NYDG Skincare

Ultra-Light Hydra-Gel

Ultra-Light Hydra-Gel
5.4

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.8Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. NYDG Skincare Ultra-Light Hydra-Gel has a moisturizing rating of 5.4 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 0.8 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
5
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper
4.9
C12-15 Alkyl EthylhexanoateEmollient
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Saccharide IsomerateBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
2
BetaineBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
1.5
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
1
Cetearyl OlivateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
CarbomerSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Sodium PCABotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
0.3
UreaSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Exfoliant,Formula 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

5

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Preservative, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A naturally or synthetically derived preservative that exhibits effective antifungal and antibacterial traits. It also acts as a booster for more traditional preservatives. Pentylene glycol can also serve as a moisturizing humectant and solvent.
Score

4.9

Function

Emollient

Origin

Description is coming soon
Score

3

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

2.5

Function

Moisturizing (humectant)

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A naturally-derived humectant that provides moisturization at low levels and is less sticky than other humectants like glycerin.

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