An Exceptionally-Stable, Direct-Acting Form of Vitamin C
A water-free formula that offers a direct-acting approach to achieving a radiant, healthy-looking skin tone.
Skincare Concerns:Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness, and Uneven Texture
An exceptionally-stable solution of 15% Ethylated Ascorbic Acid, this water-free formula offers a direct-acting approach to achieving a radiant, healthy-looking skin tone. Unlike other Vitamin C derivatives, this ethylated form acts directly like Vitamin C, is closer in molecular weight to actual Vitamin C which allows for faster visible results, and offers a much better stability profile than any known direct-acting form of Vitamin C.
Notes: Since this formulation is a water-free solution, it may feel slightly "oily" for a few seconds after application, despite the absence of all oils.
The Ordinary's portfolio of Vitamin C includes the following formulations:
Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2% Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate Solution 20% in Vitamin F Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10% Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2% Ethylated Ascorbic Acid 15% Solution 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder
Topical Vitamin C offers a wide array of benefits to the skin. However, many forms of Vitamin C and many more formulations of Vitamin C are available commercially with a potential to confuse the audience. We have developed a guide that offers guidance on the formulations of Vitamin C offered under The Ordinary range. It also offers education on Vitamin C itself and on the differences between formulations of Vitamin C at large.Please click here for this guide.
Apply a few drops to face AM and PM. If irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin. Patch testing prior to use is advised. Refer to ourin-depth guide to patch testing. Keep out of reach of children.