Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Facial Moisturizers: Compare


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Pros
Lightweight and super absorbent; doesn't contain oils, parabens, or fragrances; noncomedogenic; not tested on animals; made in USA
Lightweight and super absorbent; doesn't contain lanolin, fragrance or color additives; noncomedogenic
Cons
Expensive; fragrance-free is a plus, but some users reported that it smells bad
Expensive; tested on animals
Skin Type
Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination, Sensitive
Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination, Sensitive
Skin Concern
Anti-aging and dry/dehydrated skin
Anti-aging and dry/dehydrated skin
Price (est.)
$65
$40
Size
1.7 fluid ounces
1.7 fluid ounces
Active Ingredients
The lightweight moisturizer features Pepha®-Tight, Sepilift™ and Red Marine Algae, which work together to provide skin with moisturizing and anti-aging benefits. Pepha®-Tight is algae-based skin tightener that has anti-wrinkle, firming, toning and moisturizing properties. In the long term, it also helps to strengthen the skin's connective tissue. Sepilift™ has a high concentration of Hydroxyproline, the primary molecular constituent of collagen, and, by increasing collagen levels, it is able to help firm and smooth skin. Lastly, Red Marine Algae has powerful amino acids that encourage increased collagen production and cell turnover. This helps to improve skin's elasticity.
The lightweight moisturizer's active ingredients include pure aloe vera, grapeseed extract and vitamins A, E and C. Aloe vera, hyaluronic acid and glycerin help to attract moisture to the skin, while squalene (a derivative of an emollient found in healthy skin) and dimethicone help to seal in that moisture. Meanwhile, grapeseed extract and vitamins A, C and E offer antioxidant protection against environmental damage and also nourish skin to improve its elasticity and tone.
Fragrance
No, it does not contain fragrance.
No, it does not contain fragrance.
Ingredients
Water/Aqua/Eau, Isocetyl Stearate, Pentaerythrityl Tetracaprylate/Tetracaprate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Polyamide-5, Xylitolglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Pullulan, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Sodium Polyacrylate, Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Trideceth-6, Algae Extract, Triethanolamine, Ahnfeltia Concinna Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol
Water, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Squalene, Beeswax, Propylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Sodium PCA, Triethanolamine, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Allantoin, DMDM Hydantoin, Polysorbate 80, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Propylparaben, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice.
Product Design
Comes in an airtight jar container.
Comes in an airtight pump bottle.
 
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