PharmaClinix Bumbux Cream
- Evens skin tone
- +1 more
- retinyl palmitate
- calcium pantothenate
- cetyl palmitate
- sodium hyaluronate
- +7 more
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This product might be able to help reduce blemishes and clogged pores because it contains niacinamide.
The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: retinyl palmitate
This product can help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness because it contains niacinamide.
These ingredients in the product can also be helpful, even though there is less evidence for their effectiveness: retinyl palmitate.
Keep in mind that it typically takes at least 6 weeks to notice any results because the changes that are needed to improve fine lines and elasticity happen in the deeper layers of the skin. No topical anti-aging product can “erase” wrinkles or fully reverse signs of aging.
This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: niacinamide
The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually can help even out the skin tone: retinyl palmitate.
Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.
PromiseWhat does the product description say?
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: cyclomethicone, glycerin.
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: dimethicone, cyclomethicone.
The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: niacinamide, panthenol
Ingredients by volume
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
|23% - 34%|
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties
|6.1% - 9.1%|
|5.2% - 7.9%|
|4% - 6.1%|
|2.9% - 4.3%|
The ingredient is not recognized
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
|2% - 3%|
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
|1.5% - 2.3%|
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture
|1.3% - 1.9%|
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
|1.1% - 1.6%|
Helps support skin barrier function improving skin hydration and reducing sensitivity
|0.9% - 1.35%|
Used to adjust pH of the product and can help improve the product's smell
|0.55% - 1.3%|
Used mostly for creating emulsions - helping oil and water mix together. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
|0.55% - 1.25%|
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
|0.5% - 1.2%|
Helps oil and water mix together. Has some emollient properties
|0.5% - 1.1%|
An emollient that helps soften the skin and is used to improve product texture and stability
|0.45% - 1.05%|
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
|0.4% - 0.95%|
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a thicker product consistency
|0.4% - 0.9%|
The ingredient is not recognized
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
|0.2% - 0.8%|
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
|0.2% - 0.8%|
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
|0.2% - 0.75%|
A silicone that helps improve the product texture and spreadability. Can absord oil creating a short-term mattifying effect on the skin
|0.35% - 0.75%|
A type of silicone that leaves a nice silky finish on the skin and can help soften its upper layer
|0.3% - 0.7%|
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
|0.3% - 0.7%|
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