Ursa Major Brighten Up Vitamin C Serum

Brighten Up Vitamin C Serum
6.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
3.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Ursa Major Brighten Up Vitamin C Serum 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 3.2 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Ursa Major Brighten Up Vitamin C Serum 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
80
6
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 85.3 10 10.0
80
4
1
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 6.3 20 3.2
6.0
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.6
All humectants
85.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
80
Glycerin
4
Rosa Canina Seed Extract
1
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
6.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
6.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
0.3
All occlusives 6.3 20 3.2
All occlusives
6.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
6.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
80
4
1
0.3
All humectants 85.3 10 10
All humectants
85.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
80
Glycerin
4
Rosa Canina Seed Extract
1
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
80
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 80.6 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
80.6
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
80
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
Est. %80
Function
Origin
A gelatinous juice from Aloe vera leaves that acts as a powerful humectant, emollient, and antioxidant. It contains enzymes, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that soothe irritated skin and have wound-healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
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.
Coco-Glucoside
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A mild cleansing and foaming agent. It can be used on its own as a gentle cleanser in a skin cleansing product or can be combined with more powerful cleansing agents, called anionic surfactants, to make them milder on the skin.
Coconut Alcohol
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Populus Tremuloides Bark Extract
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An extract from the bark of the American aspen with anti-inflammatory and sebum controlling properties.
Ascorbic Acid/Orange/Citrus Limon/Citrus Aurantifolia Polypeptides
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rosa Canina Seed Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Glyceryl Caprylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy solid derived from vegetable oils that has emollient and emulsifying properties. It is also known to boost the efficacy of organic acid preservatives by destabilizing the microbe's cell membrane.
Hydrogenated Lecithin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A version of plain lecithin that has been saturated with hydrogen atoms. This ingredient can be derived from plants, like soy or sunflower, from egg yolks, or made synthetically. Its major function is to emulsify water and oils.
Lactic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most popular AHA in skincare and less irritating than glycolic acid. It can be naturally found in sour milk. It is a humectant moisturizing, pH stabilizing, and gently exfoliating ingredient, able to soften dry, cracked, and peeling skin.
Citrus Sinensis Peel Oil Expressed
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An essential oil pressed from the peels of the sweet orange.
Bisabolol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An anti-inflammatory compound found naturally in German chamomile essential oil. It has a pleasant, sweet, and floral scent. Bisabolol also has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties but can cause an allergic reaction in more sensitive individuals.
Sclerotium Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A thickener with a silky, velvety feel that many manufacturers use as an alternative to silicones.
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as Damask rose oil, it is one of the most precious and expensive essential oils in the world obtained from the petals of the Damask rose. It is used in skincare as a luxurious fragrance.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing and astringent extract derived from the fragrant, spicy leaves of rosemary. It has strong antioxidant properties. Rosemary extract can reduce signs of inflammation and also acts as an emollient and antimicrobial agent.
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.
Sodium Anisate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural preservative with a sweet scent.
Leontopodium Alpinum Meristem Cell Culture
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A semi-solid, buttery fat extracted from the seeds of the Shea tree that is a wonderful occlusive and emollient ingredient mainly comprised of fatty acids. Shea butter contains a large amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.