Lancome

Advanced Genifique Hydrogel Melting Sheet Mask

Advanced Genifique Hydrogel Melting Sheet Mask
5.7

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy1.3Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Lancome Advanced Genifique Hydrogel Melting Sheet Mask has a moisturizing rating of 5.7 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 1.3 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Bifida Ferment LysateBiotechSoothing
3
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
1,2-HexanediolBotanical,SyntheticPreservative,Formula Helper
1.3
SucroseBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Flavor
1
Lactobacillus FermentBiotechAnti-wrinkle,Soothing,Barrier repair,Antimicrobial
0.3
TocopherolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Sodium BenzoateSyntheticFragrance,Preservative,Formula Helper
0.3
MadecassosideBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Soothing
0.3
Hydrolyzed Wheat ProteinBotanicalFormula Helper

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

6

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

4

Function

Soothing

Origin

Biotech

A mixture of probiotic bacteria. According to the patent holder, it contains enzymes that are able to repair damaged DNA in skin cells. A single study confirms that it is able to reduce skin sensitivity.
Score

3

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

2

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.

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