Korres Pomegranate Pore Blurring Gel Moisturizer

Pomegranate Pore Blurring Gel Moisturizer
6.1
/ 10
Moisturizing
8.4 Humectancy icon Humectancy
3.7 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Korres Pomegranate Pore Blurring Gel Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 6.1 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 8.4 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.7 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
70
7.5
5
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 8.4 10 8.4
7.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 7.5 20 3.7
5.0
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.1
All humectants
8.4
Glycerin
7.5
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Panthenol
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
7.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
5.0
Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil
1.3
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.1
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
5
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 7.5 20 3.7
All occlusives
7.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
5.0
Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil
1.3
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
7.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 8.4 10 8.4
All humectants
8.4
Glycerin
7.5
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Panthenol
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 2.4 3 No
All antioxidants
2.4
Calendula Officinalis Extract
0.3
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
0.3
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
0.3
Punica Granatum Fruit Extract
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %70
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. %7.5
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.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %5
Function
Origin
A liquid plant wax, also known as Jojoba oil, pressed from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis. These seeds can contain up to 50% of liquid wax. It is used as an occlusive moisturizer, emollient, and emulsifier.
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A synthetic emollient ester. It works to improve the appearance of the skin by filling in the microcracks on the surface, thereby making the skin appear softer and smoother. It imparts a lightweight, velvety feel.
Dicaprylyl Carbonate
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
A very fast-spreading emollient that gives a product an incredibly lightweight feel. Dicaprylyl carbonate works well as a solvent for suspending insoluble solids such as mineral sunscreens or iron oxide pigments.
Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A polymeric ingredient that creates lightweight and refreshing gel textures. It also works as a viscosity controlling agent.
Dicaprylyl Ether
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A fast-spreading and very lightweight emollient. It is used to reduce the tack and oiliness of oil-based formulas and gives the skin a dry, silky after-feel. It is also a great solvent.
Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil extracted from macadamia nuts. It is clear and pale yellow with a pleasant nutty aroma and contains oleic and palmitoleic fatty acids, tocopherols, phytosterols, squalene, and polyphenols.
Potassium Cetyl Phosphate
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A powerful emulsifier that can even mix particularly problematic water and oil blends. It is also a surfactant perfect for cleansing products that effectively rinse off oil and dirt particles from the surface of the skin.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing oil expressed from soybeans. It does not leave an oily feeling on the skin due to its low content of saturated fatty acids. Glycine soja oil contains emollient fatty acids and a significant amount of antioxidants.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
Panthenol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A popular soothing and moisturizing derivative of vitamin B5. Panthenol is particularly beneficial for dry, flaking, burned, or damaged skin. It is used to alleviate the symptoms of a rash, dermatitis, eczema, chapped lips, and sunburn.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Salicylic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
This effective peeling and anti-inflammatory BHA is used as an anti-acne agent and works by breaking down the junctions between dead skin cells. This results in the peeling of dead skin and the unclogging of pores.
Sodium Hydroxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ingredient that is able to bring the pH of a product up, thereby making it less harsh on the skin.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant derivative of tocopherol (vitamin E). It helps to protect cells from free radicals and UV damage through the conversion to active vitamin E in the skin. It is more stable than tocopherol.
Punica Granatum Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A pomegranate fruit extract that contains antioxidant polyphenols and a rare emollient punicic acid. It is aimed at dry, irritated skin.
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient that is used to thicken water and alcohol. It results in a more lightweight formula and is commonly found in gel products.
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient that improves product spreadability and offers a silky feel on the skin. It also acts as a preservative booster that improves the efficacy of other preservatives. According to the manufacturer, it is also a humectant moisturizer.
Cyclodextrin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally derived ingredient with the ability to absorb other compounds and remove harmful metal ions from water.
Sodium Gluceptate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the fleshy part of an avocado, used in skincare for its excellent emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Avocado oil contains fatty acids, notably oleic acid (up to 80%), squalene, vitamin E, and carotenoids.
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil Unsaponifiables
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Sodium Hyaluronate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
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.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing and astringent extract derived from the fragrant, spicy leaves of rosemary. It has strong antioxidant properties. Rosemary extract can reduce signs of inflammation and also acts as an emollient and antimicrobial agent.
Tocopherol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin