Too Cool For School Rules of Mastic IX Cream

Rules of Mastic IX Cream
6.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
3.3 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Too Cool For School Rules of Mastic IX Cream has a moisturizing rating of 6.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.3 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 15.5 10 10.0
9
4
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 6.6 20 3.3
6.0
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.6
All humectants
15.5
Glycerin
9
Methylpropanediol
4
Niacinamide
1.3
Betaine
0.3
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
6.6
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil
0.3
Stearic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 6.6 20 3.3
All occlusives
6.6
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
6.0
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil
0.3
Stearic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
4
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 15.5 10 10
All humectants
15.5
Glycerin
9
Methylpropanediol
4
Niacinamide
1.3
Betaine
0.3
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 1.9 3 No
All antioxidants
1.9
Niacinamide
1.3
Beta-Glucan
0.3
Centella Asiatica 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.
Glycerin
Est. %9
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. %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.
Methylpropanediol
Est. %4
Function
Origin
Methylpropanediol is a unique glycol that contains two primary hydroxyl groups. That makes methylpropanediol a powerful humectant and an excellent solvent.
Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A natural ingredient that produces oil and water mixtures with soft skin feel.
1,2-Hexanediol
Est. %2.5
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.
Cyclomethicone
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A blend of emollient silicones that leaves a smooth and non-greasy after-feel. Unlike other types of oils, it does not leave any residue on the skin, which is part of what makes it so popular.
Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An emollient ester with an exceptionally lightweight feel. It absorbs quickly and produces a silky feel with excellent spreadability. It also serves as an excellent solvent and is commonly used to suspend sunscreen actives.
Niacinamide
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Also known as vitamin B3, this ingredient is a true superstar with confirmed moisturizing, anti-acne, and antioxidant benefits. Several studies have testified to the anti-wrinkle benefits of niacinamide and its ability to reduce hyperpigmentation.
Behenyl Alcohol