No7 - Protect and Perfect Intense Eye Cream

No7 Protect and Perfect Intense Eye Cream

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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • retinyl palmitate
  • ascorbyl glucoside
  • dipeptide-2
  • palmitoyl oligopeptide
  • palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • cyclopentasiloxane
  • dimethylmethoxy chromanol
  • ginkgo biloba leaf extract
  • glycerin
  • lupinus albus seed extract
  • phyllanthus emblica fruit extract
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • sodium polyacrylate
  • titanium dioxide
  • tocopherol
  • +14 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
87 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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What does the product description say?
"Utilizing No7’s most concentrated peptide technology Matrixyl 3000 PlusTM, the potent eye cream boasts the power to reduce the appearance of even deep lines and wrinkles."
WIMJ summary

This product contains dipeptide-2, palmitoyl oligopeptide, palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7. These ingredients 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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MEDIUM
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"Utilizing No7’s most concentrated peptide technology Matrixyl 3000 PlusTM, the potent eye cream boasts the power to reduce the appearance of even deep lines and wrinkles."
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: glycerin, sodium hyaluronate.

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: butyrospermum parkii butter, cetearyl alcohol.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: dipeptide-2, palmitoyl oligopeptide, palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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HIGH
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This product contains antioxidants (dimethylmethoxy chromanol) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

The following ingredients - ginkgo biloba leaf extract also can have an antioxidant effect, but there is less evidence to confirm their effectiveness in skin.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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MEDIUM
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
polyacrylamide
does not have skin benefit
alcohol denat.
does not have skin benefit
laureth-7
Has skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
5% - 6.1%
A silicone that helps improve the product texture and spreadability. Can absord oil creating a short-term mattifying effect on the skin
4.2% - 5.1%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
3.2% - 3.9%
A silicone that serves as an emollient. Helps create a nice non-greasy feels
2.4% - 2.9%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
2% - 2.4%
Used to improve product texture and help oil and water mix together
1.6% - 2%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
1.5% - 1.8%
Helps oil and water mix togehter and creates a nice product texture
1.3% - 1.6%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as an emollient
0.8% - 1.2%
An emollient that is naturally present in skin and helps soften it
0.65% - 0.95%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
0.5% - 0.8%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.65% - 1%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin, dissolve other ingredients and create a thicker product consistency
0.5% - 0.75%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
0.45% - 0.65%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.3%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.4% - 0.6%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.4%
Three steps removed from the active form of vitamin A - retinoic acid. To have an effect in the skin, it first needs to be converted twice to become the retinoic acid. This means it is less potent than retinol, but could also be less irritating. Once converted to the retinoic acid in the skin, it helps against all signs of aging, improves skin cell turnover and helps fight blemishes and clogged pores. However, in many cosmetic formulations, it is used in a concentration that is too low to have the full effect
0.3% - 0.5%
Used to create a gel-like product texture, as well as to stabilize emulsions
0.3% - 0.6%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.25% - 0.5%
A vitamin C derivative that is more stable but less potent than pure form of vitamin C. Has a potential to boost collagen production, nutralise free radicals and reduce hyperpigmentation, but the required concentration is likely to be much higher than for the pure form of vitamin C, limiting the ingredient's effectiveness in products
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin
0.25% - 0.45%
Helps to stabilize the product formulation
0.25% - 0.45%
Might help neutralize free radicals in skin. Is claimed to be able to improve the appearance of undereye darkness but evidence is missing. Can be an allergen and cause irritation
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract that helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to adjust the pH level of products
0.25% - 0.5%
Helps create a gel-like product texture. Can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
0.25% - 0.45%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.3% - 0.6%
A plant extract that might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals and have a skin lightening effect if used in high enough concentrations
0.25% - 0.45%
Can help neutralize free radicals in skin
0.25% - 0.4%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals and reduce inflammation in skin. It can be irritating
0.2% - 0.4%
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.3%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.25%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.15% - 0.25%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.15% - 0.25%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.2% - 0.35%

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