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HONEYMOON GLOW AHA Resurfacing Night Serum with Hydrating Honey + Gentle Flower Acids

HONEYMOON GLOW AHA Resurfacing Night Serum with Hydrating Honey + Gentle Flower Acids
6.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy3.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Farmacy HONEYMOON GLOW AHA Resurfacing Night Serum with Hydrating Honey + Gentle Flower Acids has a moisturizing rating of 6.5 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 moderate Occlusivity of 3.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Farmacy HONEYMOON GLOW AHA Resurfacing Night Serum with Hydrating Honey + Gentle Flower Acids is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
Lactic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Exfoliant,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
3
Jojoba EstersBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Abrasive
2
Glycolic AcidSyntheticAnti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Exfoliant,Soothing,Formula Helper
1.5
Potassium HydroxideSyntheticFormula Helper
1.3
Salix Alba (Willow) Bark ExtractBotanicalExfoliant,Soothing,Astringent
1
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) OleosomesBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
0.3
Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Antimicrobial
0.3
Citric AcidBotanical,SyntheticExfoliant,Formula Helper
0.3
Honey ExtractAnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Flavor,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

70

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

Moisturizing (humectant), Exfoliant, Anti-pigmentation, Fragrance, Ph adjuster

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

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.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Biotech,Synthetic

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.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Soothing, Emollient, Abrasive

Origin

Botanical

A mixture of various wax esters from jojoba oil. It is used in skincare products as a fantastic emollient, soothing, and occlusive moisturizing agent that won't leave a sticky, oily feeling on the skin.
Score

2

Function

Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Exfoliant, Soothing, Ph adjuster

Origin

Synthetic

The second most used AHA (after lactic acid) with potent exfoliating and smoothing effects. It increases skin cell turnover, which is beneficial for acne and rosacea and decreases inflammation. When used in peels, GA may have an anti-wrinkle activity.

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