QSS SERUM C- Pure L-Ascorbic Acid in stabilized & Usable form
Vitamin C – L-Ascorbic Acid
- Water soluble antioxidant
- Neutralizes ROS in aqueous compartments of the skin
- Regenerates oxidized vitamin E molecules
- Increase Collagen synthesis –decease MMP (Collagenase) expression
- Inhibits tyrosinase
- Brightens & Lightens the skin
- Protects skin barrier
Vitamin C- Topical Use on Skin
- Helps protect against UV Light radiation induced free radical damage.
- Reduces erythema (redness).
- Stimulates collagen production improving skin tone and elasticity.
- Helps control & reduce inflammation.
- Inhibits tyrosinase
- Helps lighten & brighten the skin tone.
- Promotes & accelerates wound healing
- Helps Protect against UV Light induced immunosuppression.
- Vitamin C stimulates collagen production. It is actually the only antioxidant proven to have this property.
- Collagen diminishes with age, and photo or sun damage accelerates this process.
- Vitamin C in its pure form as L-ascorbic Acid has been proven in vitro to stimulate synthesis of collagen in fibroblasts, without affecting the synthesis of other proteins
- L-ascorbic Acid is a co-factor of 2 enzymes vital to the synthesis of Collagen: (1) prolyl hydroxylase & (2) lysyl hydroxylase
Vitamin C in Pure form
- Pure form – L-Ascorbic Acid, only form of Vitamin C that can be utilized by the body
- Optimum results and absorption are obtained at approximately 10% concentration
- L-Ascorbic Acid is only absorbed by the skin in formulations with a low acidic pH
- L-Ascorbic Acid is highly unstable in its normal state and specialized technology is required to stabilize its formulation
- Commonly used Vitamin C derivatives such as, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, etc. are not absorbed directly by the skin and therefore not as effective as pure L-ascorbic Acid
QSS Serum C- Antioxidant & Firming Drops
- Optimal concentration: L-ascorbic Acid (12%);
- pH 3.5: L-Ascorbic Acid needs acidic pH to penetrate into the skin
- Excellent stability: Specialized technology provides 3 years stability for L-Ascorbic (highly unstable in its normal state).
- Cucumber Extract 28% (provides additional skin tightening, firming & astringent properties)
- Glycerine provides moisturizing properties
- Use Reverse Emulsion manufacturing technology where L-Ascorbic Acid is suspended in Glycerine (Oil Phase) to prevent contact with Water
- Nitrogen is infused in the mixing tanks to eliminate all oxygen
- Finished Serum C is filled in special Air & Light tight bottles with specialized airless pump system completely sealing off air from the tip of nozzle, even in upper pump chamber
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- What Exactly Does Topical Vitamin C Do? - Audubon Dermatology