Clinique Moisture Surge Lip Hydro-Plump Treatment

Clinique Moisture Surge Lip Hydro-Plump Treatment

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Type of product Lip Mask
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  • lip mask that contains ceramides, exfoliants, 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 brightening skin.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by Maritake_N on April 28, 2021


Apply to lips day and night. Use for an instant boost of hydration and for makeup prep. Can be used as an overnight mask, or as a 5-minute mask to condition lips before lipstick application.

Product Info

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fungal-acne safe

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Here's what our community thinks of the 23 ingredients in this product ✨

22% are loved or liked
9% have mixed ratings
13% are disliked or very disliked
57% have no rating yet

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Clinique's Moisture Surge Lip Hydro-Plump Treatment .

Benefits (3)

Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (4)

Vitamin C Icon
Vitamin C
Vitamin E Icon
Vitamin E
Exfoliators Icon
Ceramides Icon

Concerns (2)

May Worsen Oily Skin Icon
May Worsen Oily Skin
May Worsen Eczema Icon
May Worsen Eczema

Clinique Moisture Surge Lip Hydro-Plump Treatment Ingredients Explained

This product contains 23 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

Also known as: Petroleum Jelly
Community rating: Disliked

Petrolatum is created by mixing waxes and mineral oils. It is an occlusive and prevents moisture loss. The ability to trap moisture can make it good for hydrating dry skin.

Occlusives also help protect your skin against infection or allergies.

Petrolatum may not be safe for fungal-acne.

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Polybutene is used to help control the viscosity of a product. It is a polymer and does not get absorbed into the skin due to its large size.

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We don't have a description for Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate.

Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene is a synthetic polymer. Polymers are compounds with high molecular weight. Hydrogenated Polyisobutene is an emollient and texture enhancer.

In one study, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene showed better skin hydration levels than Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride. As an emollient, it helps keep your skin soft and hydrated by trapping moisture in.

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene is often used as a mineral oil replacement.

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Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Tocopheryl Acetate is AKA Vitamin E. It is an antioxidant and protects your skin from free radicals. Free radicals damage the skin by breaking down collagen.

One study found using Tocopheryl Acetate with Vitamin C decreased the number of sunburned cells.

Tocopheryl Acetate is commonly found in both skincare and dietary supplements.

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Emulsion Stabilising
Also known as: Polyvinylpyrrolidone

Pvp is a water-soluble synthetic polymer and common hairstyling ingredient. It is a film-forming ingredient and used to "hold" specific shapes of hair.

Pvp is less effective in high-humidity. It tends to draw moisture, but this moisture dismantles the film.

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Abrasive, Absorbent
Community rating: Disliked

Silica is a mineral naturally found in our skin. It helps to thicken and smooth the texture of a product. It also acts as an agent for other ingredients by increasing the absorption of other ingredients into the skin.

Silica is often used for absorption and can help reduce shine when products are applied. Silica occurs in naturally in materials like clay and sandstone, and it can also be produced synthetically.

Silica is present naturally within the skin during collagen production and when reducing inflammation.

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Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Castor Wax
Community rating: Very Disliked

Hydrogenated Castor Oil is created by adding hydrogen to castor oil. This helps stabilize the castor oil and raises the melting point. At room temperature, hydrogenated castor oil is solid.

Castor Oil helps moisturize the skin. It is rich in a fatty acid called ricinoleic acid. This fatty acid helps prevent moisture loss on the skin. This helps keep your skin soft and hydrated. Ricinoleic acid also has anti-inflammatory and pain reducing properties.

As a wax-like substance, Hydrogenated Castor Oil acts as an emollient. Emollients help keep your skin stay soft and smooth by creating a barrier. This barrier helps trap moisture.

Hydrogenated Castor Oil may not be fungal-acne safe. We recommend speaking with a professional.

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We don't have a description for Ppg-51/Smdi Copolymer.

Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

We don't have a description for Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride.

