L-ascorbic acid


  • Brightens the Skin*
  • May Help Improve the Appearance of Sunspots*
  • May Help to Improve Uneven Pigmentation*


L-ascorbic acid is an ingredient often found in skin brightening, tightening, and/or lightening products. It is a potent antioxidant that may help to prevent signs of aging. L-ascorbic acid may work best in the skin at an acidic pH.*


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All may help reduce the appearance of sunspots and uneven pigmentation on the skin*


There are currently 1,080 studies on L-Ascorbic Acid.

Nutritional skin care: health effects of micronutrients and fatty acids

E Boelsma, HFJ Hendriks, L Roza – The American journal of …, 2001 – academic.oup.com
ABSTRACT. Human skin is continously exposed to internal and external influences that may
alter its conditon and functioning. As a consequence, the skin may und.

The role of antioxidants in photoprotection: a critical review

L Chen, JY Hu, SQ Wang – Journal of the American Academy of …, 2012 – Elsevier
… sources. This review will discuss our current understanding of the mechanisms of
free radical damage and evaluate the potential benefit of topical antioxidants in
sunscreens and skin care products. Key words. antioxidants. free …

Vitamin C-reinforcing silk fibroin nanofibrous matrices for skin care application

L Fan, H Wang, K Zhang, Z Cai, C He, X Sheng, X Mo – Rsc Advances, 2012 – pubs.rsc.org
… For a long time Lascorbic acid (vitamin C, VC), with remarkable skin benefits, has been
reassessed with repeated references in the literature. 4–11 VC has numerous impressive skin
care functions such as enhancing the expression of collagens, promoting wound healing …

Topical vitamin C in skin care

SR Pinnell, DL Madey – Aesthetic surgery journal, 1998 – academic.oup.com
… Sheldon R. Pinnell, Doren L. Madey; Topical Vitamin C in Skin Care, Aesthetic Surgery Journal,
Volume 18, Issue 6, 1 November 1998, Pages … Duke University has patented a stable, concentrated
solution of lascorbic acid that delivers higher doses of vitamin C into skin than …

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