Clarins

Multi-Active Day Cream - All Skin Types

Multi-Active Day Cream - All Skin Types
6.0

/ 10

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Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy1.9Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Clarins Multi-Active Day Cream - All Skin Types has a moisturizing rating of 6.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.9 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Coco-Caprylate/CaprateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Cetearyl EthylhexanoateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
3
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2.5
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.5
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.3
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
PEG-100 StearateSyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper
0.3
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
0.3
Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer SyntheticFormula Helper

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

9

Function

Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A naturally-derived emollient ester. It is a blend of caprylates and caprates and, relative to other emollients, is lightweight and dry on the skin. As a result, coco-caprylate/caprate serves as a natural alternative to volatile silicones.
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

An emollient ester that is derived from palm and palm kernel oil and is known for its velvety soft skin feel and excellent spreading properties.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Foaming, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.

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