SkinMedica Age Defense Retinol Complex 1.0

Age Defense Retinol Complex 1.0
5.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
3.9 Humectancy icon Humectancy
6.6 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. SkinMedica Age Defense Retinol Complex 1.0 has a moisturizing rating of 5.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 3.9 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.6 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 SkinMedica Age Defense Retinol Complex 1.0 is rich in antioxidants. One of the many benefits of antioxidant ingredients is that they are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 3.9 10 3.9
3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 13.2 20 6.6
6.0
4.0
2.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 5.2
All humectants
3.9
Niacinamide
3
Glycerin
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
13.2
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
6.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
4.0
Squalane
2.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Squalene
0.3
Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax
0.3
Cetyl Palmitate
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
4
2
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 13.2 20 6.6
All occlusives
13.2
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
6.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
4.0
Squalane
2.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Squalene
0.3
Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax
0.3
Cetyl Palmitate
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 3.9 10 3.9
All humectants
3.9
Niacinamide
3
Glycerin
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
6
3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 10.8 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
10.8
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
6
Niacinamide
3
Dunaliella Salina Extract
0.3
Magnolia Grandiflora Bark Extract
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Phytosterols
0.3
Squalene
0.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
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.
Cetyl Ethylhexanoate
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A clear, pale yellow liquid, that functions as an emollient and a solvent, meaning that it is useful for dissolving oil-soluble ingredients.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
Est. %6
Function