Acqua di Parma

Colonia Hand Cream

Colonia Hand Cream
2.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

1.6Humectancy3.5Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. Acqua di Parma Colonia Hand Cream has a moisturizing rating of 2.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 1.6 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.5 out of 10.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Ethylhexyl StearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient
6
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Polysorbate 20Botanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
1
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
1
LimoneneBotanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
1
PolyacrylamideSyntheticFormula Helper
1
C13-14 IsoparaffinPetroleumEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
CarbomerSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Disodium EDTASyntheticFormula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

70

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

The most used ingredient in skincare. Its concentration defines the product texture: rich creams may have about 50% of water while a light jelly about 90%. Water doesn’t moisturize the skin by itself and is used in skincare as a solvent for other ingredients.
Score

9

Function

Emollient

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

A palm-derived emollient ester with good lubricity that leaves a smooth after-feel on the skin.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A natural occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient, it is a blend of glycerin and two fatty acids, caprylic and capric acid. It creates an oil-based protective layer on the skin, thereby preventing water loss.
Score

1

Function

Fragrance

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.
Score

1

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

The most popular moisturizing ingredient in the world. It is a powerful humectant – cheap yet very effective. Glycerin also has soothing and anti-irritant properties and is considered to be very safe for use.

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