Credentials Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C Serum
4.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
5.5 Humectancy icon Humectancy
2.6 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Credentials Vitamin C Serum has a moisturizing rating of 4.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.5 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.6 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
75
6
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 5.5 10 5.5
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 5.2 20 2.6
3.0
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 4.0
All humectants
5.5
Glycerin
4
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
0.3
Saccharomyces Lysate Extract
0.3
Serine
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
5.2
Stearic Acid
3.0
Isostearyl Stearoyl Stearate
1.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Squalane
0.3
Dimethicone
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
4.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
3
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 5.2 20 2.6
All occlusives
5.2
Stearic Acid
3.0
Isostearyl Stearoyl Stearate
1.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Squalane
0.3
Dimethicone
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 5.5 10 5.5
All humectants
5.5
Glycerin
4
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
0.3
Saccharomyces Lysate Extract
0.3
Serine
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 1.8 3 No
All antioxidants
1.8
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
0.3
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
0.3
Ascorbic Acid
0.3
Chitosan Ascorbate
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Superoxide Dismutase
0.3
Citrus Grandis Peel Oil
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.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A rich emollient without the oily after-feel, making it a popular replacement for mineral oil. It is derived from natural sources such as palm oil and palm kernel oil. Ethylhexyl palmitate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
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.
Stearic Acid
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A saturated fatty acid found in vegetable butter and animal fats. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient and also helps to maintain the barrier function of the skin.
Isodecyl Neopentanoate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A super lightweight ester that softens the appearance of skin.
DEA-Cetyl Phosphate
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Isostearyl Stearoyl Stearate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A soothing extract that is derived from the lady's mantle plant. It contains plenty of astringent tannins and certain anti-inflammatory compounds.
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