Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant. The low pH of ascorbic acid will also promote skin rejuvenation. This fine powder makes a great addition to DIY facial serums and creams. Try making your own Vitamin C Toner or Vitamin C Serum or mix a small amount in your palm with your favorite facial serum, lotion, sunscreen, cream or moisturizer. Not suitable for sensitive skin. Please note that contents are packed by weight not volume and may settle over time leaving space in the container.
How to use it
Beginner: Mix a half a teaspoon of powder with a quarter cup of water to create a vitamin C toner every other day.
Advanced: This ingredient is soluble in water (50 mg/ml), ethanol, and ethoxydiglycol. Ascorbic acid is highly unstable in most mediums as they contain oxygen and metals. Ascorbic acid can also react with light and heat. Short-term use formulations are the most effective way around this.
Click HERE for a DIY vitamin C serum recipe from Dr. Sivak.
Store in a cool, dark, and dry environment for best results. Brown tinged powder means the ascorbic acid has reacted with moisture in the air and should be thrown out. Keep tightly closed.