SIRCUIT SKIN Supernatural-A Restorative Retinoid Creme

Supernatural-A Restorative Retinoid Creme
6.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
3.1 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. SIRCUIT SKIN Supernatural-A Restorative Retinoid Creme has a moisturizing rating of 6.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 3.1 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

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 3.1 10 3.1
2.5
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 23.5 20 10.0
9.0
6.0
4.0
2.0
1.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.6
All humectants
3.1
Glycerin
2.5
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Pentylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
23.5
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
9.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Squalane
4.0
Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil
2.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
C18-36 Acid Triglyceride
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
6
4
2
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 23.5 20 10.0
All occlusives
23.5
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
9.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Squalane
4.0
Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil
2.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
C18-36 Acid Triglyceride
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
2.5
0.3
0.3
All humectants 3.1 10 3.1
All humectants
3.1
Glycerin
2.5
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Pentylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 0.6 3 No
All antioxidants
0.6
Tocopherol
0.3
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower 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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %6
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.
Squalane
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient compound that forms part of the skin’s sebum. The main source of squalane had always been shark liver. Now, however, it is manufactured synthetically or derived from plant oils, such as olive and peanut oil.
Cetearyl Olivate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient derived from plants that primarily serves as an emulsifier. Supplied as a waxy ivory-colored flake, it can also be used as an emollient and slip modifier that gives a product an overall light, silky finish.
Glycerin
Est. %2.5
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.
Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A richly emollient and occlusive moisturizing fatty oil extracted from black currant seeds. It has a unique content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and is suitable for oily and acne-prone skin.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %1.5
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.
Polysorbate 60
Est. %1.3
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.
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.
Dextran
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally derived sucrose metabolite that thickens water and bulks emulsions.
Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the pulp of the oil palm fruits. It is mostly composed of occlusive and emollient saturated fatty acids. The unrefined oil has a large amount of antioxidant carotenoids.
Phenethyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that primarily serves as a preservative. Derived from the Chinese cinnamon tree, it provides broad-spectrum protection for skincare products through its antimicrobial efficacy.
Potassium Sorbate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative widely used in food and personal care products, available from natural sources or synthetically produced. Potassium sorbate works by inhibiting the growth of yeasts, molds, and some bacteria.
Sorbitan Olivate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ester of sorbitol (a type of sugar alcohol) and olive oil fatty acids. It is used as an emulsifying agent to stabilize oil droplets in water (or vice versa).
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from the white flowers of the Japanese honeysuckle. Apart from an essential oil responsible for its jasmine-like scent, the extract also contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory iridoids, flavonoids, and phenolic acids.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A liquid plant wax, also known as Jojoba oil, pressed from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis. These seeds can contain up to 50% of liquid wax. It is used as an occlusive moisturizer, emollient, and emulsifier.
Pentylene Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally or synthetically derived preservative that exhibits effective antifungal and antibacterial traits. It also acts as a booster for more traditional preservatives. Pentylene glycol can also serve as a moisturizing humectant and solvent.
Retinal
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Tocotrienols
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A chelating agent that disables harmful heavy metal ions present in skincare.
Withania Somnifera Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
C18-36 Acid Triglyceride
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient that improves product spreadability and offers a silky feel on the skin. It also acts as a preservative booster that improves the efficacy of other preservatives. According to the manufacturer, it is also a humectant moisturizer.
Cyclodextrin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally derived ingredient with the ability to absorb other compounds and remove harmful metal ions from water.
Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant extract derived from the flowers of the Italian honeysuckle. It has a pleasant, sweet, floral scent. Not much is known about its compounds and their functions.
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.
Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetically made peptide that was designed to emulate the skin growth factor. It is said to boost the production of the skin's structural elements and the dermo-epidermal junction, although this has not been independently tested.