Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate

Magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, one of the main vitamin C derivatives used in skin care, has been shown to have a hydrating effect on skin. It decreases transepidermal water loss, allowing your skin to better retain moisture.


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Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate is a stable, vitamin C (ascorbic acid) based potent antioxidant and does not degrade in formulations containing water. It is possible for it discolor in pH <6, Use in Emulsion based products at pH between 5.5-7. Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) is commonly used in cosmetic and personal care formulations for anti-aging applications and in skin-lightening products for hyperpigmentation as well as age spots.

INCI Nomenclature: Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate
Appearance: White to Off White Powder
Solubility: Water Soluble; Mix Thoroughly
Suggested Use Levels: 0.2-3.0%