Eucerin

Original Healing Lotion

Original Healing Lotion
6.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

7.0Humectancy5.4Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Eucerin Original Healing Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 6.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 7.0 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 5.4 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Mineral OilPetroleumMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Isopropyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
SorbitolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Flavor
3
Propylene GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Polyglyceryl-3 DiisostearateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
2
Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate/Polyhydroxystearate/SebacateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
1.5
Cetyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
1.3
Magnesium SulfateSyntheticFormula Helper
1
Aluminum StearatesNaturally occurring,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
0.3
Lanolin AlcoholSynthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

70

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), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Petroleum

Also known as liquid paraffin, it is an amazing moisturizer (the second most occlusive one after Petrolatum). It is also an excellent emollient that fills the micro-cracks on the surface of the skin, making it appear smoother. Mineral oil is considered safe.
Score

6

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Binding

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An emollient ester of palmitic acid and isopropanol that gives the skin a smooth, soft, dry, non-oily after-feel. Isopropyl palmitate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Flavor

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A sweet-tasting alcohol derived from glucose. Aside from its sweet taste (for which it is used as a very common sweetener), Sorbitol is also very good at retaining water and is used in skincare as a humectant.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A clear, thick, odorless liquid of synthetic origin. Its main function is to stabilize cosmetic products exposed to varying temperatures. It is also a moderately strong humectant with similar properties to glycerin.

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