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An interesting point about Q10:

Recently I have learned that the main Co Q10 enzyme (or whatever) is extremely bright orange yellow in color, so if you ever buy a product that claims to contain Q10 in it, then the product should be light yellow (i.e. diluted Q10 color). Anything less than light yellow is just too small of a percent of Q10 to have any real effect.

When I first learned this, I had to laugh when I thought about all the creams and lotions on the market that claim to contain Q10 yet they are still pure white in color. Hmmmm...I think they are not really using much, if any, Q10 in their "amazing" products. Buyer beware!
 

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thanks for the tip. So there is nothing that they add to bleach out the color? I figure most people like their creams to be white so maybe there is an ingredient they add to get rid of the yellow color.
 

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thanks for the tip. So there is nothing that they add to bleach out the color? I figure most people like their creams to be white so maybe there is an ingredient they add to get rid of the yellow color.
Before I posted, I checked on one of the DIY websites, and they also had similar information, i.e. it should be yellowish. I could not find any mention about any bleaching methods to lower the color.

I think it is pretty common for skin care companies to put tiny tiny amounts of certain ingredients in their products in order to make advertising claims about their products. Some Estee Lauder products I have bought in the past have an amazing long list of nice natural sounding ingredients, but they all tend to be listed just before the preservatives on the ingredient list...which means that they are only being added in tiny useless quantities.
 

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An interesting point about Q10:

Recently I have learned that the main Co Q10 enzyme (or whatever) is extremely bright orange yellow in color, so if you ever buy a product that claims to contain Q10 in it, then the product should be light yellow (i.e. diluted Q10 color). Anything less than light yellow is just too small of a percent of Q10 to have any real effect.

When I first learned this, I had to laugh when I thought about all the creams and lotions on the market that claim to contain Q10 yet they are still pure white in color. Hmmmm...I think they are not really using much, if any, Q10 in their "amazing" products. Buyer beware!
Thanks for sharing this info.
 
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