CeraVe

AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion with Sunscreen SPF 30

AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion with Sunscreen SPF 30
2.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

4.3Humectancy0.1Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

30

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion with Sunscreen SPF 30 has a moisturizing rating of 2.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 4.3 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.1 out of 10.

What else is good about it? This product has an SPF 30, which is the right SPF to use when spending quite some time outdoors and in the sun. Look out for a “broad spectrum” indication to be also protected from photoaging (i.e., wrinkles and sunspots).

What else is good about it? CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion with Sunscreen SPF 30 is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
10
HomosalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6.3
Zinc OxideNaturally occurring,SyntheticSunscreen,Antimicrobial,Colorant,Formula Helper
5
MeradimateSunscreen,Formula Helper
5
OctinoxateSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
2.5
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
2
OctocryleneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
1.5
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1
Behentrimonium MethosulfateSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
BHTSyntheticAntioxidant,Fragrance

Ingredients explained

Score

60

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

10

Function

Sunscreen, Fragrance, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic chemical UV filter that protects against harmful UVB radiation.
Score

6.3

Function

Sunscreen, Antimicrobial, Colorant, Bulking, Light stabilizing

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

A white mineral powder mainly used in skincare as a physical sunscreen. It protects against UVA light that leads to visible signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. Zinc oxide can also be used as a colorant to enhance the whiteness of a product.
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing

Origin

Description is coming soon
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A chemical sunscreen also known as ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate. It protects against UVB, which causes the skin to burn and tan and can lead to certain types of skin cancers. For broad-spectrum protection claims, octinoxate should be paired with a UVA sunscreen.

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