Dermalogica

Ultracalming Mist

Ultracalming Mist
4.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

7.9Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Dermalogica Ultracalming Mist has a moisturizing rating of 4.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Purely humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 7.9 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.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
80
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate Botanical,BiotechAntimicrobial,Antifungal,Anti-seborrheic
3
PPG-2 Isoceteth-20 AcetateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2
Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Emollient,Abrasive
1.5
Boerhavia Diffusa Root ExtractBotanicalSoothing
1.3
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper
1
BisabololBotanical,SyntheticSoothing,Fragrance
0.3
Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Fragrance
0.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf JuiceBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
0.3
Hydroxyphenyl Propamidobenzoic AcidSynthetic
0.3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

80

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 (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

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.
Score

4

Function

Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Anti-seborrheic

Origin

Botanical,Biotech

A biotechnological fermentation ingredient that is created by feeding radish root to Leuconostoc kimchii. It allegedly contains organic acids and a mixture of peptides known as bacteriocins – which have antimicrobial activity.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying

Origin

Synthetic

Description is coming soon
Score

2

Function

Antioxidant, Soothing, Emollient, Abrasive

Origin

Botanical

A beneficial extract obtained from Oat groats popular in products aimed at eczema-prone skin. It contains skin healing beta-glucan, anti-inflammatory phenolic compounds, antioxidant flavonoids, various lipids, proteins, and moisturizing amino acids.

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