scorbic acid in dermatological applications

  • Chandrasekaran N Department of Chemistry, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts and Science College, Katteri, Uthangarai, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Ganesan V Department of Chemistry, Sri Vidya Mandir Arts and Science College, Katteri, Uthangarai, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords: Hyper Pigmentation, L–Ascorbic Acid, Photo-Ageing

Abstract

Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant drug. It can be used topically on skin to treat and prevent changes due photo ageing. It is also used in the treatment of hyper
pigmentation. It is unstable as it is water soluble and difficult to deliver into the dermis, research is being directed to find stable compounds of Vitamin C.

Published
2018-05-30