DCL Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories Ultra Light Hydrator SPF 30

Ultra Light Hydrator SPF 30
3.5
/ 10
Moisturizing
5.8 Humectancy icon Humectancy
1.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
30SPF icon
SPF
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. DCL Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories Ultra Light Hydrator SPF 30 has a moisturizing rating of 3.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.8 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.2 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

DCL Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories Ultra Light Hydrator SPF 30 has an SPF of 30, which is the right SPF to use when spending quite some time outdoors and in the sun. Look out for a “broad spectrum” indication to be also protected from photoaging (i.e., wrinkles and sunspots).

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
60
10
7.5
5
3.9
3
2
1.5
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 5.8 10 5.8
3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 2.3 20 1.2
2.0
0.3
Moisturizing rating 3.5
All humectants
5.8
Pentylene Glycol
3
Glycerin
1
Cocos Nucifera Water
0.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice
0.3
Sea Salt
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
2.3
Dimethicone
2.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
3.5
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
2
0.3
All occlusives 2.3 20 1.2
All occlusives
2.3
Dimethicone
2.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 5.8 10 5.8
All humectants
5.8
Pentylene Glycol
3
Glycerin
1
Cocos Nucifera Water
0.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice
0.3
Sea Salt
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 1.8 3 No
All antioxidants
1.8
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
0.3
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract
0.3
Chlorella Vulgaris Extract
0.3
Hydrolyzed Algin
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Isononyl Isononanoate
Est. %60
Function
Origin
An ester of a branched fatty acid with a branched fatty alcohol. It is an easily spreadable emollient that has a silky, dry, non-greasy feel on the skin.
Butyloctyl Salicylate
Est. %10
Function
Origin
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.
Octinoxate
Est. %7.5
Function
Origin
A chemical sunscreen also known as ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate. It protects against UVB, which causes the skin to burn and tan and can lead to certain types of skin cancers. For broad-spectrum protection claims, octinoxate should be paired with a UVA sunscreen.
Homosalate
Est. %5
Function
Origin
A synthetic chemical UV filter that protects against harmful UVB radiation.
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)
Est. %3.9
Function
Origin
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.
Pentylene Glycol
Est. %3
Function
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