Cellex-C

Betaplex Fresh Complexion Mist

Betaplex Fresh Complexion Mist
3.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

6.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Cellex-C Betaplex Fresh Complexion Mist has a moisturizing rating of 3.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Purely humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 6.0 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.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
80
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) WaterBotanicalSoothing,Astringent
4
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticAntimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Lactic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Exfoliant,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Malic AcidSyntheticExfoliant,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Salix Alba (Willow) Bark ExtractBotanicalExfoliant,Soothing,Astringent
1
Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) ExtractBotanicalSoothing,Emollient
0.3
Equisetum Arvense ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Astringent
0.3
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) OilBotanicalFragrance
0.3
Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) OilBotanicalFragrance,Refreshing,Formula Helper
0.3
Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) OilBotanicalAntimicrobial,Fragrance

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

Soothing, Astringent

Origin

Botanical

A fragrant, astringent essential water obtained by steeping and distilling the twigs and leaves of the witch hazel plant. It leaves the skin feeling tight and refreshed after application and helps with the healing of small cuts on the skin.
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

Antimicrobial, Astringent, Fragrance, Antifoaming, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An effective antimicrobial ingredient that kills bacteria, fungi, and even some viruses. It is also an excellent solvent and astringent. Alcohol helps to create lighter and less viscous products. It can, however, be dehydrating and skin-sensitizing.
Score

2

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Exfoliant, Anti-pigmentation, Fragrance, Ph adjuster

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

The most popular AHA in skincare and less irritating than glycolic acid. It can be naturally found in sour milk. It is a humectant moisturizing, pH stabilizing, and gently exfoliating ingredient, able to soften dry, cracked, and peeling skin.

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