Vitamin C, Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C is derived from citrus fruit. It is an anti-oxidant and natural preservative. Antioxidants also have a slew of anti-aging benefits. They limit the production of free radicals which reduces oxidation stress. They are anti-inflammatory, resulting in increased circulation, more even skin tone and preventing acne and wrinkles. Antioxidants have also been shown to firm and tone skin while reducing the appearance of wrinkles and scars.