Arcona

Night Worker

Night Worker
2.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

2.4Humectancy2.7Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. Arcona Night Worker has a moisturizing rating of 2.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a low Humectancy of 2.4 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.7 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Arcona Night Worker is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
7.5
Ascorbic AcidBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
5
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2.5
Gluconic AcidFragrance,Formula Helper
2
Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root ExtractBotanicalSoothing
1.5
Lactic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Exfoliant,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Beta-Carotene (CI 40800)Botanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Colorant
1
Coco-Caprylate/CaprateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
0.3
FructooligosaccharidesBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant)
0.3
Sodium LactateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Exfoliant,Formula Helper
0.3
Dicaprylyl EtherBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

70

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

7.5

Function

Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-pigmentation, Fragrance, Ph adjuster

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

Also known as vitamin C, this extremely well-researched antioxidant is able to boost collagen production, prevent wrinkles, and treat pigmentation. It degrades easily when exposed to air and so requires careful packaging.
Score

5

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

3

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Foaming, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.
Score

2.5

Function

Fragrance, Chelating

Origin

Description is coming soon

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