BY TERRY

HYDRA-ECLAT Serum

HYDRA-ECLAT Serum
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. BY TERRY HYDRA-ECLAT Serum 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.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
80
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Methyl Gluceth-20SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
3
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
XylitylglucosideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
0.3
AnhydroxylitolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
0.3
TromethamineSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
0.3
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer SyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
XylitolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Flavor
0.3
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
0.3
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Emollient

Ingredients explained

Score

80

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

6

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

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant)

Origin

Synthetic

A humectant synthetically derived from glucose. It takes on the form of a clear, syrupy liquid.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A clear, colorless liquid humectant that draws moisture to the skin. The humectancy of butylene glycol, owed to its two hydroxyl groups, is quite considerable, although not as powerful as glycerin, which contains three hydroxyl groups.
Score

2

Function

Moisturizing (humectant)

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An emollient extract from rice bran, the brown outer part of the rice kernel. It includes palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic acids, and antioxidants such as tocopherols and γ-oryzanol.

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