Formulation and evaluation of a vitamin C multiple emulsion.

  title={Formulation and evaluation of a vitamin C multiple emulsion.},
  author={Shervin Farahmand and Hosnieh Tajerzadeh and Effat Sadat Farboud},
  journal={Pharmaceutical development and technology},
  volume={11 2},
Multiple phase emulsions are increasingly used as alternatives to simple emulsions in personal care products. One of the major advantages of these emulsions over simple emulsions is slow and controlled release of their ingredients. Other favorite cosmetic characteristics of multiple emulsions include occlusivity (in O/W/O emulsions), esthetics and consumer acceptance. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) has been widely used in formulations of skin care products. Due to its effects on collagen… CONTINUE READING
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