Pacifica Gem Serum Radiant Drops

Gem Serum Radiant Drops
4.5
/ 10
Moisturizing
7.8 Humectancy icon Humectancy
1.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Pacifica Gem Serum Radiant Drops has a moisturizing rating of 4.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 7.8 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.2 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Pacifica Gem Serum Radiant Drops 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
85
6
2
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.2
1
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 7.8 10 7.8
6
1.5
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 2.5 20 1.2
1.2
1.0
0.3
Moisturizing rating 4.5
All humectants
7.8
Glycerin
6
Sodium Hyaluronate
1.5
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
2.5
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
1.2
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
4.5
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
1.2
1
0.3
All occlusives 2.5 20 1.2
All occlusives
2.5
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
1.2
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
1.5
0.3
All humectants 7.8 10 7.8
All humectants
7.8
Glycerin
6
Sodium Hyaluronate
1.5
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.5
1.3
1.2
0.3
All antioxidants 4.3 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
4.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
1.5
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract
1.3
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
1.2
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %85
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.
Glycerin
Est. %6
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.
Sclerotium Gum
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A thickener with a silky, velvety feel that many manufacturers use as an alternative to silicones.
Sodium Hyaluronate
Est. %1.5
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.
Mica
Est. %1.4
Function
Origin
A mineral powder made up of silicates with several functions (the main one being as a colorant). It has a shimmery appearance, making it highly desirable in certain cosmetic products. Mica also helps the product to apply more smoothly.
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
An emollient extract from red watermelon fruit. Its pulp, seeds, and rinds are a source of beneficial compounds for the skin, and it has occlusive, emollient, and antioxidant properties.
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Est. %1.2
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the fleshy part of an avocado, used in skincare for its excellent emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Avocado oil contains fatty acids, notably oleic acid (up to 80%), squalene, vitamin E, and carotenoids.
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil extracted from the little hard seeds inside of the red, fleshy rosehip. It contains mainly emollient fatty acids and a very high amount of antioxidant carotenoids, which give the oil its light orange color.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative booster derived from glycerin. It is commonly paired with other preservatives to improve their efficacy. Ethylhexylglycerin is also a humectant due to its chemical base of glycerin.
Hypnea Musciformis Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing extract from a species of red marine algae that contains a special seaweed, gel-forming polysaccharide called kappa-carrageenan.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Sodium Citrate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A salt of citric acid that has a salty and tart flavor and is used as a fragrance. It is mildly basic, meaning that its addition to a skincare product can adjust the pH upward.
Quartz
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring mineral that functions as an exfoliant to remove dead skin cells.
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.
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.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.