While Vitamin C Day may be officially celebrated on April 4th each year, Malibu C celebrates year-round. Why is vitamin C so important to us? Let’s first start with what vitamin C is and what it can do.

The Marvels of Vitamin C

Beyond its renowned role in boosting the immune system, vitamin C, or Ascorbic Acid, is a potent antioxidant that combats free radicals, safeguarding our cells from oxidative stress. Because of these features, vitamin C is very popular in the skincare world, but it also plays a vital role in maintaining beautiful, healthy-looking hair. Its antioxidant properties work wonders in combating the damaging effects of free radicals on our locks. Vitamin C aids in removing impurities, restoring shine, and promoting overall hair health.

What does Vitamin C do for your hair?

Malibu C Beginnings: The Walnut Story

Nearly 40 years ago, Malibu C harnessed the power of vitamin C in their game-changing product, Malibu C Crystal Gel. But how did they find out vitamin C, or Ascorbic Acid, would be good to use on one’s person? It all started on Ball State University’s campus early one Indiana spring. Two important people to Malibu C, Dr. Keith Ault and Dilip Vyas (who is still one of our chemists to this day!) were crossing campus and noticed walnuts on the ground that were still intact despite the snow and cold temps that they had endured all winter that year. Dr. Alt picked one up, broke it open and found that it was still green inside. That got them both thinking about what was in the walnuts that kept them from oxidizing, even after being exposed to oxidizers like snow, rain, and sun. They took some walnuts back to the lab and began testing them. What did they find? You guessed it, vitamin C! With some more testing and formulating, Malibu C Crystal Gel was born.

 Image of walnuts, one cracked open 

Crystal Gel

Crystal Gel, formulated with the most potent and pure form of vitamin C, works alongside powerful chelators for the deepest removal of mineral buildup and impurities that can weigh down and dull your hair. It works as a clarifying service, removing buildup, eliminating oxidizing minerals and preparing the hair for future services.

Image of Malibu C Crystal Gel packets 

From walnuts, to skin, to hair….as you can probably tell, vitamin C is pretty amazing! 

A Testament to Vibrant Hair

As we celebrate vitamin C in all its glory, let’s raise a toast to the multifaceted benefits of this essential nutrient, fantastic for both skin and hair. Malibu C Crystal Gel, as well as all the Malibu C Wellness Remedies and corrective color tools, stands as a testament to the revitalizing power of vitamin C in haircare, ensuring your client’s mane remains vibrant and beautiful.

Here’s to vitamin C - the unsung hero of hair care - and to Malibu C Crystal Gel, redefining the essence of radiant locks. 

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