Emollient, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Mixed

Butyrospermum Parkii Oil is oil from the shea tree.

Butyrospermum Parkii Oil has emollient properties. When applied, it creates a thin film to trap moisture within. This helps keep your skin smooth and hydrated. As an emollient, this ingredient may help soothe dry skin.

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Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Sea Whip Extract.

Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide 2
Community rating: Loved

Ceramide NG is a type of Ceramide. The NG stands for a sphinganine base.

Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.

Ceramides are an important building block for our skin barrier. A stronger barrier helps the skin look more firm and hydrated. By bolstering the skin ceramides act as a barrier against irritating ingredients. This can help with inflammation as well.

If you would like to eat ceramides, sweet potatoes contain a small amount.

Read more about other common types of ceramides here:
Ceramide AP
Ceramide EOP
Ceramide NP

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Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning, Stabilising
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Cholesterol is a class of organic molecules called lipids. It helps hydrate your skin and is essential to having a healthy skin barrier.

Our skin naturally contains cholesterol in the outermost layer. Besides cholesterol, it also contains ceramides and fatty acids. Cholesterol makes up about 1/4 of your skin's outer layer and barrier. Your skin barrier is responsible for keeping allergens and microbes out. Having a healthy skin barrier is also responsible for keeping your skin firm and plump.

Our bodies use cholestrol to create vitamin D, steroid hormones, and more.

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter.

Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Mixed

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emollient, solvent, and texture enhancer. It is considered a skin-softener by helping the skin prevent moisture loss.

Within a product, Caprylic Triglyceride can thicken the product and make spreadability easier by dissolving clumping compounds. An added benefit of Caprylic Triglyceride is its antioxidant properties.

Caprylic Triglyceride is made by combining glycerin with coconut oil, forming a clear liquid. Caprylic Triglyceride has not been found to be toxic for human use in concentrations under 50%.

While there is an assumption Caprylic Triglyceride can clog pores due to it being derived from coconut oil, there is no research supporting this.

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We don't have a description for Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer.

Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising

We don't have a description for C12-16 Alcohols.

Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate is a form of Vitamin C.

Vitamin C helps reduce redness, improve skin texture, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, and brighten skin.

Your skin uses Vitamin C to produce collagen and collagen production plays a role in having a strong skin barrier and having plump skin. As an antioxidant, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate also helps reduce the signs of aging such as fine-lines and wrinkles.

Studies show Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate is more stable when combined with stabilizing ingredients.

VItamin C helps brighten skin by blocking the process of skin darkening.

Read more about other types of Vitamin C:

Learn more about Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate

We don't have a description for Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer.

Emollient, Skin Conditioning
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Caprylyl Glycol is a humectant, meaning it retains and preserves moisture. It is a common ingredient in many products, especially those designed to hydrate skin. The primary benefits are retaining moisture, skin softening, and promoting a healthy skin barrier.

Though Caprylyl Glycol is an alcohol derived from fatty acids, it is not the kind that can dry out skin.

This ingredient is also used as a preservative to extend the life of products.

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Emollient, Emulsifying

Palmitic Acid is a fatty acid found in our skin. In cosmetics, it is usually derived from palm oil. It is a cleanser and emollient. As an emollient, it helps hydrate the skin.

Palmitic Acid has emulsifying properties that keeps ingredients together in a product.

Foods containing Palmitic Acid include: palm oil, butter, cheese, and meats.

Palmitic Acid isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin and be bad for acne prone skin. We recommend speaking to a professional about using Palmitic Acid in your routine.

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Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

Hydrogenated Lecithin is created from the hydrogenation of lecithin. Hydrogenation is a chemical reaction between molecule hydrogen and another element.

Hydrogenated Lecithin is an emollient and emulsifier. As an emollient, it helps soften skin by trapping moisture within.

The phospholipids in Hydrogenated Lecithin can produce liposomes. Liposomes help other ingredients get through the skin barrier to be better absorbed.

As an emulsifier, it prevents oil and water ingredients from separating.

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