Clinique

SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Fluid For Face

SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Fluid For Face
1.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

0.6Humectancy3.0Occlusivity

50

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. Clinique SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Fluid For Face has a moisturizing rating of 1.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 0.6 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it? This product has an SPF 50, which is the right SPF to use when spending lots of time outdoors and in the sun. Look out for a “broad spectrum” indication to be also protected from photoaging (i.e., wrinkles and sunspots).

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
75
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
4
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)Naturally occurringSunscreen,Colorant,Formula Helper
3
Butyloctyl SalicylateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2
PolydiethylsiloxaneEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
C12-15 Alkyl BenzoateSyntheticEmollient,Antimicrobial,Formula Helper
1.3
Isononyl IsononanoateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1
Diethylhexyl SuccinateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Neopentyl Glycol DiheptanoateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Methyl TrimethiconeSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Ethylhexyl MethoxycryleneSyntheticFormula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

75

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

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Score

4

Function

Sunscreen, Colorant, Light stabilizing, Opacifying

Origin

Naturally occurring

One of two the most commonly used mineral sunscreens. It can absorb UV light, including UVB – which causes burning, tanning, and even skin cancer. Also used as a colorant, titanium dioxide gives a product a bright white color.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Light stabilizing, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic emollient and solvent. It is primarily used as a carrier oil to disperse minerals in, including pigments and sunscreen minerals. It can also absorb UV light, thus boosting the SPF of sunscreen products.
Score

2

Function

Emollient, Slip modifier

Origin

Description is coming soon

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