Alchimie Forever

Rejuvenating Eye Balm

Rejuvenating Eye Balm
4.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

4.6Humectancy4.4Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Alchimie Forever Rejuvenating Eye Balm has a moisturizing rating of 4.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a moderate Humectancy of 4.6 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.4 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Alchimie Forever Rejuvenating Eye Balm is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
C14-22 AlcoholsBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
6
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Fragrance
2.5
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
2
C15-19 AlkanePetroleumFormula Helper
1.5
Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer SyntheticFormula Helper
1.3
C12-20 Alkyl GlucosideSyntheticFormula Helper
1
Cetearyl EthylhexanoateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
0.3
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Emollient,Antimicrobial,Antifungal,Anti-seborrheic,Astringent,Flavor,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

65

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

9

Function

Emulsion stabilizing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

A naturally-derived emulsion stabilizer that has a light feel. It is not a drying alcohol, in fact the emulsions it helps create can make the skin feel soft and cushioned.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A natural occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient, it is a blend of glycerin and two fatty acids, caprylic and capric acid. It creates an oil-based protective layer on the skin, thereby preventing water loss.
Score

4

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

3

Function

Antioxidant, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

A fragrant extract with a hay-like scent derived from the alfalfa plant. It contains various antioxidant compounds such as flavonoids and saponins.

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