SkinCeuticals Antioxidant Lip Repair

Antioxidant Lip Repair
5.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
7.8 Humectancy icon Humectancy
3.8 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. SkinCeuticals Antioxidant Lip Repair has a moisturizing rating of 5.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 7.8 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.8 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
9
6
4
3
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1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 7.8 10 7.8
6
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 7.6 20 3.8
4.0
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0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 5.8
All humectants
7.8
Glycerin
6
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Allantoin
0.3
Hydroxyethyl Urea
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Yeast Extract
0.3
Biosaccharide Gum-1
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
7.6
Microcrystalline Wax
4.0
Dimethicone
3.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Tribehenin
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
4
3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 7.6 20 3.8
All occlusives
7.6
Microcrystalline Wax
4.0
Dimethicone
3.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Tribehenin
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 7.8 10 7.8
All humectants
7.8
Glycerin
6
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Allantoin
0.3
Hydroxyethyl Urea
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Yeast Extract
0.3
Biosaccharide Gum-1
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 1.2 3 No
All antioxidants
1.2
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Silybum Marianum 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.
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A viscous liquid that makes a great oil base due to its smooth sensorial profile. It has emollient features, including good spreadability and little tack upon application. It also has the added benefit of being able to thicken products.
Glycerin
Est. %6
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.
Microcrystalline Wax
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A white, highly purified, solid substance consisting of petroleum hydrocarbons. It is used in skincare as a strong occlusive and emollient similar to Petrolatum, and also as a formula helper that thickens and stabilizes the product.
Dimethicone
Est. %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.
Undecane
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Tridecane
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A silicone-based emulsifier that has the ability to create non-sticky and non-greasy formulas.
Silica
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A widely used cosmetic ingredient with the same chemical composition as the sand found on beaches. A common function of silica is its ability to control viscosity. In certain chemical forms, it can effectively thicken cream-style products.
Alcohol Denat.
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Denatured alcohol is ethanol that contains additives that make it unsafe to consume. It is mainly used as a solvent and an antimicrobial agent. A major drawback to alcohol denat. is that it dries out the skin.
Allantoin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fluffy, white powder that acts as a humectant due to its water-loving chemistry and as an exfoliant that helps to remove dead skin cells. It has also been shown to be very soothing to irritated and inflamed skin.
Biosaccharide Gum-1
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A polysaccharide with humectant moisturizing and soothing properties.
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.
Disteardimonium Hectorite
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A clay ingredient that functions primarily as a viscosity controlling agent that thickens all types of formulas. Disteardimonium hectorite imparts a smooth, velvety feel, making it a luxurious addition to any formula.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A rich emollient without the oily after-feel, making it a popular replacement for mineral oil. It is derived from natural sources such as palm oil and palm kernel oil. Ethylhexyl palmitate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Glucosamine HCl
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring compound that reduces static and lowers the pH of skincare products.
Magnesium Sulfate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring mineral that is commonly used in skincare products as a bulking agent. It helps to control the viscosity of products by making them thicker.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Silybum Marianum Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from the seeds of the milk thistle. It is a powerful antioxidant that is able to protect the skin from UV-induced damage.
Sorbitan Isostearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mild yet powerful emulsifier primarily utilized to produce water-in-oil emulsions. It helps to create a particularly rich and substantial emulsion.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant derivative of tocopherol (vitamin E). It helps to protect cells from free radicals and UV damage through the conversion to active vitamin E in the skin. It is more stable than tocopherol.
Tribehenin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soft, pliable wax that serves as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. It improves the spreadability of skincare products, including the increased payoff of stick products, and imparts a pleasant, smooth feel upon application.
Hydroxyethyl Urea
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Hydroxyethyl urea is a synthetic derivative of regular urea (read about it here). This ingredient, similarly to urea, is humectant moisturizing and helps to retain more water to the skin’s surface, leaving it more moisturized. There aren't any studies that analyze the effects of this ingredient in great detail.
Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A powerful emulsifier with the unique trait of being able to work in both oil- and silicone-based formulas. It can also function as a thickener in low concentrations.
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.
Polymethylsilsesquioxane
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A type of spherical powder that functions on a ball-bearing effect in which the tiny microspheres roll around on the skin and create lubricity. Polymethylsilsesquioxane offers extra slip to skincare products and makes the skin feel soft and smooth.
Sodium Hyaluronate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A sodium salt of famous hyaluronic acid. A potent humectant that hydrates the skin, supports collagen function, and fills out small wrinkles. Sodium hyaluronate also offers soothing and antioxidant properties.
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.
Yeast Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also labeled as faex extract, this is a natural ingredient derived from fresh yeast. It is used in skincare as a humectant. Yeast extract also helps to shield injured or exposed skin and can aid in the skin’s wound healing process.
Palmitoyl Oligopeptide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
This is an old INCI name that can refer to several other peptides. They are all short fragments of collagen or elastin and function as signal molecules, telling the skin to repair and restructure the dermis, resulting in anti-wrinkle activity.