Osmosis Beauty

Clarify Blemish Retinal Serum

Clarify Blemish Retinal Serum
4.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

9.6Humectancy0.1Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Osmosis Beauty Clarify Blemish Retinal Serum has a moisturizing rating of 4.8 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 0.1 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Osmosis Beauty Clarify Blemish Retinal Serum is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
75
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
5
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
4
PhosphatidylcholineSynthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Mandelic AcidSyntheticExfoliant,Anti-pigmentation,Antimicrobial
1.5
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract BotanicalAntioxidant,Astringent
1.3
Chlorella Vulgaris ExtractAlgaeAntioxidant,Soothing
1
Lactic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Exfoliant,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance
0.3
Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit ExtractBotanicalSoothing,Emollient
0.3
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance
0.3
Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Leaf ExtractBotanicalFragrance

Ingredients explained

Score

75

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), Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Soothing, Barrier repair, Anti-pigmentation, Anti-seborrheic

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.
Score

4

Function

Emulsifying

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

A special emulsifying lipid used to create delivery spheres called liposomes.
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

Function

Exfoliant, Anti-pigmentation, Antimicrobial

Origin

Synthetic

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.

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