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Vital C Hydrating Repair Creme

Vital C Hydrating Repair Creme
5.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.9Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Repair Creme has a moisturizing rating of 5.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.9 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Repair Creme 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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
5
Superoxide DismutaseSyntheticAntioxidant,Formula Helper
4
Ascorbic AcidBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Sodium HyaluronateBiotech,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing
1.4
Ascorbyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Fragrance
1.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1.2
Tetrahexyldecyl AscorbateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation
1.1
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Emollient,Antimicrobial,Antifungal,Anti-seborrheic,Astringent,Flavor,Formula Helper
1
Alchemilla Vulgaris ExtractBotanicalSoothing,Astringent
0.3
Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel OilBotanicalFragrance
0.3
Magnesium Ascorbyl PhosphateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation

Ingredients explained

Score

70

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 (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

5

Function

Antioxidant, Reducing

Origin

Synthetic

Description is coming soon
Score

4

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

1.5

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antioxidant, Soothing

Origin

Biotech,Animal

A sodium salt of famous hyaluronic acid. A potent humectant that hydrates the skin, supports collagen function, and fills out small wrinkles. Sodium hyaluronate also offers soothing and antioxidant properties.

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