Yon-Ka Vital Defense

Vital Defense
6.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
2.4 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Yon-Ka Vital Defense 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 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.4 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
60
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 12.6 10 10.0
9
3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 4.9 20 2.4
4.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.2
All humectants
12.6
Glycerin
9
Urea
3
Lactic Acid
0.3
Serine
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
4.9
Myristyl Myristate
4.0
Squalane
0.3
Dimethicone
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
4
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 4.9 20 2.4
All occlusives
4.9
Myristyl Myristate
4.0
Squalane
0.3
Dimethicone
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 12.6 10 10
All humectants
12.6
Glycerin
9
Urea
3
Lactic Acid
0.3
Serine
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 1.4 3 No
All antioxidants
1.4
Hordeum Distichon (Barley) Extract
0.3
Moringa Oleifera Seed Extract
0.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.2
Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate
0.3
Ubiquinone
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.
Isononyl Isononanoate
Est. %6
Function
Origin
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.
Myristyl Myristate
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient ester that is derived from vegetables. This soft, wax-like ester produces a soft and creamy sensorial profile. Myristyl myristate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Urea
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Urea can be found in urine, skin, and other tissues as a degradation product of proteins. In concentrations below 5%, urea is humectant moisturizing. At concentrations above 10% it is keratolytic, that helps to break away old, flaking, and cracked skin.
Hydrogenated Olive Oil Myristyl Esters
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Isodecyl Neopentanoate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A super lightweight ester that softens the appearance of skin.
Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A polymeric ingredient that creates lightweight and refreshing gel textures. It also works as a viscosity controlling agent.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A waxy solid fatty alcohol derived from palm oil. It is most commonly used as a co-emulsifier and affects the final aesthetic of the product, leaving a soft and silky feeling on the skin. Cetyl alcohol is also used as a viscosity controlling agent.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %1
Function