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What is Vitamin C Ester?
Although vitamin C is a key ingredient of youthful-looking skin, it is unstable and highly acidic, so when it is applied to the skin topically, it can cause irritation and redness. A supercharged and less abrasive form of vitamin C, our patented Vitamin C Ester is created from a fusion of natural vitamin C and palm oil, resulting in a highly stable, fat-soluble chemical bond. Many forms of Vitamin C Ester exist, however, the most-proven and effective ones, known as long-chain esters, are the type Perricone MD uses exclusively. An exciting breakthrough, Vitamin C Ester provides the appearance of collagen-rich skin by visibly smoothing, brightening, minimizing discoloration and restoring radiance. In combination with other powerful ingredients that hydrate, nourish and firm, this popular skin care line adds beautiful luminosity to the skin.
What products comprise Perricone MD's Vitamin C Ester collection?
Vitamin C Ester’s Benefits
Environment, genetics, lifestyle choices and aging can all cause changes to the skin’s color, texture and composition, which in turn impacts the way light reflects off the face. As our skin ages, molecules and important skin vitamins including C, E, retinol, and collagen decrease. The potent antioxidant properties of Vitamin C Ester smooth, brighten and minimize discoloration. As a whole, the Vitamin C Ester collection addresses an impressive array of skin concerns including dirt and impurity, build up, dullness, uneven tone or texture, discoloration, loss of radiance and firmness, dryness, dark circles and fine lines & wrinkles.
What are the unique features of Perricone MD's Vitamin C Ester skin care?
From luminosity to firmness, Vitamin C Ester is a remarkable compound that promotes youthful-looking skin, while protecting and nourishing. In addition, the products in this line are formulated with other ingredients that deliver visible results. These include DMAE, which visibly plumps and firms the skin; squalane, which hydrates and nourishes the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines and discoloration; rosemary extract, a natural antioxidant with skin-toning properties recognized for centuries; and chamomile extract, which helps visibility minimize lines and discoloration. Copper complex, designed for maximum bioavailability, visibly improves firmness and elasticity by hydrating and energizing the skin. Gentle but powerful, glycolic acid (alpha hydroxy acid) instantly exfoliates, hydrates and visibly reduces discoloration. The minerals zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are ground into ultra-fine powder to protect the skin from damaging UV rays more gently than traditional chemical sunscreens. Organic compounds that comprise 75% of the human body, amino acids hydrate and strengthen skin cells, resulting in skin that looks smoother and firmer. And vitamin E with its proven reparative ability, visibly minimizes