection to collagen maintenance [Getty Images]

Special Edition: ACTIVE BEAUTY – VITAMINS, MINERALS AND PLANT POWER

The topical promise of vitamin C for skin health: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Topical cosmetic application of vitamin C is more effective than oral supplementation when targeting skin health, but challenges remain around stability and absorption, finds a review.

The line of two sunscreens and after-sun lotion has been designed to withstand the 'highly active' lifestyles of military personnel but also the extreme conditions associated with outdoor sports (Getty Images)

Special Edition: Advances in sun protection - skin science and ingredients innovation

Military precision: Danish startup launches ‘extreme condition’ sunscreen brand

By Kacey Culliney

Danish startup Operators Skincare has developed a line of sun care products to withstand extreme conditions and highly active lifestyles experienced by military personnel and cater to needs in outdoor adventure sports.