Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow PHA +BHA Pore-Tight Toner

Watermelon Glow PHA +BHA Pore-Tight Toner
4.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
9.1 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow PHA +BHA Pore-Tight Toner has a moisturizing rating of 4.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Purely humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.1 out of 10 and zero Occlusivity (we didn't find any occlusives on the ingredient list).
Tip: Studies suggest that humectants alone do not moisturize the skin. We recommend applying a product with some occlusive ingredients after the use of this one.

What else is good about it?

 Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow PHA +BHA Pore-Tight Toner 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
80
6
4
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.2
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 9.1 10 9.1
4
1.5
1.4
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
None
Moisturizing rating 4.6
All humectants
9.1
Glycerin
4
Hyaluronic Acid
1.5
Gluconolactone
1.4
Sodium Polyglutamate
1.3
Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract
0.3
Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract
0.3
Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
4.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
None
All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
1.5
1.4
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 9.1 10 9.1
All humectants
9.1
Glycerin
4
Hyaluronic Acid
1.5
Gluconolactone
1.4
Sodium Polyglutamate
1.3
Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract
0.3
Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract
0.3
Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
6
1.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 8.7 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
8.7
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract
6
Hyaluronic Acid
1.5
Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract
0.3
Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract
0.3
Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract
0.3
Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Opuntia Ficus-Indica Extract
Est. %80
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract
Est. %6
Function
Origin
An emollient extract from red watermelon fruit. Its pulp, seeds, and rinds are a source of beneficial compounds for the skin, and it has occlusive, emollient, and antioxidant properties.
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.
Hyaluronic Acid
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A potent, skin-identical humectant moisturizing ingredient that is able to bind water 1000 times its own weight. The anti-aging benefits of hyaluronic acid are due to its ability to stimulate the synthesis of collagen in the skin.
Gluconolactone
Est. %1.4
Function
Origin
A PHA derived from glucose. It has exfoliating and humectant properties and acts as a penetration enhancer for other ingredients. It has also been shown to assist in the treatment of acne and the prevention of photoaging.
Sodium Polyglutamate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Betaine Salicylate
Est. %1.2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A potent, soothing extract from the bark of the white willow. It has potent anti-inflammatory effects due to its salicin content. Tannins from the willow bark extract have astringent effects and can aid in the skin’s healing process.
Levulinic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Levulinic acid can be found in both natural and processed foods, such as Chinese quince, papaya, rice, sake, and wheaten bread. It is manufactured from starch by chemical processes and is used as a masking ingredient. It is also claimed by the manufacturer to have a good bactericidal efficacy.
Sodium Levulinate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A sodium salt of levulinic acid that is used as an antimicrobial and preservative agent, inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria in a product.
Sorbitan Oleate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A vegetable-based ingredient that stabilizes mixtures of oil and water. Sorbitan oleate serves primarily as an emulsifier that produces water-in-oil emulsions.
Brassica Oleracea Capitata (Cabbage) Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing, cooling, and emollient extract derived from cucumbers. Cucumber has been used in skincare for centuries and is used to treat skin problems such as eye swelling, sunburn, and itchy and irritated skin.
Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from bright red hibiscus flowers, this extract contains anthocyanins (red plant pigments), antioxidant flavonoids, and high amounts of organic acids.
Ipomoea Batatas Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Lactobacillus/Watermelon Fruit Ferment Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing extract obtained from a hybrid species of tree peony that contains various active compounds such as astringent tannins, terpenes, and paeonols.
Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A powerful antioxidant, soothing, and astringent extract derived from the roots of Baikal/Chinese skullcap. It contains various unique flavonoids that are believed to soothe irritated and inflamed skin and protect from UV-induced oxidative damage.
Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from the licorice root. It contains a well-researched anti-inflammatory compound called glycyrrhizin that can reduce inflammation. Licorice root extract is also used for its powerful antioxidant effects and ability to treat pigmentation.
Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant extract from sugarcane, the famous crop used to make sugar. It acts as a humectant and exfoliating agent – the little sugar crystals mechanically remove dead skin cells from the skin’s surface.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.
Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon