Alchimie Forever Rejuvenating Eye Balm

Rejuvenating Eye Balm
4.5
/ 10
Moisturizing
4.6 Humectancy icon Humectancy
4.4 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

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. One of the many benefits of antioxidant ingredients is that they are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 4.6 10 4.6
4
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 8.8 20 4.4
6.0
2.5
0.3
Moisturizing rating 4.5
All humectants
4.6
Glycerin
4
Polyglycerin-6
0.3
Glucose
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
8.8
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
2.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
4.5
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
2.5
0.3
All occlusives 8.8 20 4.4
All occlusives
8.8
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
2.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
0.3
0.3
All humectants 4.6 10 4.6
All humectants
4.6
Glycerin
4
Polyglycerin-6
0.3
Glucose
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 4.2 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
4.2
Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract
3
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
0.3
Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract
0.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.3
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %65
Function
Origin
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.
C14-22 Alcohols
Est. %9
Function
Origin
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.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %6
Function
Origin
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.
Glycerin
Est. %4
Function
Origin
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.
Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A fragrant extract with a hay-like scent derived from the alfalfa plant. It contains various antioxidant compounds such as flavonoids and saponins.
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
Also known as cocoa seed butter, it is a popular emollient and occlusive moisturizer. Skincare products with cocoa butter as their main ingredient have a sweet, chocolatey scent. Cocoa butter is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
C15-19 Alkane
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A multi-functional ingredient that forms a polymeric network, thereby thickening the formula and preventing other ingredients from shifting around.
C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An emollient ester that is derived from palm and palm kernel oil and is known for its velvety soft skin feel and excellent spreading properties.
Chlorphenesin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative and broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent that protects products from a wide range of bacteria and fungi.
Citric Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A gently exfoliating AHA that helps to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. In comparison to other AHAs, citric acid has been shown to be one of the least effective. It is also very commonly used as a stabilizing and pH-controlling agent.
Citronellol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant compound found naturally in many essential oils (mainly lemongrass). It can have a lemon or a rose scent. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid products with citronellol, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Glucose
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A simple sugar that is also one of two components of sucrose, or table sugar. It is used as a humectant in skincare products. Glucose is also used to flavor lip care cosmetics because of its mildly sweet taste.
Mica
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mineral powder made up of silicates with several functions (the main one being as a colorant). It has a shimmery appearance, making it highly desirable in certain cosmetic products. Mica also helps the product to apply more smoothly.
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of two the most commonly used mineral sunscreens. It can absorb UV light, including UVB – which causes burning, tanning, and even skin cancer. Also used as a colorant, titanium dioxide gives a product a bright white color.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant derivative of tocopherol (vitamin E). It helps to protect cells from free radicals and UV damage through the conversion to active vitamin E in the skin. It is more stable than tocopherol.
Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrance ingredient that is supplied as a pale, yellow liquid. The scent it emits is very clean and features notes of violet and orris. Alpha-isomethyl is also used as a flavoring agent in lip care products and even in some foods and drinks.
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from the white flowers of the Japanese honeysuckle. Apart from an essential oil responsible for its jasmine-like scent, the extract also contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory iridoids, flavonoids, and phenolic acids.
Polyglycerin-6
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A liquid plant wax, also known as Jojoba oil, pressed from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis. These seeds can contain up to 50% of liquid wax. It is used as an occlusive moisturizer, emollient, and emulsifier.
Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract derived from the berries of the bilberry plant, sometimes called European blueberry. It is rich in antioxidant anthocyanins and astringent tannins.
Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant extract derived from the flowers of the Italian honeysuckle. It has a pleasant, sweet, floral scent. Not much is known about its compounds and their functions.
Polyglyceryl-6 Laurate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A potent antioxidant and emollient extract derived from grape seeds. It contains antioxidant flavonoids, tannins, proanthocyanidins, phytosterols, carotenoids, and vitamin E. It is often used in skincare products aimed at soothing and healing irritated skin.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.