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Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP)

Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP)

Size: 10 gm

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MAP is dermatologist's favorite skincare product, which has now become the most popular vitamin C variant, is derived from ascorbic acid and magnesium salt and is a staple in almost all skincare and cosmetic formulations. It is also used in numerous dermatological solutions worldwide.

INCI Name- Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate

Alternate Names- MAP, Magnesium L-Ascorbic Acid-2-Phosphate, L-Ascorbyl-2-Phosphate, Magnesium Salt

Why you need it -

  • It is the most stable vitamin C derivative and will not degrade or break down under sunlight making it apt for everyday use.
  • You can find this ingredient in skin brightening creams, serums, lotions, face masks, body washes, sunscreens, etc.
  • If you want constant delivery of vitamin C into the skin then opt for MAP to get stunning results.
  • It will instantly brighten your face for an illuminated look.
  • It will suppress your skin’s hyperpigmentation and work towards clearing the acne marks from your skin.
  • It astronomically boosts skin collagen synthesis and research shows that it reverses skin aging.
  • You can use it as an exfoliating agent that will smoothen the texture of your skin and reduce pores.
  • When added to body lotions, it removes sun tan completely for clear and bright skin.
  • Its antibacterial and non-irritating properties make it suitable for even the most sensitive skin.


  • It is generally used at a concentration of 1%-10%. For dermatological purposes, it can be used at a concentration of up to 30%.
  • It is readily soluble in water and partially soluble in oils.

Process of using -

  • Heat the water phase and the oil phase separately.
  • Add all the ingredients and blend them at 75o
  • Pre-mix our MAP in distilled water and add to the formulation.
  • Adjust the pH of the formulation.

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