HydroPeptide

Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster

Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. HydroPeptide Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Purely humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 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? HydroPeptide Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster 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
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
20
Sodium Ascorbyl PhosphateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Anti-pigmentation
4
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
1.5
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
1.3
CarrageenanBotanicalFragrance,Formula Helper
1
ErythritolBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Flavor
0.3
Sodium PCABotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
0.3
Xanthan GumBotanical,BiotechFormula Helper
0.3
1,2-HexanediolBotanical,SyntheticPreservative,Formula Helper
0.3
HydroxyacetophenoneSyntheticAntioxidant

Ingredients explained

Score

60

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

20

Function

Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Soothing, Anti-pigmentation

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

The most researched derivative of vitamin C. It boosts collagen synthesis, thereby improving skin structure and elasticity. SAP is effective in the treatment of inflamed acne lesions and has a weak but positive effect on pigmentation issues.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Preservative, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A naturally or synthetically derived preservative that exhibits effective antifungal and antibacterial traits. It also acts as a booster for more traditional preservatives. Pentylene glycol can also serve as a moisturizing humectant and solvent.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

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.
Score

2

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Soothing, Barrier repair, Anti-pigmentation, Anti-seborrheic

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

Also known as vitamin B3, this ingredient is a true superstar with confirmed moisturizing, anti-acne, and antioxidant benefits. Several studies have testified to the anti-wrinkle benefits of niacinamide and its ability to reduce hyperpigmentation.

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