Cellex-C Skin Perfecting Pen

Skin Perfecting Pen
0.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
1.5 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. Cellex-C Skin Perfecting Pen has a moisturizing rating of 0.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

This product is purely humectant, but with a low Humectancy of 1.5 out of 10. It has zero Occlusivity as we didn't find any occlusive ingredients 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.

What else is good about it?

 Cellex-C Skin Perfecting Pen 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
85
6
1.5
1.4
1.3
1
1
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 1.5 10 1.5
1.5
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
None
Moisturizing rating 0.8
All humectants
1.5
Sodium Hyaluronate
1.5
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
0.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
None
All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
1.5
All humectants 1.5 10 1.5
All humectants
1.5
Sodium Hyaluronate
1.5
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
6
1.5
1.3
1
1
All antioxidants 10.8 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
10.8
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract
6
Sodium Hyaluronate
1.5
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract
1.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract
1
Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract
1
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %85
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.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract
Est. %6
Function
Origin
An antioxidant and fragrant extract from the leaves of the olive tree. It contains a promising anti-aging compound called Oleuropein, and a prospective anti-pigment compound called Cornoside.
Sodium Hyaluronate
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A sodium salt of famous hyaluronic acid. A potent humectant that hydrates the skin, supports collagen function, and fills out small wrinkles. Sodium hyaluronate also offers soothing and antioxidant properties.
Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Extract
Est. %1.4
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
An extract from lavender flowers that mostly contains lavender essential oil. It also offers many beneficial antioxidant and astringent phytochemicals such as flavonoids, terpenes, and phenolic acids.
Zinc Sulfate
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An extract derived from rosemary leaves. It contains a fragrant essential oil and is a strong antioxidant with astringent tannins.
Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Derived from thyme, this antioxidant, antiseptic and fragrant extract consists mainly of thyme essential oil (with its spicy herbal scent), flavonoids, terpenes, and organic acids.
Yellow 5 (CI 19140)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A bright yellow colorant that is often also listed as FD&C Yellow 5.
Green 5 (CI 61570)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An essential oil extracted from the leaves of the Eucalyptus globulus, a tall, evergreen, Australian tree with waxy leaves. It mostly consists of cineole – which has potent antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity.
Polysorbate 20
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A viscous, amber-colored liquid that functions as a solubilizer to disperse small amounts of oil into a large water phase. Polysorbate 20 is frequently used to solubilize fragrance oils into water-based emulsions.