Perricone MD Essential Fx Acyl-Glutathione Intensive Overnight Moisturizer

Essential Fx Acyl-Glutathione Intensive Overnight Moisturizer
7.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
5.2 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Perricone MD Essential Fx Acyl-Glutathione Intensive Overnight Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 7.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.2 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Perricone MD Essential Fx Acyl-Glutathione Intensive Overnight Moisturizer 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
65
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 5.2 10 5.2
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 20.7 20 10.0
9.0
6.0
2.5
2.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 7.6
All humectants
5.2
Niacinamide
4
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Ribose
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
20.7
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
9.0
Myristyl Myristate
6.0
Stearic Acid
2.5
Dimethicone
2.0
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil
0.3
Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil
0.3
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
7.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
6
2.5
2
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 20.7 20 10.0
All occlusives
20.7
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
9.0
Myristyl Myristate
6.0
Stearic Acid
2.5
Dimethicone
2.0
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil
0.3
Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil
0.3
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 5.2 10 5.2
All humectants
5.2
Niacinamide
4
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Ribose
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
4
1
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 5.6 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
5.6
Niacinamide
4
S-Palmitoylglutathione
1
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %65
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.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A semi-solid, buttery fat extracted from the seeds of the Shea tree that is a wonderful occlusive and emollient ingredient mainly comprised of fatty acids. Shea butter contains a large amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
Myristyl Myristate
Est. %6
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient ester that is derived from vegetables. This soft, wax-like ester produces a soft and creamy sensorial profile. Myristyl myristate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Niacinamide
Est. %4
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.
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A synthetic emollient ester. It works to improve the appearance of the skin by filling in the microcracks on the surface, thereby making the skin appear softer and smoother. It imparts a lightweight, velvety feel.
Stearic Acid
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
A saturated fatty acid found in vegetable butter and animal fats. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient and also helps to maintain the barrier function of the skin.
Dimethicone
Est. %2
Function
Origin
The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Sodium Acrylates Copolymer
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A synthetic polymer that can come in various forms and is often used to create light gel-like textures. Some versions can also create a light film on the skin.
Palmitoyl Glycine
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
S-Palmitoylglutathione
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Citronellol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin