Guinot

Liftosome Lifting Creme

Liftosome Lifting Creme
9.3

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy8.7Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Intensely moisturizing. Guinot Liftosome Lifting Creme has a moisturizing rating of 9.3 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 8.7 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
55
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Pentaerythrityl TetraethylhexanoateSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
6
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
3
CyclopentasiloxaneSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2.5
Hydrolyzed CollagenAnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Emollient,Formula Helper
2
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1.5
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.3
Hydrogenated Olive Oil Caprylyl EstersBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
1
Polymethyl MethacrylateSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient
0.3
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

55

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

9

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Binding, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

An occlusive moisturizer and emollient with a good lubricity that leaves behind a glossy sheen after application. It can also control viscosity by thickening skincare products and act as a binding agent to hold pressed powdered products together.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A clear, colorless liquid humectant that draws moisture to the skin. The humectancy of butylene glycol, owed to its two hydroxyl groups, is quite considerable, although not as powerful as glycerin, which contains three hydroxyl groups.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A lightweight, fast-spreading emollient that leaves a very soft and silky after-feel on the skin. Supplied as a clear and colorless liquid, cyclopentasiloxane is often used as a solvent to dissolve other silicones in.

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