Osmosis Beauty Renew Advanced Retinal Serum

Renew Advanced Retinal Serum
5.1
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Osmosis Beauty Renew Advanced Retinal Serum has a moisturizing rating of 5.1 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.2 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Osmosis Beauty Renew Advanced 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
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 10.9 10 10.0
5
3
2
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.3 20 0.2
0.3
Moisturizing rating 5.1
All humectants
10.9
Niacinamide
5
Pentylene Glycol
3
Glycerin
2
Lactic Acid
0.3
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.3
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.1
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
2
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 10.9 10 10
All humectants
10.9
Niacinamide
5
Pentylene Glycol
3
Glycerin
2
Lactic Acid
0.3
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 8.8 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
8.8
Niacinamide
5
Asiaticoside
1.3
Chlorella Vulgaris Extract
1
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
0.3
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Thioctic Acid
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
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.
Pentylene Glycol
Est. %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.
Glycerin
Est. %2
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.
Cyclodextrin
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A naturally derived ingredient with the ability to absorb other compounds and remove harmful metal ions from water.
Asiaticoside
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A Gotu Kola derivative. It is a prospective anti-wrinkle and wound healing compound because it has been shown to be able to increase collagen and hyaluronic acid production.
Chlorella Vulgaris Extract
Est. %1
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.
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.
Dextran
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally derived sucrose metabolite that thickens water and bulks emulsions.
Hydroxyproline
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An amino acid that may promote collagen synthesis.
Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A white crystalline powder that can reduce odors coming from other ingredients in a product.
Lactic Acid
Est. %0.3
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.
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An essential oil derived from common, or true, lavender. It is used in skincare for its lovely, calming scent. Like all essential oils, however, it may cause a contact skin allergy in more sensitive individuals.
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.
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.
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Thioctic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Alcohol Denat.
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Denatured alcohol is ethanol that contains additives that make it unsafe to consume. It is mainly used as a solvent and an antimicrobial agent. A major drawback to alcohol denat. is that it dries out the skin.
Dimethyl Sulfone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Sodium Hyaluronate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A sodium salt of famous hyaluronic acid. A potent humectant that hydrates the skin, supports collagen function, and fills out small wrinkles. Sodium hyaluronate also offers soothing and antioxidant properties.
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.
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
Est. %0.3
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.
Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetically made peptide that was designed to emulate the skin growth factor. It is said to boost the production of the skin's structural elements and the dermo-epidermal junction, although this has not been independently tested.
Santalum Austrocaledonicum Wood Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A small synthetic peptide that increases the production of collagen, fibronectin, and hyaluronic acid in the skin. It has also been shown to reduce wrinkles in combination with other anti-aging ingredients.
Fulvic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Pogostemon Cablin Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A luxurious, fragrant essential oil obtained from patchouli leaves. It contains germacrene, patchoulol, and norpatchoulenol - which are responsible for its musky, earthy, and sweet scent.
Retinal
Est. %0.1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon