Naturopathica Vitamin C15 Wrinkle Repair Serum

Vitamin C15 Wrinkle Repair Serum
5.3
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.6 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Naturopathica Vitamin C15 Wrinkle Repair Serum has a moisturizing rating of 5.3 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.6 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Naturopathica Vitamin C15 Wrinkle Repair Serum 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
60
15.1
15
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 19.2 10 10.0
15.1
2
1.5
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 1.3 20 0.6
1.3
Moisturizing rating 5.3
All humectants
19.2
Propanediol
15.1
Glycerin
2
Beta-Glucan
1.5
Allantoin
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
1.3
Tocopherol
1.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.3
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
1.3
All occlusives 1.3 20 0.6
All occlusives
1.3
Tocopherol
1.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
15.1
2
1.5
0.3
0.3
All humectants 19.2 10 10
All humectants
19.2
Propanediol
15.1
Glycerin
2
Beta-Glucan
1.5
Allantoin
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
15
3
1.5
1.3
0.3
All antioxidants 21.1 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
21.1
Ascorbic Acid
15
Ergothioneine
3
Beta-Glucan
1.5
Tocopherol
1.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %60
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.
Propanediol
Est. %15.1
Function
Origin
An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.
Ascorbic Acid
Est. %15
Function
Origin
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.
Ergothioneine
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A naturally-occurring amino acid that functions as a powerful and versatile antioxidant.
Glycerin
Est. %2
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.
Beta-Glucan
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A special polysaccharide obtained from cereals, mushrooms, yeast, bacteria, and some species of seaweed. It is a promising anti-wrinkle, wound healing, antioxidant, and moisturizing ingredient.
Tocopherol
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Simply another name for vitamin E. Tocopherol is a fantastic ingredient and especially beneficial for dry and inflamed skin. It has occlusive moisturizing, emollient, antioxidant, and photoprotective properties.
Cymbopogon Martini Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential oil distilled from an Indian grass species known as palmarosa. It has two rose-scented volatile compounds - geraniol and nerol.
Allantoin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fluffy, white powder that acts as a humectant due to its water-loving chemistry and as an exfoliant that helps to remove dead skin cells. It has also been shown to be very soothing to irritated and inflamed skin.
Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived surfactant used for gentle cleansing and foam-boosting when combined with other surfactants.
Phenethyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that primarily serves as a preservative. Derived from the Chinese cinnamon tree, it provides broad-spectrum protection for skincare products through its antimicrobial efficacy.
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.
Acacia Senegal Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A formula helper, also known as gum arabic, derived from the African Acacia tree. It is used in skincare formulas due to its good adhesive and film-forming properties.
Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Distilled from the flowers of Roman chamomile, this fragrant essential oil is mainly constituted of esters of angelic and tiglic acid, which give it a sweet, crisp, fruity, and herbaceous scent.
Bisabolol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An anti-inflammatory compound found naturally in German chamomile essential oil. It has a pleasant, sweet, and floral scent. Bisabolol also has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties but can cause an allergic reaction in more sensitive individuals.
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.
Xanthan Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural multi-functional ingredient that originates from fermented sugars. Xanthan gum acts as a viscosity-building agent to thicken skincare products. It is also an excellent stabilizer and works well to hold other ingredients together.