COSMEDIX Affirm

Affirm
2.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
4.3 Humectancy icon Humectancy
1.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. COSMEDIX Affirm has a moisturizing rating of 2.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 4.3 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 COSMEDIX Affirm 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
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 4.3 10 4.3
4
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 2.1 20 1.0
1.5
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 2.6
All humectants
4.3
Glycerin
4
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
2.1
Tocopherol
1.5
Dimethicone
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
2.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
1.5
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 2.1 20 1.0
All occlusives
2.1
Tocopherol
1.5
Dimethicone
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
0.3
All humectants 4.3 10 4.3
All humectants
4.3
Glycerin
4
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 3.6 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
3.6
Tocopherol
1.5
Epigallocatechin Gallate
0.3
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
0.3
Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract
0.3
Glutathione
0.3
Superoxide Dismutase
0.3
Phenyl t-Butylnitrone
0.3
Carnosine
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water
Est. %75
Function
Origin
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.
Water
Est. %6
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.
Glycerin
Est. %4
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.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein
Est. %3
Function
Origin
An emulsifying mixture of proteins extracted from soybeans. It has some soothing properties (e.g., it can help with the healing of sunburned skin) and contains various proteins, enzymes, and amino acids.
Alcohol
Est. %2
Function
Origin
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.
Tocopherol
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Simply another name for vitamin E. Tocopherol is a fantastic ingredient and especially beneficial for dry and inflamed skin. It has occlusive moisturizing, emollient, antioxidant, and photoprotective properties.
Peumus Boldus Leaf Extract
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Cassia Angustifolia Seed Polysaccharide
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An ingredient obtained from a plant commonly called Senna. Polysaccharides are known to create a mild humectant film on the skin, helping to retain moisture. It can also make the skin appear smooth and contribute to a glowing look.
Benzyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that is supplied as a clear, colorless liquid. Its main function is as a flavoring agent and fragrance. It also acts as a broad-spectrum preservative, solvent, and viscosity-controlling agent that thins the product.
Dimethicone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Glucosamine HCl
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring compound that reduces static and lowers the pH of skincare products.
Glutathione
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring tripeptide that combats free radicals and acts as a reducing agent.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
Lactic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
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.
Carnosine
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A skin-identical dipeptide that acts as a powerful antioxidant. It protects our skin from harmful glycation and can enhance the activity of other active ingredients in the skincare product.
Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
This oil is obtained from the peels of pink grapefruits. It contains fragrant limonene, which gives the oil a fresh and clean, citrusy scent.
Epigallocatechin Gallate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A bioactive compound isolated from green tea with numerous beneficial effects. It is an astringent and antioxidant and can help the skin to heal, reduce redness, and treat UV-induced damage.
Fullerenes
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Polygonum Cuspidatum Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Obtained from the fruits of the lowbush blueberry, this purple-blue extract is rich in antioxidant vitamin C and anthocyanins.
Whey Protein
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient mixture of various proteins obtained from whey - cheese or cow milk production liquid leftovers.
Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential oil derived from sandalwood trees.
Superoxide Dismutase
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A potent antioxidant and emollient extract derived from grape seeds. It contains antioxidant flavonoids, tannins, proanthocyanidins, phytosterols, carotenoids, and vitamin E. It is often used in skincare products aimed at soothing and healing irritated skin.
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.
Phenyl t-Butylnitrone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Aminoguanidine HCl
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Deuterium Oxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon