Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte's Magic Serum Crystal Elixir

Charlotte's Magic Serum Crystal Elixir
6.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy2.5Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte's Magic Serum Crystal Elixir has a moisturizing rating of 6.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.5 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte's Magic Serum Crystal Elixir is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
5
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
4
Glycereth-26SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
3
TriheptanoinSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
2
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Methyl Gluceth-20SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
1.3
SilicaNaturally occurringAbrasive,Formula Helper
1
Camellia Oleifera Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
0.3
Quartz PowderAbrasive
0.3
Amethyst PowderAbrasive
0.3
Ruby Powder
0.3
Gold (CI 77480)Naturally occurringColorant,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

65

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

5

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Soothing, Barrier repair, Anti-pigmentation, Anti-seborrheic

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

Also known as vitamin B3, this ingredient is a true superstar with confirmed moisturizing, anti-acne, and antioxidant benefits. Several studies have testified to the anti-wrinkle benefits of niacinamide and its ability to reduce hyperpigmentation.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Emulsifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

A glycerin-based ingredient with humectant moisturizing properties. It is an excellent emulsifier and thickener.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

Description is coming soon
Score

2

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.

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