INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID

SUMMARY: EXTREMELY SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A stable derivative of Vitamin C used in personal care products to reduce formation of dark spots and pigmentation, maintain radiant and youthful skin.

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WHAT IS ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID: Ethyl ascorbic acid is a stable form of Vitamin C and is known to be the etherified derivative of Vitamin C.  It consists of Vitamin C group and an ethyl group bonded to the third carbon atom, thus making it more stable and soluble in both oil and water. It acts as a collagen booster and is a powerhouse of antioxidants which make the skin radiant and youthful.

REVIEW OF ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID:

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Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

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Ethyl Ascorbic Acid is well known and one of the most reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products.

BENEFITS OF ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID:  This versatile cosmetic ingredient has the following benefits:

  • Acts as powerful antioxidant: It is known to boost collagen production, thereby  improving the texture and appearance of the skin.
  • Regenerates and rejuvenates skin: It promotes cell regeneration process, resulting in a healthier skin.
  • Soluble in Water and Oil: This cosmetic ingredient is stable in both water and oil, thus effectively used in numerous skin care products.
  • Fades away dark spots: Due to being high in antioxidants, it repairs the damaged skin cells and promotes the regeneration of new skin cells, ultimately fading away dark spots, blemishes.
  • Exhibits anti-inflammatory property: It has a soothing effect on red, swollen, inflamed and itchy skin, prevents dry skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis.

Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

CITATIONS/ FURTHER READ

ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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