Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Intense Moisturizer

Vital C Hydrating Intense Moisturizer
7.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
5.7 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Intense Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 7.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 5.7 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Intense Moisturizer 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
65
9
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1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 12.8 10 10.0
9
1.5
1.1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 11.4 20 5.7
6.0
4.0
1.4
Moisturizing rating 7.8
All humectants
12.8
Glycerin
9
Hyaluronic Acid
1.5
Erythritol
1.1
Yeast Extract
0.3
Mannitol
0.3
PEG-8
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
11.4
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
4.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.4
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
7.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
4
1.4
All occlusives 11.4 20 5.7
All occlusives
11.4
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
4.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.4
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
1.5
1.1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 12.8 10 10
All humectants
12.8
Glycerin
9
Hyaluronic Acid
1.5
Erythritol
1.1
Yeast Extract
0.3
Mannitol
0.3
PEG-8
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
4
1.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 7.3 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
7.3
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
4
Hyaluronic Acid
1.5
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
0.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.3
Ascorbic Acid
0.3
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate
0.3
Mannitol
0.3
Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %65
Function
Origin
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.
Glycerin
Est. %9
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.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A natural occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient, it is a blend of glycerin and two fatty acids, caprylic and capric acid. It creates an oil-based protective layer on the skin, thereby preventing water loss.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
<p>A famous olive oil widely used in skincare as an emollient and occlusive moisturizer. It contains mainly unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant flavonoids, and oleuropeins. Olive oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.</p>
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.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %1.4
Function
Origin
A semi-solid, buttery fat extracted from the seeds of the Shea tree that is a wonderful occlusive and emollient ingredient mainly comprised of fatty acids. Shea butter contains a large amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
PPG-3 Benzyl Ether Myristate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Di-C12-15 Alkyl Fumarate
Est. %1.2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Erythritol
Est. %1.1
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring sweetener that hydrates skin by drawing in water.
Homarine HCl
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Biotin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Biotin is an important nutrient that can cause weak hair and nails if deficient. Unfortunately, while biotin supplements have promising studies, topical biotin in creams and serums doesn’t have a large body of evidence to support its use.
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative booster derived from glycerin. It is commonly paired with other preservatives to improve their efficacy. Ethylhexylglyc