Skinbetter Science
Alto Defense Serum

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Ingredients Analysis Professional View Reviews 0

INCI - Ingredients List 64 components

Water, Butylene Glycol, Propanediol, Ethylhexyl Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Chlorogenic Acids, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Lauryl Lactate, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Ergothioneine, Benzylidene Dimethoxydimethylindanone, Arabidopsis Thaliana Extract, Carnosine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Trifluoroacetyl Tripeptide-2, Buddleja Officinalis Flower Extract, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Leaf Cell Extract, Crocus Sativus Leaf Cell Culture Extract, Superoxide Dismutase, Ubiquinone, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Ceramide Np, Ceramide Ap, Ceramide Eop, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Sea Whip Extract, Bisabolol, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cholesterol, Phytosphingosine, Jojoba Esters, Sodium PCA, Pentylene Glycol, Methyl Gluceth-20, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Lecithin, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Dicetyl Phosphate, Propanediol Dicaprylate/Caprate, Polyglycerin-3, Ceteth-20 Phosphate, Diisostearyl Malate, Xanthan Gum, Steareth-2, Acacia Senegal Gum, Carbomer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Dextran, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol

Notable Ingredients

The most well-known and effective components.
Niacinamide
Retinoids
Hyaluronic Acid
AHA (Alphahydroxy Acid)
BHA (Betahydroxy acid)
PHA (Polyhydroxy acid)
Antioxidants
Vitamins
Ceramides

Potential Hazard / Side Effects

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Allergens
Allergens May provoke allergy
No
Alcohols
Alcohols Irritate and dry skin
No
Comedogenic
Comedogenic Subject to clog pores
4
Gluten
Gluten Celiac unsafe
No
Silicones
Silicones Difficult to wash off
No
Sulfates
Sulfates May damage skin
No
Parabens
Parabens Potentially toxic
No
PEG
PEG Polyethylene glycol
No
Malassezia Feeding
Malassezia Feeding Supports fungal acne
2
Fragrance
Fragrance Complex chemicals
No

Positive effects

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Moisturising
Moisturising Hydrates the skin
11
Softening
Softening Improves texture
11
Soothing
Soothing Reduces irritation
1
Acne fighting
Acne fighting Removes and prevents acne
2
Anti aging
Anti aging Prevents aging
8
Antioxidant
Antioxidant Blocks free radicals
10
Healing
Healing Treats wounds
2
Antiseptic
Antiseptic Kills bacteria
6
Whitening
Whitening Improves skin tone
5
UV Protection
UV Protection Blocks sun
4

EWG Report

EWG Skin Deep safety summary
Low Hazard: 50
Moderate Hazard: 2
High Hazard: 0
78.1%
3.1%
0%
0%

Organic / Synthetic Ratio

See how many of the components are natural, and how many are synthetic.
Organic: 19
Synthetic: 29
Unknown: 4
29.7%
45.3%
6.3%

Ingredients List 64

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1.
Water
Solvent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
2.
Butylene Glycol
Preservative, Water-retaining agent
CMG 1 Low
EWG 1 Safe
3.
Propanediol
Emollient, Solvent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
4.
Ethylhexyl Olivate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
5.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Structurant, Emulsifier, Solvent
CMG 2 Mod. low
EWG 1 Safe
6.
Chlorogenic Acids
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
7.
Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
8.
Lauryl Lactate
Structurant, Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
9.
Dimethyl Isosorbide
Solvent, Viscosity stabilizer
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
10.
Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract
Surfactant, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
Acne fighting
Antioxidant
Whitening
11.
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate
Vitamin, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Antioxidant
Whitening
UV Filter
12.
Ergothioneine
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
13.
Benzylidene Dimethoxydimethylindanone
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
14.
Arabidopsis Thaliana Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
15.
Carnosine
Cosmetic active, Peptide, Amino acid, Skin conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Antioxidant
16.
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
Anti aging
Antioxidant
Antiseptic
UV Filter
17.
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Healing
18.
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
19.
Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
20.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
21.
Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
22.
Trifluoroacetyl Tripeptide-2
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
23.
Buddleja Officinalis Flower Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
24.
Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Leaf Cell Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
25.
Crocus Sativus Leaf Cell Culture Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
26.
Superoxide Dismutase
Cosmetic active, Antioxidant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antioxidant
UV Filter
27.
Ubiquinone
Vitamin, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Antioxidant
Whitening
28.
Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
29.
Ceramide Np
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
30.
Ceramide Ap
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
31.
Ceramide Eop
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
32.
Linoleic Acid
Animal fat, Emollient, Vegetable oil, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Fungal acne
33.
Linolenic Acid
Emollient, Cosmetic active, Antistatic, Skin conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Fungal acne
34.
Sea Whip Extract
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
35.
Bisabolol
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Soothing
Antiseptic
Healing
Whitening
36.
Tocopherol
No information
CMG 3 Moderate
EWG 1 Safe
Anti aging
Antioxidant
37.
Tocopheryl Acetate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
Softening
Anti aging
Antioxidant
38.
Cholesterol
Structurant, Emulsifier, Emollient, Viscosity stabilizer
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
39.
Phytosphingosine
Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Acne fighting
Antiseptic
40.
Jojoba Esters
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
41.
Sodium PCA
Emulsifier, Cosmetic active, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
UV Filter
42.
Pentylene Glycol
Solvent, Emulsion stabilizer, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
43.
Methyl Gluceth-20
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
44.
Glycerin
Emulsifier, Solvent, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
45.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
46.
Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
47.
Lecithin
Structurant, Emulsifier, Emollient, Cosmetic active, Antioxidant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 2-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Softening
Antioxidant
48.
Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate
Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
49.
Dicetyl Phosphate
Emulsifier, Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
50.
Propanediol Dicaprylate/Caprate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data
51.
Polyglycerin-3
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
52.
Ceteth-20 Phosphate
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
53.
Diisostearyl Malate
Emollient, Skin conditioner
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Softening
54.
Xanthan Gum
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Antiseptic
55.
Steareth-2
Emulsifier, Surfactant
CMG 2 Mod. low
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Softening
56.
Acacia Senegal Gum
Perfume ingredient, Film former, Hair lock, Emulsion stabilizer
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
57.
Carbomer
Structurant, Viscosity stabilizer
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
58.
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
59.
Dextran
Solvent, Viscosity stabilizer
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
60.
Sodium Hydroxide
Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
61.
Citric Acid
Preservative, Acidity Stabilizer, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
Anti aging
Whitening
62.
Disodium EDTA
Chelate
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antioxidant
63.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Emollient, Cosmetic active, Skin conditioner, Antimicrobial agent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Moisturising
Softening
Antiseptic
64.
Phenoxyethanol
Preservative
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 2-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
Moisturising
Antiseptic