Philosophy

Turbo Booster C Powder

Turbo Booster C Powder
0.9

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

1.8Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder has a moisturizing rating of 0.9 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product is purely humectant, but with a low Humectancy of 1.8 out of 10. It has zero Occlusivity as we didn't find any occlusive ingredients on the ingredient list.
Tip: Studies suggest that humectants alone do not moisturize the skin. We recommend applying a product with some occlusive ingredients after the use of this one.

What else is good about it? Philosophy Turbo Booster C Powder is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
99.8
Ascorbic AcidBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
PanthenolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Barrier repair,Formula Helper
0.3
Zinc PCASyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Anti-acne,Anti-seborrheic
0.3
Copper PCANaturally occurring,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antimicrobial
0.3
Camellia Oleifera Leaf ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Astringent
0.3
Dipotassium GlycyrrhizateBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Flavor
0.3
ArginineBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
CysteineSynthetic,AnimalAntioxidant,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf JuiceBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient

Ingredients explained

Score

99.8

Function

Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-pigmentation, Fragrance, Ph adjuster

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

Also known as vitamin C, this extremely well-researched antioxidant is able to boost collagen production, prevent wrinkles, and treat pigmentation. It degrades easily when exposed to air and so requires careful packaging.
Score

0.3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Barrier repair, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A popular soothing and moisturizing derivative of vitamin B5. Panthenol is particularly beneficial for dry, flaking, burned, or damaged skin. It is used to alleviate the symptoms of a rash, dermatitis, eczema, chapped lips, and sunburn.
Score

0.3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Anti-acne, Anti-seborrheic

Origin

Synthetic

A two-part ingredient: Zinc helps to control sebum and bacteria in acne-prone skin, while skin-identical PCA is a moisturizing humectant. Zinc PCA may even boost collagen production and so is researched as a potential anti-wrinkle ingredient.
Score

0.3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antimicrobial

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

A blue-green synthetic salt of copper and pyrrolidone carboxylic acid. It has antimicrobial properties and may be able to help with wound healing and sebum control, although the studies are lacking.
Score

0.3

Function

Antioxidant, Astringent

Origin

Botanical

An emollient extract derived from the leaves of the Tea-oil Camellia, which is native to Southeast Asia. It contains astringent and wound-healing tannins that create a tightening feeling on the skin and can speed up the healing process of small cuts.

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