FLOWER Beauty

Light Illusion Liquid Foundation

Light Illusion Liquid Foundation
3.9

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

5.2Humectancy2.5Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. FLOWER Beauty Light Illusion Liquid Foundation has a moisturizing rating of 3.9 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.2 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.5 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Ethylhexyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
5
OctinoxateSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
4.9
Zinc OxideNaturally occurring,SyntheticSunscreen,Antimicrobial,Colorant,Formula Helper
3
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)Naturally occurringSunscreen,Colorant,Formula Helper
1.5
Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/DicaprateBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Neopentyl Glycol DiethylhexanoateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Cetyl EthylhexanoateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
PEG-30 DipolyhydroxystearateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

65

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

Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

A rich emollient without the oily after-feel, making it a popular replacement for mineral oil. It is derived from natural sources such as palm oil and palm kernel oil. Ethylhexyl palmitate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

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.
Score

4.9

Function

Sunscreen, Antimicrobial, Colorant, Bulking, Light stabilizing

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

A white mineral powder mainly used in skincare as a physical sunscreen. It protects against UVA light that leads to visible signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. Zinc oxide can also be used as a colorant to enhance the whiteness of a product.
Score

3

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.

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