Earth's Aromatique

Ascorbic Acid



  • Qualities: Creates a "whipped butter" effect: thick & dense
  • Properties: Pure ascorbic acid
  • Origin: United States
  • Cultivation: Conventional

Ascorbic acid is a vitamer of vitamin C known for its antioxidant potential. It is a strong candidate for the prevention and treatment of aging skin. Upon contact with water it quickly begins to oxidize, change colour, and lose its efficacy. It is best used in water-free formulations or those intended for use within 1-3 days.

Extraction Method: Extracted From Plant Sources. Pharmaceutical Grade.

Shelf Life: Indefinite when stored properly.

Storage: Keep sealed in a cool, dark place. Heat, oxygen, liquid, and light degrade the product.

Use at a maximum 15% dilution in lotions & creams to improve skin tone, elasticity, & fine lines. Extremely volatile once in contact with water, and as such, is best used in water-free formulations. May also be used in water-based products intended for use in 1-3 days; if the product changes colour, notably to a dark yellow, discard and make a fresh batch. Sometimes used in combination with baking soda, in place of citric acid, for fizzing bath salts or seltzers.

Keep away from light and heat.

100% pure & natural powdered pharmaceutical grade L-Ascorbic Acid powder.

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