Everything You Need to Know About Antioxidants and Your Skin

You’ve probably heard about the wonders and necessity of antioxidants from everyone from your doctor to the guy at the juice bar down the street. And seeing the word “antioxidant” on a product label is not uncommon. It’s also not incredibly helpful because there are dozens of different antioxidants with a wide range of benefits. So which ones are best for your skin? How do the antioxidants in citrus fruits translate to a clear complexion? And what exactly are antioxidants?

For the answers to these questions and more, we turned to two specialists who know skin: Joanna Vargas, celebrity facialist and founder of Joanna Vargas Salon and Skincare Collection, and Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, co-director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery in Washington DC.

Read on to find out what your skin has been missing!