Antioxidants are compounds that fight free radicals and help protect the skin from damage to their cell. They usually act as a defense mechanism for the skin. Antioxidants are so beneficial to the skin because they protect against environmental damage, premature signs of aging, and boost the skin’s collagen production. It's a good idea to add it to your daily routine to keep your skin healthy, firm, and spot free. Note: for acne prone skin, use an antioxidant in the Acne category of concerns.