How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. EltaMD UV Facial Broad-Spectrum SPF 30 Plus has a moisturizing rating of 2.6 out of 10.
Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 0.6 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.7 out of 10.
What else is good about it? This product has an SPF 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).
|Water||Naturally occurring||Formula Helper|
|Zinc Oxide||Naturally occurring, Synthetic||Sunscreen,Antimicrobial,Colorant,Formula Helper|
|Petrolatum||Petroleum||Moisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Formula Helper|
|Isopropyl Palmitate||Botanical, Synthetic, Animal||Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Ethylhexyl Stearate||Synthetic, Animal||Emollient|
|Cetearyl Glucoside||Botanical, Synthetic||Formula Helper|
|Glyceryl Stearate||Botanical, Synthetic||Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Dimethicone||Synthetic||Moisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper|
|PEG-100 Stearate||Synthetic||Cleansing,Formula Helper|
|Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer||Synthetic||Formula Helper|
Sunscreen, Light stabilizing, Solvent
Sunscreen, Antimicrobial, Colorant, Bulking, Light stabilizing
Naturally occurring, Synthetic
Moisturizing (occlusive), Soothing, Emollient, Antistatic
Emollient, Fragrance, Binding
Botanical, Synthetic, Animal