Magnesium Ascorbyl Palmitate



Magnesium Ascorbyl Palmitate description

Fatty acid-based derivative of vitamin C that can be an effective antioxidant. Research shows this form of vitamin C is less stable than others such as magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, which is why we don’t rate it as highly as other forms of vitamin C.

Magnesium Ascorbyl Palmitate references

  • International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 2008, issue 6, pages 453-458

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated