Credentials

Calendula Oil Free Creme

Calendula Oil Free Creme
3.9

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

3.0Humectancy4.8Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Credentials Calendula Oil Free Creme has a moisturizing rating of 3.9 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a moderate Humectancy of 3.0 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.8 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Credentials Calendula Oil Free Creme 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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/DicaprateBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
6
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
4
Ceteareth-20Botanical,SyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit OilBotanicalFragrance
2
Calendula Officinalis Flower ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Fragrance
1.5
Citrus Limon (Lemon) Leaf ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Fragrance
1.3
Equisetum Arvense ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Astringent
1
Humulus Lupulus (Hops) ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Antimicrobial,Fragrance
0.3
Pinus Sylvestris Cone ExtractBotanicalFragrance
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Antimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance

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), Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A naturally derived ester with a light and dry skin feel and the ability to trap in moisture.
Score

6

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.
Score

4

Function

Cleansing, Emulsifying, Solubilizing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A fatty alcohol emulsifier that helps to mix oil and water together, best for oil-in-water emulsions. It is also a cleansing agent. When combined with cetearyl alcohol, ceteareth-20 forms a mix that, according to acne.org, can be comedogenic.
Score

3

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.

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