Curel Moisture Facial Lotion Enrich

Moisture Facial Lotion Enrich
5.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Curel Moisture Facial Lotion Enrich has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Purely humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and zero Occlusivity (we didn't find any occlusives on the ingredient list).
Tip: Studies suggest that humectants alone do not moisturize the skin. We recommend applying a product with some occlusive ingredients after the use of this one.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
70
9
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2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 27 10 10.0
9
6
4
3
2.5
1.5
1
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
None
Moisturizing rating 5.0
All humectants
27.0
Glycerin
9
Butylene Glycol
6
Betaine
4
Methyl Gluceth-20
3
PEG-32
2.5
Allantoin
1.5
Arginine
1
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
None
All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
6
4
3
2.5
1.5
1
All humectants 27 10 10
All humectants
27.0
Glycerin
9
Butylene Glycol
6
Betaine
4
Methyl Gluceth-20
3
PEG-32
2.5
Allantoin
1.5
Arginine
1
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
None
All antioxidants 0 3 No
All antioxidants
0
None
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %70
Function
Origin
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.
Glycerin
Est. %9
Function
Origin
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.
Butylene Glycol
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless liquid humectant that draws moisture to the skin. The humectancy of butylene glycol, owed to its two hydroxyl groups, is quite considerable, although not as powerful as glycerin, which contains three hydroxyl groups.
Betaine
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An ingredient derived from the sucrose in sugar beets. It has a negative chemical charge and a positive chemical charge on the same molecule. This allows betaine to be hygroscopic or humectant and thus provide moisturization by drawing water to the skin.
Methyl Gluceth-20
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A humectant synthetically derived from glucose. It takes on the form of a clear, syrupy liquid.
PEG-32
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
A synthetic water-loving moisturizer that produces water gels.
PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A white paste-like substance derived from castor oil that belongs to a group of ingredients called PEGs (polyethylene glycols). It acts as a perfume solubilizer that helps fragrance agents dissolve in water and as a cleansing agent.
Allantoin
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A fluffy, white powder that acts as a humectant due to its water-loving chemistry and as an exfoliant that helps to remove dead skin cells. It has also been shown to be very soothing to irritated and inflamed skin.
Succinic Acid
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Arginine
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A humectant amino acid used to attract water to the skin’s surface. It is a part of the skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor, a mixture of various compounds that keeps the skin’s surface well hydrated. Arginine can also be used as a pH adjuster.
Methylparaben
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that keeps a product unspoiled. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding parabens, although the concentrations found in cosmetic formulations are generally considered to be safe.
Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant extract obtained from the mature leaves of the Eucalyptus tree. It contains cineole, the main constituent of eucalyptus essential oil.