Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate DIY Ingredient helps eliminate the formation of dark spots and uneven skin tone. Commonly known as Vitamin C, this ingredient can help keep skin plump and firm, as part of it's antioxidant benefits. This antioxidant may ultimately help prevent premature aging and keep the onset of wrinkles or dark spots at bay. It also reduces free radicals and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This is an advanced DIY ingredient that requires advanced DIY skills to mix with a base product. Try our top selling Antioxidant Serum to prevent and reverse damage due to UV rays. Or Skin Firming Serum for a superior collagen building serum that will temporarily smooth out fine lines and wrinkles.
Buy Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate for all skin types to help eliminate dark spots on skin or smooth out skin texture. This is best for advanced ingredient mixtures and is best used in water-containing formulations. See below for specific details on mixing this DIY ingredient into your products.
How to use it
This ingredient is not recommended for beginners.
Advanced: This ingredient is recommended for use up to 3% in water-containing formulas, but can be used at a maximum of 10% in formulations. This ingredient can thin creams when used. For best results, we recommend adding the powder to our Sea Kelp Coral before adding to other formulations. The powder can be heated gently (40C) in distilled water to help with solubility. This ingredient is stable at pH 6 and greater, with usage at lower pH resulting in degradation of the ingredient and yellowing of formulations.
MAP can be transformed by the skin’s enzymes into Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C). Store in a cool, dry place protected from light.
Takashima, Hiromichi; Nomura, Hiroaki; Imai, Yoshio; Mima, Hiroyuki (1971) Ascorbic acid esters and skin pigmentation. American Perfumer and Cosmetics, 86: 29-36.
Boyera N, Galey I, Bernard BA 1998 Jun; Effect of vitamin C and its derivatives on collagen synthesis and cross-linking by normal human fibroblasts. Int J Cosmet Science 20(3):151-8.