COSRX - Advanced Snail Mucin Power Sheet Mask

COSRX Advanced Snail Mucin Power Sheet Mask

  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
  • adenosine
  • panthenol
  • allantoin
  • arginine
  • betaine
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • dimethicone
  • snail secretion filtrate
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • sodium polyacrylate
  • +8 more
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Formula review

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WIMJ summary

This product contains adenosine. This ingredient might be able to help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness, but there is not enough evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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"COSRX Advanced Snail Mucin Power Sheet Mask is a moisturising sheet mask soaked in COSRX's bestselling Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence to deliver rich hydration and nourishment to repair damaged skin."
WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: allantoin, arginine.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: arginine, caprylic/capric triglyceride.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: panthenol

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Typically contains hyaluronic acid that helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Might contain allantoin that is helpful in calming down inflammation. There is no evidence that it can have any further benefits for the skin, especially when used in skincare products
24% - 37%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
5.7% - 8.5%
A good mix of fatty acids that forms a protective layer on the skin. Improves the shelf life of products. Derived from coconut and glycerin
4.8% - 7.2%
Helps oil and water mix together
2.8% - 4.1%
Helps oil and water mix together
2.1% - 3.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
1.8% - 2.7%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
1.6% - 2.4%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as an emollient
1.3% - 2%
An amino acid that is naturally present in skin and helps keep it hydrated. When used together with AHAs, it can reduce their irritating effect on the skin
1.1% - 1.6%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
0.85% - 1.3%
Helps create a gel-like product texture. Can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
0.45% - 1.05%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
0.4% - 0.9%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.1% - 0.45%
Used to create a gel-like product texture, as well as to stabilize emulsions
0.35% - 0.8%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.1% - 0.45%
Used to dissolve other ingredients. Might be irritating
0.05% - 0.3%
Might help improve cell turnover and reduce inflammation in skin. One study shows that the ingredients might be able to stimulate collagen production in skin
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.05% - 0.25%

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