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GENIUS Liquid Collagen Lip

GENIUS Liquid Collagen Lip
6.2

/ 10

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Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy2.5Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Algenist GENIUS Liquid Collagen Lip has a moisturizing rating of 6.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.5 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
40
CollagenAnimalMoisturizing (humectant)
22
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
11
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Isononyl IsononanoateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
4
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
3
Dextrin PalmitateBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
2
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper
1.5
DiglycerinBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
1
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
0.3
MenthoxypropanediolBotanical,SyntheticAstringent,Fragrance,Flavor,Refreshing
0.3
Collagen Amino AcidsAnimalMoisturizing (humectant)
0.3
Parachlorella Beijerinckii ExopolysaccharidesAlgaeMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

40

Function

Moisturizing (humectant)

Origin

Animal

A protein that builds all human tissues, especially skin and joints. It is used as a moisturizing humectant ingredient in skincare.
Score

22

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

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.
Score

11

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

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.
Score

6

Function

Emollient, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

An ester of a branched fatty acid with a branched fatty alcohol. It is an easily spreadable emollient that has a silky, dry, non-greasy feel on the skin.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil expressed from the seeds of meadowfoam. It is used in skincare as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient that leaves the skin feeling soft and silky after application.

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