YourGoodSkin - Instant Dryness Rescue moisturiser

YourGoodSkin Instant Dryness Rescue moisturiser

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  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
  • ascorbyl glucoside
  • panthenol
  • bisabolol
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • c12-15 alkyl benzoate
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • dimethicone
  • dimethylmethoxy chromanol
  • glycerin
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • sodium polyacrylate
  • +9 more
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WIMJ summary

This product contains dimethylmethoxy chromanol. This ingredient help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they might be able to prevent early signs of aging (like fine lines and wrinkles), at least to some extent. These ingredients will not be able to "reverse" signs of aging.

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"Instant Dryness Rescue moisturiser"
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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, caprylyl glycol.

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, dimethicone.

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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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).

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.2% - 6.2%
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
3.8% - 5.6%
Enhances the product texture and makes it more spreadable. Helps reduce water loss from the outer layer of skin. Extands the shelf life by preventing bacteria growth
2.8% - 4.2%
Forms a protective film on the surface of the skin to prevent moisture loss. Gives a velvety feel to products while reducing tackiness
2.2% - 3.2%
Helps water and oil in the product mix well together and improves product texture
1.7% - 2.6%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
1.5% - 2.2%
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
1.4% - 2.1%
Used to create a gel-like product texture, as well as to stabilize emulsions
1.2% - 1.7%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
0.95% - 1.4%
Used to thicken the product's consistency
0.55% - 1.25%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.45% - 1.05%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
0.4% - 0.95%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.35% - 0.85%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
0.35% - 0.8%
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.
0.3% - 0.75%
Plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals and support skin barrier function, but research on its effectiveness in skin is lacking
0.15% - 0.7%
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
0.15% - 0.6%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.15% - 0.6%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.4%
An active component of chamomile plant that historically has been used to calm down irritated skin. A recent study shows that bisabolol indeed can have some anti-inflammatory effect on skin, even though conclusive data is lacking. Bisabolol has a sweet floral scent and can be added to products for its aromatic properties
0.1% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.35%
Helps to stabilize the product formulation
0.1% - 0.3%
Used to adjust the pH level of products
0.05% - 0.3%
Can help neutralize free radicals in skin
0.05% - 0.2%
Can contain potent anti-oxidant compounds (abbreviated ECG, GCG, EGC, and EGCG) that might help protect the skin from free radicals. Can help calm down inflammation and has some anti-bacterial properties. Unfortunately, these antioxidants are unstable and lose their effectiveness very quickly in products. The concentration of the antioxidant compounds in the extract also tends to be low to be effective in topical formulation
0.05% - 0.15%

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