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Vitamin C

INCI: ASCORBIC ACID

L-ascorbic acid is a white to very pale yellow crystalline powder with a pleasant sharp acidic taste. Almost odorless.

Overview

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient required for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of the body, including the skin, but we cannot produce it on our own. The powerful antioxidant is found naturally in fruits and vegetables and commonly produced synthetically in skincare products, such as moisturizers, toners, and, most often, serums.

Ascorbic Acid (AKA L-Ascorbic acid) and is a common type of Vitamin C. It contains large amounts of antioxidants, helps to soothe skin, and fades dark spots. It helps aid in UV protection but becomes unstable when exposed to UV and air.

ORGANIC FORMULATION: Not accepted

regulations

REGUATORY STATUS: US, EU, Japan, Canada, Africa, India, South America, ASEAN, Australia

care

Possible Health Concerns/Side Effects: considered safe

restricted in: widely accepted

Keep ascorbic in a sealed, opaque container. Ascorbic acid is very sensitive to oxygen and light.

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