Bioderma

ABCDerm Cold Cream Body Cream

ABCDerm Cold Cream Body Cream
6.3

/ 10

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Moisturizing

6.6Humectancy6.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Bioderma ABCDerm Cold Cream Body Cream has a moisturizing rating of 6.3 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a high Humectancy of 6.6 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.0 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Mineral OilPetroleumMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Cetearyl IsononanoateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
3
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
PEG-100 StearateSyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper
2
BeeswaxAnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Antimicrobial,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Steareth-21Synthetic,AnimalCleansing,Formula Helper
1.3
Capryloyl GlycineBotanical,SyntheticAnti-acne,Anti-seborrheic,Cleansing,Preservative
1
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
0.3
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer SyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

65

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

Moisturizing (occlusive), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Petroleum

Also known as liquid paraffin, it is an amazing moisturizer (the second most occlusive one after Petrolatum). It is also an excellent emollient that fills the micro-cracks on the surface of the skin, making it appear smoother. Mineral oil is considered safe.
Score

6

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.
Score

4

Function

Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A naturally-derived (coconut or palm oil based) oil with medium richness. It makes skin feel soft and smooth.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.

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