Ascorbyl Palmitate is a fat-soluable form of vitamin C, formed from the combination of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and palmitic acid. In skin care compositions, it acts as an antioxidant ingredient, protecting the skin from oxidative stress and premature aging.
SYNONYMS: Vitamin C Palmitate
Jurkovic P, Senjurc M, et al. Skin protection against ultraviolet induced free radicals with ascorbyl palmitate in microemulsions. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 2003; 56 (1): 59-66.