Osmosis Beauty Clarify Blemish Retinal Serum

Clarify Blemish Retinal Serum
4.9
/ 10
Moisturizing
9.6 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Osmosis Beauty Clarify Blemish Retinal Serum has a moisturizing rating of 4.9 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.6 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.2 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Osmosis Beauty Clarify Blemish Retinal 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
75
5
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3
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.3
0.3
0.3
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 9.6 10 9.6
5
3
1
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.3 20 0.2
0.3
Moisturizing rating 4.9
All humectants
9.6
Niacinamide
5
Glycerin
3
Lactic Acid
1
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Pentylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.3
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
4.9
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
0.3
All occlusives 0.3 20 0.2
All occlusives
0.3
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
5
3
1
0.3
0.3
All humectants 9.6 10 9.6
All humectants
9.6
Niacinamide
5
Glycerin
3
Lactic Acid
1
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Pentylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
5
1.5
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 9.6 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
9.6
Niacinamide
5
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
1.5
Chlorella Vulgaris Extract
1.3
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
0.3
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract
0.3
Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil
0.3
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
0.3
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %75
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.
Niacinamide
Est. %5
Function
Origin
Also known as vitamin B3, this ingredient is a true superstar with confirmed moisturizing, anti-acne, and antioxidant benefits. Several studies have testified to the anti-wrinkle benefits of niacinamide and its ability to reduce hyperpigmentation.
Phosphatidylcholine
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A special emulsifying lipid used to create delivery spheres called liposomes.
Glycerin
Est. %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.
Mandelic Acid
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Derived from almonds, this ingredient is one of the gentlest AHAs and is used for its exfoliating and antimicrobial properties. It is particularly beneficial for acne but also helps to treat post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An extract from a plant known in North America as Fireweed and in Europe as Willowherb. It is commonly used in traditional herbal medicine. Due to its abundant content of tannins and flavonoids, it has great astringent and antioxidant properties.
Chlorella Vulgaris Extract
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A dried mass of tiny, single-cell green algae. It is widely used as a food source or dietary supplement since it is rich in proteins, amino acids, minerals, and vitamins. This dark green extract is used as an antioxidant agent in skincare.
Lactic Acid
Est. %1
Function
Origin
The most popular AHA in skincare and less irritating than glycolic acid. It can be naturally found in sour milk. It is a humectant moisturizing, pH stabilizing, and gently exfoliating ingredient, able to soften dry, cracked, and peeling skin.
Benzyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that is supplied as a clear, colorless liquid. Its main function is as a flavoring agent and fragrance. It also acts as a broad-spectrum preservative, solvent, and viscosity-controlling agent that thins the product.
Hyssopus Officinalis Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant and fragrant extract from the leaves of the olive tree. It contains a promising anti-aging compound called Oleuropein, and a prospective anti-pigment compound called Cornoside.
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.
Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant and antioxidant essential tea tree oil praised for its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. Tea tree oil helps to treat acne, inflamed skin, and small wounds. It might, however, cause allergies and skin irritations.
Artemisia Umbelliformis Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Beta-Glucan
Est. %0.3
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.
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from German chamomile flowers, this extract is especially known for its anti-inflammatory and soothing benefits. It contains two soothing compounds called chamazulene and bisabolol, as well as antioxidant flavonoids.
Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
This oil is obtained from the peels of pink grapefruits. It contains fragrant limonene, which gives the oil a fresh and clean, citrusy scent.
Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing, cooling, and emollient extract derived from cucumbers. Cucumber has been used in skincare for centuries and is used to treat skin problems such as eye swelling, sunburn, and itchy and irritated skin.
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from the white flowers of the Japanese honeysuckle. Apart from an essential oil responsible for its jasmine-like scent, the extract also contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory iridoids, flavonoids, and phenolic acids.
Pentylene Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
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.
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Cyclodextrin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally derived ingredient with the ability to absorb other compounds and remove harmful metal ions from water.
Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An essential oil extracted from the leaves of the Eucalyptus globulus, a tall, evergreen, Australian tree with waxy leaves. It mostly consists of cineole – which has potent antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity.
Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant extract derived from the flowers of the Italian honeysuckle. It has a pleasant, sweet, floral scent. Not much is known about its compounds and their functions.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An essential oil distilled from the leaves of rosemary. It is used as a fragrance in skincare and has a spicy, earthy, camphoraceous scent. It also has antioxidant properties according to some research.
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.
Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Retinal
Est. %0.1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon