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An antioxidant that helps form and maintains connective tissue. Vitamin C is an antioxidant molecule that plays a very important role in skin care health. Often found in topical products, vitamin C contains a defence mechanism from free radicals forming, sun damage and environmental pollution that can degrade and break down collagen and invigorate the formation of brown spots and wrinkles. There are many different forms of vitamin C. Among the most common ones used in skin care products are
L-ascorbic acid, ascorbyl palmitate, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, and tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate.

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