No7 Laboratories CICA-Rescue Skin Paste Mask

Laboratories CICA-Rescue Skin Paste Mask
6.3
/ 10
Moisturizing
8.4 Humectancy icon Humectancy
4.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. No7 Laboratories CICA-Rescue Skin Paste Mask has a moisturizing rating of 6.3 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 4.2 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 8.4 10 8.4
6
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 8.3 20 4.2
4.0 x 2
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.3
All humectants
8.4
Glycerin
6
Panthenol
0.3
Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Sodium PCA
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Magnesium PCA
0.3
Zinc PCA
0.3
Manganese PCA
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
8.3
Petrolatum
4.0 x 2
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.3
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
4 x 2
0.3
All occlusives 8.3 20 4.2
All occlusives
8.3
Petrolatum
4.0 x 2
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 8.4 10 8.4
All humectants
8.4
Glycerin
6
Panthenol
0.3
Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Sodium PCA
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Magnesium PCA
0.3
Zinc PCA
0.3
Manganese PCA
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 0.6 3 No
All antioxidants
0.6
Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract
0.3
Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract
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.
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Est. %9
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.
Glycerin
Est. %6
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.
Petrolatum
Est. %4
Function
Origin
Also known as Vaseline, this is the most powerful occlusive moisturizer and at least twice as effective as other occlusives. This is why we multiply the petrolatum score by 2 when calculating the Occlusivity of the product. Petrolatum is not comedogenic.
Isononyl Isononanoate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
An ester of a branched fatty acid with a branched fatty alcohol. It is an easily spreadable emollient that has a silky, dry, non-greasy feel on the skin.
Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
A silicone-based powerful emulsifier that helps to create lightweight and pleasant feeling lotions and creams.
Hexyl Laurate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
An emollient ester with very high spreadability.
Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A synthetic emollient emulsifier that helps oil and water phases to mix.
Magnesium Sulfate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring mineral that is commonly used in skincare products as a bulking agent. It helps to control the viscosity of products by making them thicker.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %1
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.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative booster derived from glycerin. It is commonly paired with other preservatives to improve their efficacy. Ethylhexylglycerin is also a humectant due to its chemical base of glycerin.
Magnesium PCA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Manganese PCA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Potassium Sorbate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative widely used in food and personal care products, available from natural sources or synthetically produced. Potassium sorbate works by inhibiting the growth of yeasts, molds, and some bacteria.
Tetrasodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of the most common synthetic chelators. It can reduce the 'hardness' of water and so is often used in rinse-off products.
Zinc PCA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A two-part ingredient: Zinc helps to control sebum and bacteria in acne-prone skin, while skin-identical PCA is a moisturizing humectant. Zinc PCA may even boost collagen production and so is researched as a potential anti-wrinkle ingredient.
Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A well-researched soothing, wound-healing, and promising anti-aging extract that is obtained from the leaves of the Gotu Kola.
Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A moisturizing extract derived from the roots of the dwarf lilyturf, also known as mondo grass. It is rich in humectant polysaccharides and contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as cocoa seed butter, it is a popular emollient and occlusive moisturizer. Skincare products with cocoa butter as their main ingredient have a sweet, chocolatey scent. Cocoa butter is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
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.
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.
Sodium PCA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of the most important parts of the skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor, a mixture of various compounds that keeps the skin’s surface well hydrated. Sodium PCA is used in skincare for its fantastic humectant properties.