OSKIA Retinoid Sleep Serum Level 1

Retinoid Sleep Serum Level 1
1.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
0.6 Humectancy icon Humectancy
3.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. OSKIA Retinoid Sleep Serum Level 1 has a moisturizing rating of 1.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 0.6 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 OSKIA Retinoid Sleep Serum Level 1 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
50
22
6.5
6
4
3
2
1.5
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 0.6 10 0.6
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 6.1 20 3.0
3.0
1.5
1.0
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 1.8
All humectants
0.6
Lecithin
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
6.1
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
3.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
1.5
Echium Plantagineum Seed Oil
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Vegetable Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
1.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
3
1.5
1
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 6.1 20 3.0
All occlusives
6.1
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
3.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
1.5
Echium Plantagineum Seed Oil
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Vegetable Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
0.3
0.3
All humectants 0.6 10 0.6
All humectants
0.6
Lecithin
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
2
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2
All antioxidants 3.4 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
3.4
Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate
2
Ubiquinone
0.3
Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate
0.2
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

C13-15 Alkane
Est. %50
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Dimethyl Isosorbide
Est. %22
Function
Origin
A solvent for active ingredients that is claimed to help them better penetrate the outer layer of skin. It also helps to reduce the thickness of a product.
Sorbitan Isostearate
Est. %6.5
Function
Origin
A mild yet powerful emulsifier primarily utilized to produce water-in-oil emulsions. It helps to create a particularly rich and substantial emulsion.
Cocoyl Proline
Est. %6
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Octyldodecanol
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An emollient fatty alcohol that spreads easily without leaving a greasy residue on the skin. It is also used as a solvent and dispersing agent for other ingredients.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %3
Function
Origin
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.
Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate (ATIP) is an oil-soluble derivative of ascorbic acid, or vitamin C. It is more stable than ascorbic acid, with studies supporting its collagen-boosting and anti-pigment effects.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %1.5
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.
Echium Plantagineum Seed Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An emollient and occlusive oil from the Purple Viper’s Bugloss plant. It contains oleic, linoleic, alpha-linolenic acids, as well as very rare polyunsaturated called stearidonic acid. It is suitable for all skin types.
Glycerin
Est. %0.3
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A strongly emollient and occlusive moisturizing fraction of sunflower oil that consists of waxes, sterols, phospholipids, and vitamin E.
Lecithin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A humectant, emollient, and emulsifier best suited for water-in-oil emulsions. Lecithin can come from sunflowers, soy, and eggs. The downside to lecithin is that it causes an extra burden on the formula’s preservative because it is nutritious.
Sodium Benzoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that usually works in combination with other preservatives. It has to be at low pH (<5.5) to be effective.
Ubiquinone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as Coenzyme Q10, this bright orange antioxidant supports the skin's energy metabolism. It also offers some anti-pigment action. Dietary supplementation of Ubiquinone improves the appearance of wrinkles.
Cardiospermum Halicacabum Flower/Leaf/Vine Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing extract obtained from the balloon plant. It has plenty of anti-inflammatory flavonoids, phytosterols, and phenolic compounds.
7-Dehydrocholesterol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract derived from the thick roots of curcuma (turmeric), a famous yellow spice and a major ingredient in curry powder. It is used in skincare for its proven antioxidant and anti-inflammatory 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
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.
Alaria Esculenta Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from badderlocks, an edible seaweed, this extract is rich in film-forming alginates. It can be used as a formula helper.
Vegetable Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient fatty oil obtained from various plant sources. It consists mainly of triglycerides and saturated or unsaturated fatty acids.
Water
Est. %0.3
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.
Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate
Est. %0.2
Function
Origin
The newest derivative of vitamin A with improved stability, less irritation, and (allegedly) direct vitamin A action. Studies recommend it for acne treatment and collagen-boosting effects.