The Ordinary Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2%
- vegan and cruelty-free serum that contains vitamin c.
- it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, fragrances, oils, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
- it is fungal acne (malassezia) safe and reef safe.
Apply a few drops to face in the AM and PM as part of your skincare regimen. Avoid use around eyes. Use sun protection in the AM. If irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin.
Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with The Ordinary's Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2%.
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The Ordinary Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2% Ingredients Explained
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Propanediol helps absorb ingredients into your skin, boosting their benefits. It can act as an emollient, making your skin softer. Propanediol can help products last longer by boosting the properties of preservatives within the formulation.
Propanediol is not likely to cause sensitivity and considered safe to use.
It is derived from corn or petroleum with a clear color and no scent.
Ascorbic Acid is AKA L-Ascorbic acid and is a common type of Vitamin C. It contains large amounts of antioxidants, helps to soothe skin, and fades dark spots. It helps aid in UV protection but becomes unstable when exposed to UV and air.