Sugar Apple Ferulic Organic Skin Care Serum

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Experience the amazing revitalizing benefits of this unique organic skin care antioxidant cocktail infused with 20% vitamin C and ferulic acid. Naturally derived Asafetida and Sugar Apple Extracts aid in cellular interaction and encourage collagen synthesis.

Gently exfoliating malic acid offers a greater penetration of vitamin C and active botanicals, enhancing the benefits of this popular Pronutrex natural skin care product. Ideally suited to those who experience premature aging or environmental oxidization.

Vegan friendly skin care formula.
For Mature, Environmentally Stressed, or Pigmented Skin
(1oz)
$68.00

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Why Choose Organic Skin Care Products?


Vitamin C + E + Ferulic Acid =
Stable Effective Organic Skin Care


Enhancing stability and effectiveness of topical ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) for use in Pronutrex natural skin care products. Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) is one of the relatively few topical agents whose effectiveness against wrinkles and fine lines is backed by a fair amount of reliable scientific evidence. Unfortunately, vitamin C is relatively unstable. When exposed to air, vitamin C solution undergoes oxidation and becomes not only ineffective but also potentially harmful (oxidized vitamin C may increase the formation of free radicals). A variety of approaches have been used to try to stabilize vitamin C in water solution. Unfortunately, there are no good studies comparing the effectiveness of different stabilization methods under the conditions of real life usage. In this article, we discuss a method where vitamin C is stabilized and potentiated by the addition of vitamin E and ferulic acid.
 

Organic Anti-Aging 101:
Why Vitamin C + Vitamin E?


Vitamin E is a fat soluble antioxidant. In living systems, vitamins C and E can regenerate each other and thus potentiate each other′s antioxidant effects. While the capacity of vitamin E to protect vitamin C from oxidation in a water solution is relatively modest, vitamin E enhances the antioxidant effects of vitamin C when they are co-applied to the skin. Therefore, even if some of the vitamin C in a natural skin care product is degraded, the remainder works better in the presence of vitamin E. Studies indicate that the combination of vitamins C and E provide better protection from UV-induced damage than either vitamin alone. On the other hand, vitamin E appears to have little effect on the ability of vitamin C to stimulate the synthesis of collagen. Ferulic acid is a naturally occurring phenolic compound found primarily in plant cell walls. It is a potent antioxidant and may have skin benefits even when used alone.

However, skin care related studies of ferulic acid focused on its ability to enhance the effects of vitamins C and E. Preliminary research indicates that ferulic acid may improve the stability of Vitamin C in water solution. Also, the addition of ferulic acid to the combination of vitamins C and E appears to increase protection from UV-induced skin damage. In one study, the addition of ferulic acid to a vitamin C + vitamin E formula almost doubled the UV-protection benefits. Whether ferulic acid affects the ability of vitamin C to increase collagen synthesis is unclear.

While the combination of vitamin C, E and ferulic acid appears to have clear advantages over vitamin C alone, a number of limitations remain. First, even though combining vitamin C with vitamin E and ferulic acid in our natural skin care product makes it more stable, some degradation still occurs and may still be a significant factor depending on the usage and storage conditions. Second, vitamin C is acidic and may be irritating for people with sensitive skin, especially at relatively high concentrations required for stimulating collagen production. There are alternatives allowing to get at least some of the benefits of stable topical vitamin C while minimizing skin irritation.

Pronutrex Natural Skin Care Ingredients
Sugar Apple Ferulic Serum

Purified Water (aqua), L-ascorbic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Silica, Cellulose Gum, Vegetable Glycerine, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Ferulic Acid, Resveratrol, Hydroxymethyl Glycinate, Annosa Squamosa (Sugar Apple Tree) Seed Extract, Asafetida Extract, Malic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Gluconolactone, Daucus Carota Sativa (carrot ) Root Extract, Vitis Vinifera (grape skin) Extract, Chlorophyll.

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I am an avid user of Pronutrex products. After trying numerous other products: on-line, instore, inexpensive and very expensive, I came across Pronutrex. Not only is the price resonable, but the products are amazing and give true results. I have used many of Pronutrex products but my two favorite are the Intensive Under Eye Cream and the Simply Organic Sugar Apple Ferulic Serum. Both products deliver noticeable results. Immediately after using the Sugar Apple Serum, my skin feels softer and looks smoother. The Intensive Under Eye Cream is the first product that I tried (and believe me, I have tried many) that has actually made a difference where not only I notice, but my family and friends notice also. It works on both fine lines and dark under eye cricles, leaving a refreshed look. I would highly recommend both products to anyone. They truly are one of a kind!!!
-Dan, Punta Gorda, FL

I have been using the Intensive Super Serum for several years. In fact, so many years that I can't remember how many. I am 64 years old but people fequently assume that I am much younger. They want to know what my "secret" is. While I have to give a nod to genetics, Pronutrex products have been invaluable. It's easy to place an order on-line and I know that it will be nicely packaged and delivered to my door within days. Thanks, Pronutrex!
-Peggy, Cambridge, MA

I love Pronutrex Wrinkle Serum. I keep it in my bag for a facial pick me up during the day and it never fails that people comment on how good my skin looks. Last time I ordered, you suggested that I try it on sunburns. Sure wish I new this secret earlier. It's amazing! 
-Natalie, Clearwater, Florida

This is the first thing I have ordered on the internet. It was easy to place the order it arrived quickly. I was very happy with the products when they arrived. I ordered the skin care kit and I will definately order it again. Great products! fantastic!
-Anna-Marie, Austin, TX

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