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Priming Moisturizer Rich

Priming Moisturizer Rich
6.6

/ 10

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Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy3.2Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Glossier Priming Moisturizer Rich has a moisturizing rating of 6.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.2 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Neopentyl Glycol DiheptanoateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
6
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
4
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Stearyl AlcoholSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Tridecyl NeopentanoateEmollient,Formula Helper
1.3
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
CocoglyceridesBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Cetyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance

Ingredients explained

Score

60

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, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

An emollient ester with an exceptionally lightweight feel. It absorbs quickly and produces a silky feel with excellent spreadability. It also serves as an excellent solvent and is commonly used to suspend sunscreen actives.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Biotech,Synthetic

An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

The most popular moisturizing ingredient in the world. It is a powerful humectant – cheap yet very effective. Glycerin also has soothing and anti-irritant properties and is considered to be very safe for use.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A natural occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient, it is a blend of glycerin and two fatty acids, caprylic and capric acid. It creates an oil-based protective layer on the skin, thereby preventing water loss.

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