Vichy LiftActiv Peptide-C Anti-Aging Moisturizer

LiftActiv Peptide-C Anti-Aging Moisturizer
7.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
4.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Vichy LiftActiv Peptide-C Anti-Aging Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 7.0 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 4.0 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 11.4 10 10.0
9
1.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 7.9 20 4.0
6.0
1.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 7.0
All humectants
11.4
Glycerin
9
Propanediol
1.5
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Acetyl Tetrapeptide-9
0.3
Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
7.9
Dimethicone
6.0
Synthetic Wax
1.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
7.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
1.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 7.9 20 4.0
All occlusives
7.9
Dimethicone
6.0
Synthetic Wax
1.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
1.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 11.4 10 10
All humectants
11.4
Glycerin
9
Propanediol
1.5
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Acetyl Tetrapeptide-9
0.3
Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 0.6 3 No
All antioxidants
0.6
Ascorbyl Glucoside
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %60
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.
Dimethicone
Est. %6
Function
Origin
The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Isohexadecane
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless liquid that is commonly used as an emollient. It is made up of pure hydrocarbons and leaves a dry feeling on the skin upon application. It also increases the spreadability of a product.
Alcohol Denat.
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Denatured alcohol is ethanol that contains additives that make it unsafe to consume. It is mainly used as a solvent and an antimicrobial agent. A major drawback to alcohol denat. is that it dries out the skin.
Silica
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
A widely used cosmetic ingredient with the same chemical composition as the sand found on beaches. A common function of silica is its ability to control viscosity. In certain chemical forms, it can effectively thicken cream-style products.
Hydroxyethylpiperazine Ethane Sulfonic Acid
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A pH buffer that secures the pH around 7.5.
Propanediol
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.
Synthetic Wax
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
PEG-10 Dimethicone
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A polyethylene-based emulsifying ingredient. It has a water-loving portion and an oil-loving portion that help to keep the water and oil phases connected to form an emulsion.
Adenosine
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A skin-identical ingredient that is a key molecule in the life of all living cells responsible for energy transportation, signaling, enzyme activity, and much more. In skincare, Adenosine has been found to be an effective anti-wrinkle ingredient.
Yellow 6 (CI 15985)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A petroleum-derived reddish-yellow dye, also known as Sunset Yellow. It is the third most used pigment in food, cosmetics, and drugs.
Disteardimonium Hectorite
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A clay ingredient that functions primarily as a viscosity controlling agent that thickens all types of formulas. Disteardimonium hectorite imparts a smooth, velvety feel, making it a luxurious addition to any formula.
Isopropyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic solvent that thins out products and negates unwanted foaming behavior.
Nylon-12
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic powdered ingredient that imparts unique sensorial characteristics due to its microsphere structure. It can also control viscosity by bulking up