Cellex-C

Advanced-C Serum

Advanced-C Serum
1.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

2.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum has a moisturizing rating of 1.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product is purely humectant, but with a low Humectancy of 2.0 out of 10. It has zero Occlusivity as we didn't find any occlusive ingredients 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? Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
85
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
Ascorbic AcidBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Acetyl TyrosineSynthetic,AnimalTanning
1
Zinc SulfateNaturally occurring,SyntheticAnti-pigmentation,Antimicrobial,Astringent
1
GlycineSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
1
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Skin ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Colorant,Flavor
1
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Emollient,Antimicrobial,Antifungal,Anti-seborrheic,Astringent,Flavor,Formula Helper
1
Sodium HyaluronateBiotech,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing
0.3
BioflavonoidsBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing

Ingredients explained

Score

85

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, Fragrance, Ph adjuster

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

Also known as vitamin C, this extremely well-researched antioxidant is able to boost collagen production, prevent wrinkles, and treat pigmentation. It degrades easily when exposed to air and so requires careful packaging.
Score

4

Function

Tanning

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

Acetyl tyrosine is a derivative of the amino acid tyrosine. It is used as a tanning agent in skincare, helping pigment cells (melanosomes) to produce more dark skin pigment.
Score

1

Function

Anti-pigmentation, Antimicrobial, Astringent

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

Description is coming soon
Score

1

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antistatic, Ph adjuster

Origin

Synthetic

A humectant moisturizing amino acid that is a part of skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor. Some recent studies suggest that it may have barrier repair properties.

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