Antioxidants and free radicals are terms, which over the last few years, have become synonymous with skin care products such as moisturizer, which when applied topically, may help protect the skin against further free radical damage.
# Topical antioxidants can be very pricey, costing as much as $600 (think of the 1.4 ounce Kanebo Sensai Premier The Cream)sans. Only you know how much is realistically within your budget and how much you are willing to spend on a beauty product that may or may not be worthwhile.
# Stick to common antioxidants that are known for their efficacy, such as vitamin E, C and selenium, and leave the less researched ingredients alone, especially if they cost an arm and a leg.
# Opt for moisturizers and serums rather than cleansers. Since they are able to absorb into the skin completely, you can be sure that the antioxidants will have time to work. Cleansers on the other hand are just going to get washed off.
# In order to select an effective product, make sure that the concentration of the active antioxidant ingredient is identified.