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Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone

Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone

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30 ml

A Water-Free, Stable Suspension of 30% Pure L-Ascorbic Acid in Light Silicones

Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant and its pure form of L-Ascorbic Acid has been shown to help reverse multiple signs of skin ageing while brightening the skin when applied topically. This water-free formula provides 30% pure L-Ascorbic Acid which remains completely stable due to the absence of water. Due to the presence of very light silicones, this formulation feels smooth on the skin despite the suspension format of the formulation, avoiding the short-lived gritty feeling of our original Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2% formula. This treatment is ideally applied at bedtime.

This product is a water-free suspension of 30% Ascorbic Acid powder. The Ordinary's portfolio of Vitamin C includes the following formulations: 

Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%
Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%
Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate Solution 20% in Vitamin F
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10%

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.

Note: The format of this formula is a suspension of very fine L-Ascorbic Acid powder and, as such, provides the most direct exposure of extremely high concentrations of Vitamin C topically. With such format, a very strong tingling but non-irritating sensation is expected during the first 1-2 weeks of use until the skin's tolerance to such high exposure is elevated. If the sensation is too strong to tolerate, the formula can be mixed on each application with other creams or serums of your preference. 

Alternative products on the market offer suspensions of Vitamin C in water-free formulations in heavier silicone bases. These formulations do keep the Vitamin C stable but they are almost always offered in heavier silicone bases that interfere with efficient exposure of the entire Vitamin C content to the skin (the silicone entraps the Vitamin C). Our formula avoids the use of heavy silicones to offer better exposure to the Vitamin C content. However, please note that this formulation would still offer slightly less efficient exposure to Vitamin C than our silicon-free Vitamin C Suspension 23% + HA Spheres 2%formula. The additional Vitamin C content (30%) in this silicone base helps offset the slight impairment to dermal exposure. 

Directions

Apply a small amount to face in the AM or the PM (PM preferred). A tingling sensation can be expected after application. If this sensation is too strong, this formula can be diluted on each application with your favourite serum or cream.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Ascorbic Acid, Polysilicone-11, PEG-10 Dimethicone.

Our formulations are updated from time to time as part of our commitment to innovation. As such, the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of the product depending on time and region of purchase.

 

 

shipping

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return policy

Pretty Girl Manila is fully committed to our customer's satisfaction. We want you to be totally satisfied with your order. However, we understand that if you are not satisfied with the quality of our product, we want to make the return as painless as possible. 

If you wish to return a product, please do so within 14 days from the purchase date. Refunds will be credited to the original payment method.

Only items purchased on prettygirlmanila.com and from our authorized retailers will be accepted. If your items were purchased online, please contact us directly to arrange for a return. Items purchased in our website cannot be returned or exchanged at our retailers.

PREORDER CANCELLATIONS

We usually require 20% downpayment for preorders. If you want to cancel your preorder once the item arrives, we will cancel it for you but please take note that the downpayment made is nonrefundable and will be used as a restocking fee.

Our items come from the US and these items are paid for in full for you. We have paid international shipping fees and customs fees to get your product to you. The 20% downpayment will be used to cover these fees and are nonrefundable.

PREORDER ITEM EXCHANGES

If you have already made a preorder and you would like to change your item, please send us a message. As long as the cutoff has not passed and the order has not been made to the brands themselves, we will be able to change your order. 

Once the cutoff time has passed, all preorders are final. If you still want to change your item, please message us. Please take note that some brands charge a restocking fee for returns or exchanges.

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