Pixi

Glow Mist

Glow Mist
5.6

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

6.7Humectancy4.5Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Pixi Glow Mist has a moisturizing rating of 5.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 6.7 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.5 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Pixi Glow Mist 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
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
75
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Dipropylene GlycolSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
3
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Propolis ExtractAnimalAntioxidant,Soothing,Antimicrobial
1.5
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
1.3
Argania Spinosa Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
1
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf ExtractBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
0.3
BetaineBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
0.3
Sodium HyaluronateBiotech,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing
0.3
PEG/PPG-17/6 Copolymer SyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
PanthenolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Barrier repair,Formula Helper

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

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical

A famous olive oil widely used in skincare as an emollient and occlusive moisturizer. It contains mainly unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant flavonoids, and oleuropeins. Olive oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Score

4

Function

Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

A clear, colorless liquid that has several uses. One of its main functions is as a solvent. Dipropylene glycol is also used to reduce the thickness of skincare products.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A clear, colorless liquid humectant that draws moisture to the skin. The humectancy of butylene glycol, owed to its two hydroxyl groups, is quite considerable, although not as powerful as glycerin, which contains three hydroxyl groups.
Score

2

Function

Antioxidant, Soothing, Antimicrobial

Origin

Animal

A famous bee product that has traditionally been used to treat inflammation and wounds. The extract is soothing and promotes skin healing.

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