Elemis Peptide4 Eye Recovery Cream

Peptide4 Eye Recovery Cream
6.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
9.3 Humectancy icon Humectancy
4.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Elemis Peptide4 Eye Recovery Cream has a moisturizing rating of 6.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.3 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.2 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
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4
3
2.5
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1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 9.3 10 9.3
9
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 8.4 20 4.2
4.0
2.5
1.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.8
All humectants
9.3
Glycerin
9
Panthenol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
8.4
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
4.0
Buglossoides Arvensis Seed Oil
2.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Perilla Ocymoides Seed Oil
0.3
Matthiola Longipetala Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
4
2.5
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 8.4 20 4.2
All occlusives
8.4
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
4.0
Buglossoides Arvensis Seed Oil
2.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Perilla Ocymoides Seed Oil
0.3
Matthiola Longipetala Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
0.3
All humectants 9.3 10 9.3
All humectants
9.3
Glycerin
9
Panthenol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 0.9 3 No
All antioxidants
0.9
Hydroxyacetophenone
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %65
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. %9
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.
Coco-Caprylate
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived or synthetically produced oil with a very light feel. An alternative to silicones, this ingredient spreads quickly and doesn't leave a residue on skin.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Est. %4
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.
Glyceryl Oleate Citrate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Buglossoides Arvensis Seed Oil
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Bellis Perennis (Daisy) Flower Extract
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A soothing extract obtained from the flowers of the common daisy with additional astringent and wound healing benefits.
Hieracium Pilosella Extract
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Mica
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A mineral powder made up of silicates with several functions (the main one being as a colorant). It has a shimmery appearance, making it highly desirable in certain cosmetic products. Mica also helps the product to apply more smoothly.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A liquid plant wax, also known as Jojoba oil, pressed from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis. These seeds can contain up to 50% of liquid wax. It is used as an occlusive moisturizer, emollient, and emulsifier.
Citric Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A gently exfoliating AHA that helps to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. In comparison to other AHAs, citric acid has been shown to be one of the least effective. It is also very commonly used as a stabilizing and pH-controlling agent.
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
Panthenol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A popular soothing and moisturizing derivative of vitamin B5. Panthenol is particularly beneficial for dry, flaking, burned, or damaged skin. It is used to alleviate the symptoms of a rash, dermatitis, eczema, chapped lips, and sunburn.
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.
Sodium Benzoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that usually works in combination with other preservatives. It has to be at low pH (<5.5) to be effective.
Sodium Citrate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A salt of citric acid that has a salty and tart flavor and is used as a fragrance. It is mildly basic, meaning that its addition to a skincare product can adjust the pH upward.
Sodium Dehydroacetate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A sodium salt of dehydroacetic acid that is most commonly used as a preservative. It is a strong fungicide and a moderate bactericide, which makes it an effective broad-spectrum preservative.
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.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant derivative of tocopherol (vitamin E). It helps to protect cells from free radicals and UV damage through the conversion to active vitamin E in the skin. It is more stable than tocopherol.
Perilla Ocymoides Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty, occlusive (moisturizing), and emollient oil derived from the seeds of the Perilla, an aromatic plant from the mint family. It is one of the best natural sources of the unsaturated alpha-linolenic fatty acid.
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.
Hydrolyzed Yeast Protein
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Tocopherol
Est. %0.3
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.
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.
Hydroxyacetophenone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant compound that can be found in many plants, although it is manufactured synthetically for skincare purposes. It can boost the preservative action of other conservants.
Matthiola Longipetala Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon