The Ordinary - Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%

The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%

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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • ascorbyl glucoside
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant, brightens the skin tone and reduces signs of aging."
WIMJ summary

This product contains ascorbyl glucoside. This ingredient might be able to help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness, but there is not enough evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Aside from the general benefits of pure Vitamin C, Ascorbyl Glucoside has been shown to offer specific skin brightening benefits."
WIMJ summary

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: ascorbyl glucoside.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
A vitamin C derivative that is more stable but less potent than pure form of vitamin C. Has a potential to boost collagen production, nutralise free radicals and reduce hyperpigmentation, but the required concentration is likely to be much higher than for the pure form of vitamin C, limiting the ingredient's effectiveness in products
12%
Declared
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
3.8% - 5.8%
Used to adjust the pH in formulations
2.7% - 4.1%
Used to adjust pH of the product and can help improve the product's smell
2% - 3%
Helps water and oil mix together
1.5% - 2.2%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
1.1% - 1.6%
Used to dissolve other ingredients in a product and can enhance their ability to penetrate the skin
0.8% - 1.2%
Helps to improve the product consistency
0.2% - 0.8%
Used to improve stability of the formulation
0.15% - 0.6%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.4%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.1% - 0.5%

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