Everything You Need to Know About Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate
Vitamin C may be your go-to pill to pop when you feel a cold coming on, but it also reigns supreme in the skincare world, as one of the most effective vitamins you can use topically to reap a multitude of benefits. Though as with other major skincare ingredients (we’re looking at you, retinoids), there’s more than one type of vitamin C out there. And while they all work similarly, there are some noteworthy differences among them. Such is the case with sodium ascorbyl phosphate, a version of vitamin C that offers plenty of good-for-your skin benefits, while also being gentler and more stable than its counterparts. Ahead, Chicago dermatologist Jordan Carqueville, M.D., Michele Farber, M.D. of the Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York City, and Mona Gohara, M.D., associate clinical professor of dermatology at Yale School of Medicine give us the lowdown on this VIP vitamin.
Source: Byrdie – Everything You Need to Know About Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate By, Melanie Chadwick, Reviewed by Dr. Rachel Nazarian, Board-Certified Dermatologist