Coenzyme Q10 - Q-MAX
Coenzyme Q10 is a fat-soluble vitamin-like substance present in every cell of the human body. It serves as a coenzyme vital to production of energy within cells. It is also a very powerful antioxidant or free radical scavenger. Topically applied, Q-Max™ can penetrate the cell layers of the skin and may lessen the depth of wrinkles due to photo aging, as well as epithelial cell turnover. CoQ10 is a useful cosmetic ingredient for skin care and sun protection products.
More than just Coenzyme Q10, our new Q-MAX™ combines Vitamin E (tocopheryl acetate) and Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone), synergistic antioxidants, in a convenient to use liquid carrier. Unlike Coenzyme Q10 that's been solubilized in squalane or other fixed oils, this carrier can handle a much higher Coenzyme Q10 load and generally will not precipitate out of solution in cold weather -- a definite plus for the formulator! In the event some precipitation of the COQ10 does occur in the oil, a gentle warming of the oil is all that is needed to bring it back into solution.
INCI: C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (and) Tocopheryl Acetate (and) Ubiquinone
California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional skin care provider.
Suggested Usage: 1 - 3%
Appearance: Clear, dark orange-colored, oily liquid
Solubility: Soluble in oil
COQ10 Content: 7.5%
Vitamin E Content: 10%
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