Ascorbic Acid and its salts are used in the formulation of our products mainly as antioxidant. Antioxidants are cosmetic ingredients used to prevent product spoilage through deterioration caused by reaction with oxygen. Antioxidants play a vital role in maintaining the quality, integrity, and safety of cosmetic products. In general Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) is used in skin care products where it plays a vital role in healing wounds and photo-damaged skin. It is also a great natural moisturizer as it enhances the protective barrier function of the skin.