Dermadoctor

Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E

Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.1Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 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 0.1 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
75
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic AcidSyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation
4
EthoxydiglycolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor OilBotanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Citric AcidBotanical,SyntheticExfoliant,Formula Helper
1
Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit ExtractBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-acne,Anti-pigmentation,Antimicrobial
0.3
Epigallocatechin GallateSyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-acne,Soothing,Astringent
0.3
TocopherolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticAntimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Sodium CitrateBotanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

75

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

6

Function

Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-pigmentation

Origin

Synthetic

A derivative of vitamin C. Its stability in skincare formulations is better than ascorbic acid’s, although clinical studies are yet to indicate whether it has the same collagen-boosting benefits.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

A type of alcohol with humectant moisturizing properties. It also acts as a solvent, since it mixes well with a variety of other compounds, including water and even some oils.
Score

3

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.
Score

2

Function

Fragrance, Emulsifying, Solubilizing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A castor oil-derived ingredient often used to incorporate small amounts of oil (such as a fragrance) into a water-based product. PEG-4 HCO is a gold-standard solubilizer and can be used in low amounts due to its ability to solubilize things so well.

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