Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Powder

(1 customer review)



Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) is a skincare ingredient with antioxidant property that helps brighten the complexion, reduces hyperpigmentation and dark spots, increases collagen production, and prevents UV damage to the skin.

INCI Name: Ascorbic Acid

Other Names: Vitamin C Powder, L Ascorbic acid

Ingredient Function: Antioxidant

Appearance: White crystalline powder

Solubility: Water

PH: 2.5 (in 5% solution in water)

Storage: Store in a tightly sealed container, and keep in a cool and dry place

Usage Rate: 1-10%, up to 25%

Commonly used to formulate: Serums, creams and lotions, after-sun and sun care products, makeup

Formulation Notes:

  • Pre-dissolve Ascorbic Acid with water, and add to the cool down phase of your formulation (Ascorbic Acid is heat-sensitive)
  • Final PH of Product: Adjust final PH to pH 4-5 (optimal PH is 3.5 ), within which Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) is stable. Ascorbic Acid is PH-dependent.
  • Antioxidant effect can be increased by adding Vitamin E to the formulation containing Ascorbic Acid
  • Stability and shelf life of of Ascorbic Acid can be improved by adding Ferulic Acid to the formulation (Ascorbic Acid is naturally unstable and oxidizes easily).


*NOTE: This is a cosmetic grade product; For external use only (not to be consumed internally/eaten); Use for formulation of cosmetic and personal care products only.

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1 review for Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Powder

  1. Oluwaseun A. (verified owner)

    It was in it’s purest original state. I love it!

    • ElsieOrganics (store manager)

      Thank you for the quality feedback, dear.

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