Vitamin-like molecule (ubiquinone, ubidecarenone) obtained from plant material. Q10 is encapsulated in nano-sized liposomes (phospholipid double nano-emulsion with vitamin E) to maintain activity, enhance skin penetration & potency. The liposomes have an average particle size of about 50nm.
Can be easily incorporated into aqueous formulas. Activity 6.8-7.3% Q10 (liposome-encapsulation largely reduces the amount of Q10 required for effectiveness as compared to non-encapsulated pure Q10). Orange-opaque liquid, faint odor
Potent antioxidant. Can significantly reduce the appearance of aged skin and wrinkles. Has been found to improve appearance of aged skin. Potent moisturizer as liposomes can penetrate into skin minimizing water-loss. Accompanying vitamin E is needed to activate coenzyme to its active state.
Can be added to formulas as is, recommended final concentration: 2 - 6%.
This is a raw material that is meant to be added to personal care products, not used directly on the skin.