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The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone 30ml

The Ordinary

The Ordinary Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone 30ml

$12.80

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water-free

water-free - YES

alcohol-free

alcohol-free - YES

oil-free

oil-free - YES

silicone-free

silicone-free - NO

nut-free

nut-free - YES

vegan

vegan - YES

gluten-free

gluten-free - YES

cruelty-free

cruelty-free - YES

Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant that brightens the skin tone and reduces the appearance of signs of aging. This water-free formula from The Ordinary 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. This treatment is ideally applied at bedtime.

This product is a water-free suspension of 30% 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 see our VItamin C guide here.

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.

The Ordinary 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 the silicone-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). Avoid contact with the eyes. 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.

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