Andalou Naturals Q10 Night Repair Cream

Andalou Naturals Q10 Night Repair Cream

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Type of product Night Moisturizer
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Description

  • vegan and cruelty-free night moisturizer that contains hyaluronic acid, vitamin c and vitamin e.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances and oils.
  • it is likely to be good for anti aging, brightening skin and sensitive skin.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by Jenn6 on February 18, 2021

Directions

Nightly. Apply to clean face and neck.

Product Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Andalou Naturals's Q10 Night Repair Cream.

Benefits (8)

Hydrates Dry Skin Icon
Hydrates Dry Skin
Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Helps Reduce Irritation Icon
Helps Reduce Irritation
Good For Skin Texture Icon
Good For Skin Texture
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Good For Dark Spots Icon
Good For Dark Spots
Good For Scar Healing Icon
Good For Scar Healing
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (3)

Vitamin C Icon
Vitamin C
Vitamin E Icon
Vitamin E
Hyaluronic Acid Icon
Hyaluronic Acid

Concerns (2)

May Cause Acne Icon
May Cause Acne
May Cause Irritation Icon
May Cause Irritation

Andalou Naturals Q10 Night Repair Cream Ingredients Explained

This product contains 31 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

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Also known as: Aloe, Aloe Vera
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Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice is the juice expressed from the leaves of the aloe, Aloe barbadensis, Liliaceae.

Aloe contains the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins neutralize free radicals.
It also contains sugars in the form of monosaccharides and polysaccharides, folic acid, choline, many common minerals such as calcium, 12 anthraquinones, fatty acids, amino acids, and Vitamin B12.

Aloe is known to be anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antiseptic, healing, and protect against UV rays.

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2
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water
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Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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3
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Skin-conditioning agent, emollient, and solvent that helps to improve the absorption of other ingredients.

It is derived via either synthetic or animal sources.

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4
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking
Also known as: Octadecan-1-Ol
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A common type of fatty alcohol. Fatty Alcohols are most often used as an emollient or to thicken a product. They are usually derived from natural fats and oils and therefore do not have the same drying or irritating effect as traditional alcohols.

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5
Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Flaxseed Oil / Linseed Oil

Linum Usitatissimum Seed Oil is the expressed oil from the dried ripe seed of the Linseed, Linum usitatissimum L., Linaceae

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6
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking
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Cetyl Alcohol is an a fatty alcohol and not related to SD alcohol, denatured alcohol, or ethyl alcohol.

Its main roles are:
* Emollient: helping hydrate skin by trapping moisture
* Emulsifer: preventing ingredients from separating
* Thickening: making the product texture thicker

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Also known as: Octyl Palmitate, Hexadecanoic Acid

Ethylhexyl Palmitate functions as an emollient and texture enhancer within cosmetic products.

It's typically used to help improve the feel of products, and can also act as a fragrance fixative (meaning that it can help to stabilize the fragrances in a product) .

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8
Emollient, Emulsifying
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Glyceryl Stearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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9
Emollient, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting
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Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter can be bad for acne prone skin.

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10
Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Soothing
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Allantoin plays a role in soothing and moisturizing the skin. Because of this, it is often added to products with strong active ingredients.

Some studies have shown this ingredient can promote wound healing with higher concentrations.

Allantoin is derived from the comfrey plant but produced synthetically for cosmetic products to ensure purity.

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11
Antioxidant, Skin Protecting

Resveratrol is an antioxidant.

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12
Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
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Ubiquinone is an antioxidant.

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13
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrolyzed Rice Protein.

14
Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronic Acid, Hyaluronan, Hyaluronic Sodium, Hyaluronic Salt
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Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning it has the ability to hold water and rehydrate skin. Because of this, it is great for soothing and adding moisture to dry skin.

It is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints; it is commonly derived from sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.

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15
Astringent, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract.

We don't have a description for Fagus Sylvatica Bud Extract.

17
Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin E
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Tocopherol (also known as Vitamin E) is a common antioxidant that's found in cosmetic products to help protect the skin from free-radicals and strengthen the skin barrier. It's also fat soluble - this means our skin is great at absorbing it.

Vitamin E also provides some UV protection by reducing the damage caused by UVB rays.

There are often claims that Vitamin E can reduce/prevent scarring, but these claims haven't been confirmed by scientific research.

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18
Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
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Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate is a form of Vitamin C and is an antioxidant. It can help to reduce redness, improve skin texture, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, and brighten skin.

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19
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Borago Officinalis Seed Oil is an oil. It can be good for be good for sensitive skin.

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20
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Avocado Oil / Persea Americana Oil
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Persea Gratissima Oil is the fixed oil obtained by pressing the dehydrated sliced flesh of the avocado pear, Persea gratissima, Lauraceae. It consists principally of the glycerides of fatty acids

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21
Emollient, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Rosehip Seed Oil, Rose Hip Oil
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Rosa Canina Fruit Oil is an oil from the Hip Rose, Rosa canina L., Rosaceae

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Also known as: Evening Primrose Oil / Epo

Oenothera Biennis Oil is the fixed oil derived from the seeds of the Evening Primrose, Oenothera biennis, Onagraceae

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23
Emollient, Skin Conditioning
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Squalane is an emollient that helps the skin retain moisture. It's an oily liquid that occurs naturally in certain types of fish and plant oils.

Squalane also happens to be naturally occurring within the sebum of our skin - it's part of the natural oils our skin produces to keep itself hydrated.

Squalane is known to be non-irritating (even at 100% concentration).

It's a fantastic ingredient that hydrates the skin superbly and is suitable for those with sensitive skin.

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24
Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Astringent, Emollient, Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Tonic, UV Absorber
Also known as: Green Tea, Oolong Tea, White Tea
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Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract is an extract of the leaves of the Tea, Camellia sinensis, Theaceae. Camellia Sinensis is also known as a tea tree; green tea, black tea, white tea, and oolong tea are derived from this tree. In cosmetic products, the green tea is found to have great benefits for skin. Such benefits include acting as an antioxidant and soother. Green tea is also thought to have an anti-aging effect.

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25

We don't have a description for Aspalathus Linearis Extract.

We don't have a description for Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract.

27
Cosmetic Colorant, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Riboflavin.

We don't have a description for Phenethyl Alcohol.

29
Skin Conditioning
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Ethylhexylglycerin (we can't pronounce this either) is commonly used as a preservative and skin softener. It is derived from glyceryl.

You might see Ethylhexylglycerin often paired with other preservatives such as phenoxyethanol. Ethylhexylglycerin has been found to increase the effectiveness of these other preservatives.

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30

Ethyl Vanillate is a fragrance.

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31
Skin Conditioning, Soothing

We don't have a description for Symphytum Officinale Root Extract.

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