Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Face Gels with Extensin and Peptides Forehead

Hydro Cool Firming Face Gels with Extensin and Peptides Forehead
3.4
/ 10
Moisturizing
4.9 Humectancy icon Humectancy
1.9 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Face Gels with Extensin and Peptides Forehead has a moisturizing rating of 3.4 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 4.9 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.9 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Face Gels with Extensin and Peptides Forehead 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
75
6
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 4.9 10 4.9
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 3.9 20 1.9
3.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 3.4
All humectants
4.9
Glycerin
4
Acetyl Hexapeptide-8
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
3.9
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
3.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
3.4
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 3.9 20 1.9
All occlusives
3.9
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
3.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 4.9 10 4.9
All humectants
4.9
Glycerin
4
Acetyl Hexapeptide-8
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 5.8 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
5.8
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
3
Copper Tripeptide-1
1
Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Callus Culture Extract
0.3
Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract
0.3
Buddleja Davidii Extract
0.3
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
0.3
Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %75
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.
Polyacrylic Acid
Est. %6
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Est. %3
Function
Origin
<p>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.</p>
Angelica Archangelica Root Water
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Sodium Hydroxide
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An ingredient that is able to bring the pH of a product up, thereby making it less harsh on the skin.
Hydrolyzed Extensin
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Copper Tripeptide-1
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A skin-identical, copper-binding peptide that promotes the synthesis of all structural elements in the skin. It is one of the most well-researched skincare peptides and has been proven to minimize the signs of aging.
Agar
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional jelly derived from red algae that can thicken water-based products.
Aluminum Glycinate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Lecithin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A humectant, emollient, and emulsifier best suited for water-in-oil emulsions. Lecithin can come from sunflowers, soy, and eggs. The downside to lecithin is that it causes an extra burden on the formula’s preservative because it is nutritious.
Perfluorodecalin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A liquid fluorocarbon used to dissolve gasses (oxygen in particular).
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.
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.
Sodium Benzoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that usually works in combination with other preservatives. It has to be at low pH (<5.5) to be effective.
Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A lichen-derivative with proven antibacterial activity.
Acetyl Hexapeptide-8
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A small synthetic peptide that is thought to act similarly to Botox by calming contractions of the facial muscles and reducing expression wrinkles. The effect is only temporary and it does not improve the skin structure in any way.
1,2-Hexanediol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multi-functional formula helper. It is a well-studied preservtive against bacteria and can help pigments and fragrances disperse evenly in a formula.
Buddleja Davidii Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract of summer lilac with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds such as iridoids, various terpenes, flavonoids, and phenolic acids. More research is needed in order to evaluate its functions.
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Pulsatilla Koreana Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract derived from the Korean pasque flower. It contains various saponins with antimicrobial properties and has been successfully tested against bacteria involved with acne.
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A pepper extract that is claimed to have antibacterial and antioxidant properties.
Polysorbate 60
Est. %0.3
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.
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.
Sucrose Palmitate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Sucrose palmitate is a sugar-based emulsifier, typically used in lotions or creams that are oil in water emulsions. One of the main benefits to these kinds of emulsifiers is their sustainability, but they are also milder on the skin.
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.
Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from thyme, this antioxidant, antiseptic and fragrant extract consists mainly of thyme essential oil (with its spicy herbal scent), flavonoids, terpenes, and organic acids.
Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Callus Culture Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Ceramide NP
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as ceramide 3, it is the most common ceramide in our skin. It helps to restore the skin’s lipid barrier and alleviate the symptoms of dry and cracked skin. Research has shown that skin suffering from conditions such as AD lacks ceramides.