Colorescience

Sunforgettable Total Protection Sport Stick SPF 50

Sunforgettable Total Protection Sport Stick SPF 50
5.3

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

0.6Humectancy10.0Occlusivity

50

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Colorescience Sunforgettable Total Protection Sport Stick SPF 50 has a moisturizing rating of 5.3 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 0.6 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10.0 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
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
40
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
22
Jojoba EstersBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Abrasive
13.5
Zinc OxideNaturally occurring,SyntheticSunscreen,Antimicrobial,Colorant,Formula Helper
6
Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) WaxBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Astringent,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Nylon-12SyntheticFormula Helper
3
C12-15 Alkyl BenzoateSyntheticEmollient,Antimicrobial,Formula Helper
2
Butyloctyl SalicylateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
Glyceryl DibehenateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
1
PolymethylsilsesquioxaneSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Hydrogenated Coco-GlyceridesBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
0.3
Poly C10-30 Alkyl AcrylateSyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Dimethiconol/Propylsilsesquioxane/Silicate Crosspolymer Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

40

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An occlusive moisturizing and emollient compound that forms part of the skin’s sebum. The main source of squalane had always been shark liver. Now, however, it is manufactured synthetically or derived from plant oils, such as olive and peanut oil.
Score

22

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Soothing, Emollient, Abrasive

Origin

Botanical

A mixture of various wax esters from jojoba oil. It is used in skincare products as a fantastic emollient, soothing, and occlusive moisturizing agent that won't leave a sticky, oily feeling on the skin.
Score

13.5

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

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Astringent, Fragrance, Emulsion stabilizing, Film-forming, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical

A thick wax obtained from the stems of the Candelilla, or wax plant that is native to Mexico and the southern USA. Its stems are covered in wax to protect the plant from water loss. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient.
Score

4

Function

Bulking, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic powdered ingredient that imparts unique sensorial characteristics due to its microsphere structure. It can also control viscosity by bulking up the oil phase of a skincare product.

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