Replenix Restorative Nighttime Bio-Therapy

Restorative Nighttime Bio-Therapy
6.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
2.3 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Replenix Restorative Nighttime Bio-Therapy has a moisturizing rating of 6.2 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 2.3 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
60
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 10.9 10 10.0
6
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 4.6 20 2.3
3.0
1.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.2
All humectants
10.9
Sodium PCA
6
Glycerin
4
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
4.6
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
3.0
Dimethicone
1.3
Squalane
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
3
1.3
0.3
All occlusives 4.6 20 2.3
All occlusives
4.6
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
3.0
Dimethicone
1.3
Squalane
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 10.9 10 10
All humectants
10.9
Sodium PCA
6
Glycerin
4
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 1.5 3 No
All antioxidants
1.5
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Camellia Sinensis Polyphenols
0.3
Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract
0.3
Resveratrol
0.3
Caffeine
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %60
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.
Cyclopentasiloxane
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A lightweight, fast-spreading emollient that leaves a very soft and silky after-feel on the skin. Supplied as a clear and colorless liquid, cyclopentasiloxane is often used as a solvent to dissolve other silicones in.
Sodium PCA
Est. %6
Function
Origin
One of the most important parts of the skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor, a mixture of various compounds that keeps the skin’s surface well hydrated. Sodium PCA is used in skincare for its fantastic humectant properties.
Glycerin
Est. %4
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.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A natural occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient, it is a blend of glycerin and two fatty acids, caprylic and capric acid. It creates an oil-based protective layer on the skin, thereby preventing water loss.
Polysorbate 60
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
An ester based on sorbitan. It is good for emulsifying water and oils together – specifically making oil-in-water emulsions. Polysorbate 60 is also said to give a product a notable fragrance.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.
Yucca Glauca Root Extract
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Dimethicone
Est. %1.3
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.
Cetearyl Glucoside
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An emulsifier that creates stable mixtures of oil in water that feel soft and spread easily. Cetearyl glucoside is sold with cetearyl alcohol as an emulsifier blend and also provides some body to the formula.
C13-14 Isoparaffin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A lightweight petroleum derivative. It is a very thin liquid that functions as an emollient and a solvent for other liquids (such as thicker oils or silicones).
Caffeine
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant compound that is obtained from coffee and tea leaves. It increases the microcirculation of blood in the skin and is claimed to be able to reduce the appearance of orange peel skin (although the research is lacking).
Ceramide AP
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Previously called Ceramide 6 II, Ceramide AP is one of the most common ceramides in the skin. Research has shown that dry, flaky skin has significantly less Ceramide AP. Its application helps to treat dry skin by restoring balance in the skin lipids.
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.
Laureth-7
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mild but effective functional ingredient. It can emulsify (efficiently mix water and oil) without needing too much in a formula.