111SKIN

Y Theorem Repair Serum NAC Y2

Y Theorem Repair Serum NAC Y2
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. 111SKIN Y Theorem Repair Serum NAC Y2 has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Purely humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and zero Occlusivity (we didn't find any occlusives on the ingredient list).
Tip: Studies suggest that humectants alone do not moisturize the skin. We recommend applying a product with some occlusive ingredients after the use of this one.

What else is good about it? 111SKIN Y Theorem Repair Serum NAC Y2 is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
45
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
22
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
11
SorbitolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Flavor
6
Isopropyl MyristateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Aloe Barbadensis ExtractBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
3
Calendula Officinalis ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing
2
AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticAntimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
1
CarbomerSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Sodium HydroxideSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing
0.3
Sodium Ascorbyl PhosphateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Anti-pigmentation

Ingredients explained

Score

45

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

The most popular moisturizing ingredient in the world. It is a powerful humectant – cheap yet very effective. Glycerin also has soothing and anti-irritant properties and is considered to be very safe for use.
Score

22

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

The most used ingredient in skincare. Its concentration defines the product texture: rich creams may have about 50% of water while a light jelly about 90%. Water doesn’t moisturize the skin by itself and is used in skincare as a solvent for other ingredients.
Score

11

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Flavor

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A sweet-tasting alcohol derived from glucose. Aside from its sweet taste (for which it is used as a very common sweetener), Sorbitol is also very good at retaining water and is used in skincare as a humectant.
Score

6

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Binding

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A fast-spreading, cost-effective, non-greasy emollient that is typically used for lubrication, spreadability, or to remove “tackiness” from a product. Isopropyl Myristate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antioxidant, Soothing, Emollient

Origin

Botanical

An antioxidant extract from the gelatinous pulp of Aloe vera leaves with humectant moisturizing polysaccharide mucilage. It is suitable for irritated or eczema-prone skin.

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