Ascorbyl Palmitate

Category

Antioxidant

Ingredient

Ascorbyl Palmitate

Definition

Category: Vitamin C

Type: Ingredient

Definition: An oil-soluble derivative of vitamin C in skincare products. It’s oil nature is easily attracted by the oil phases of the skin, making it a stable and non acidic form of vitamin C. It can penetrate the skin better than L-ascorbic acid and other water soluble forms of vitamin C. Note, it is usually added to different types of products e.g. cleansers etc to enhance their brightening effect.

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Benefits

  • Less irritating form of vitamin C
  • Improves the appearance of hyperpigmentation
  • Minimises the signs of aging
  • Supports collagen production

Danger

  • Not the most potent form of Vitamin C to target concerns

Hint

Ascorbyl Palmitate is the least favorite type of vitamin C as it doesn't work as efficiently as the others one.

Contraindications

May still be irritating for those with super sensitive skin.

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