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AA2G | Ascorbyl Glucoside | NAGASE Personal Care

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AA2G™

Healthier, Brighter,
Younger-Looking Skin

Stabilized time-released Vitamin C
Protects against UV-induced damage
Brightens and evens skin tone

A stabilized and long-lasting Vitamin C, which features multiple daily and special skin care benefits, including skin brightening

  • Supplies Vitamin C continuously
  • Inhibits production of melanin
  • Lightens eumelanin and improves pigmentation
  • Protects from skin damage caused by UV lights
  • Improves wrinkles and skin texture

Formulation stability of AA2G™

AA2G™ is resistant to discoloration during production and storage of cosmetic products compared to other Vitamin C derivatives.
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Reduces age spots

Lotion containing AA2G™ reduced and lightened age spots.
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Lotion with 2% AA2G™ or placebo was applied on the face of 46 females with age spots twice a day for 12 weeks. Score of lightness was determined by a dermatologist using skin tone color chart made by Japan Color Research Institute.

Reduces wrinkles and improves moisture content

Cream containing AA2G™ reduced the wrinkle index and increased moisture content in eye area.
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Reduces UV damage

AA2G™ suppressed cell damage on epidermal cells caused by UVA.
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Structural formula of L-Ascorbic Acid 2-Glucoside

One glucose molecule is bound to the reaction site, 2' hydroxyl group of Vitamin C, to improve stability.
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APPLICATION
Skin Care
Sun Care
Anti-Aging
PRODUCT FORMS
Lotions, Toners, Milk Lotions, Creams, Gels, Serums/Essences, Sunscreens
SUGGESTED USAGE LEVELS
Skin Care0.5-5.0%
Anti-Aging1.0-2.0%
Brightening0.5-5.0%
INFORMATION
INCI NAME
Ascorbyl Glucoside
DESCRIPTION
White to yellowish-white powder or crystaline powder and odorless
STORAGE
Store in a cool, dark and dry place.
EXPIRATION
Twelve (12) months from the production date
PACKAGE
Tin-free steel can in a carton box (net 10 kg) or zipper aluminum-laminated bag (net 1 kg)
SAFETY
Data acquired
FORMULATION DETAILS
After preparing an AA2G™ solution, neutralize it by using an alkaline agent before adding it to the formulation. Avoid heating for a long time at high temperature.
*Quasi-drugs containing AA2G™ as an active ingredient are approved in Japan. The claims are listed as: “Preventing pigmentation from sunlight in age spots and freckles” or “Suppressing melanin synthesis and preventing pigmentation in age spots and freckles.”
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