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Background: Skin aging is the most worrisome problem in women. Preventing skin damage can be done in various ways including using ionthophoresis, massage and adding vitamin C serum. The purpose of this study was to determine the difference in the effect of giving Ionthophoresis with vitamin C serum and massage with vitamin C serum on the elasticity of women's facial skin.
Methods: The type of research usedquasi experimental two group pre and post test designcarried out in September – October 2021 in 2021 on local women in Tohudan Colomadu Village.In this study, the research subjects were given treatment with a frequency of 2 times a week for 2 weeks. Sivided into 2 treatment groups, namely, group I was given Ionthophoresis with Vitamin C Serum, group 2 was given massage with Vitamin C Serum. The measuring instrument used was a skin analyzer.
Results: Test the difference in elasticity values of Group I and Group 2 with the Independent Samples Test, the results obtained p value = 0.015, which means that there is a significant difference in the administration of Ionthophoresis and Massage with the addition of Vitamin C Serum on facial skin elasticity in women.
Conclusion: Giving Ionthophoresis with Vitamin C Serum is more effective than massage with the addition of Vitamin C Serum on facial skin elasticity in women.It is recommended that the administration of vitamin C serum with the iontophoresis method be one of the interventions that can be used to increase facial skin elasticity.