It is a stable derivative of Vitamin C that is both hydrophilic and lipophilic, which means it has a water-soluble end and an oil-soluble end. The “bi-phillic” nature leads to higher skin permeability so that it can get to work where it is needed most. 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid is the Vitamin C derivative that contains the highest percentage of Ascorbic Acid.
helps brighten pigmentation
helps reverse sun damage
antioxidant activity: excellent radical scavengers, it suppresses skin damage brought on by UV exposure and other skin stressors, has anti-inflammatory properties