ColourPop Pretty Fresh Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Primer

Pretty Fresh Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Primer
6.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
5.5 Humectancy icon Humectancy
6.6 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. ColourPop Pretty Fresh Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Primer has a moisturizing rating of 6.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.5 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.6 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 ColourPop Pretty Fresh Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Primer 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
75
6
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 5.5 10 5.5
3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 13.3 20 6.6
6.0
4.0
2.0
1.3
Moisturizing rating 6.0
All humectants
5.5
Propanediol
3
Glycerin
1
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Cocos Nucifera Water
0.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice
0.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
13.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
2.0
Squalane
1.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
4
2
1.3
All occlusives 13.3 20 6.6
All occlusives
13.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
2.0
Squalane
1.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 5.5 10 5.5
All humectants
5.5
Propanediol
3
Glycerin
1
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Cocos Nucifera Water
0.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice
0.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 4.9 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
4.9
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Althaea Officinalis Root Extract
0.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %75
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.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %6
Function
Origin
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.
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A fatty oil from Moroccan argan tree kernels commonly used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. Its uniqueness comes from its compounds: vitamin E, phospholipids, phenolic compounds, and rare phytosterols with antioxidant and emollient effects.
Propanediol
Est. %3
Function
Origin
An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A famous occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil. It is derived from coconuts and may give a product a lovely coconut scent. Coconut oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Cocoyl Adipic Acid/Trimethylolpropane Copolymer
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Squalane
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient compound that forms part of the skin’s sebum. The main source of squalane had always been shark liver. Now, however, it is manufactured synthetically or derived from plant oils, such as olive and peanut oil.
Glycerin
Est. %1
Function
Origin
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.
Red 40 (CI 16035)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A colorant that also goes by the name of Allura Red AC or FD&C Red 40. This ingredient is an approved colorant for skincare, food, and even tattoo inks. The color produced by Red 40 (CI 16035) is a jewel-tone red with yellow undertones.
Yellow 5 (CI 19140)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A bright yellow colorant that is often also listed as FD&C Yellow 5.
Hexylene Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that is best known for its use as a solvent. It can dissolve both water-based ingredients and oils. For this reason, it can also function as an emulsifier, allowing oil and water ingredients to mix and remain stable.
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.
Potassium Sorbate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative widely used in food and personal care products, available from natural sources or synthetically produced. Potassium sorbate works by inhibiting the growth of yeasts, molds, and some bacteria.
Sodium Hydroxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ingredient that is able to bring the pH of a product up, thereby making it less harsh on the skin.
Althaea Officinalis Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing extract obtained from the marsh-mallow plant. It contains anti-inflammatory polyphenols and antioxidant polysaccharides.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A gelatinous juice from Aloe vera leaves that acts as a powerful humectant, emollient, and antioxidant. It contains enzymes, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that soothe irritated skin and have wound-healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also labeled as "raw coconut milk", this ingredient is rich in humectant moisturizing sugars, proteins, emollient emulsified coconut oil, vitamins, and minerals.
Cocos Nucifera Water
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Coconut water from fresh coconuts. It mainly contains water, a bit of coconut oil, sugars, and small amounts of antioxidants.
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient that is used to thicken water and alcohol. It results in a more lightweight formula and is commonly found in gel products.
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient that improves product spreadability and offers a silky feel on the skin. It also acts as a preservative booster that improves the efficacy of other preservatives. According to the manufacturer, it is also a humectant moisturizer.
Hydrogenated Polydecene
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless, highly viscous liquid that commonly serves as an emollient. This rich emollient is on the heavier side but provides a smooth sensorial profile upon application.
Polyglyceryl-10 Dioleate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Polyglyceryl-10 Oleate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Sodium Hyaluronate
Est. %0.3
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.
Phospholipids
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A large group of lipids that are an essential component of every single cell membrane in the body. They have excellent emollient properties. Phospholipids are also utilized in the manufacturing of ‘fancy’ formulations such as liposomes.
Sodium Polyacrylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
This white powder is primarily used as a viscosity controlling agent. It is added to the water phase, which then thickens to form a clear gel. Sodium polyacrylate can also serve as an emollient, absorbent, and emulsion stabilizer.
Trideceth-6
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Xanthan Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural multi-functional ingredient that originates from fermented sugars. Xanthan gum acts as a viscosity-building agent to thicken skincare products. It is also an excellent stabilizer and works well to hold other ingredients together.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.