Illuminare Moisturizing Mineral Foundation SPF 20 - Portofino Porcelain

Moisturizing Mineral Foundation SPF 20 - Portofino Porcelain
2.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
4.3 Humectancy icon Humectancy
1.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
20SPF icon
SPF
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. Illuminare Moisturizing Mineral Foundation SPF 20 - Portofino Porcelain has a moisturizing rating of 2.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 4.3 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

Illuminare Moisturizing Mineral Foundation SPF 20 - Portofino Porcelain has an SPF of 20, which means that it provides an adequate level of sun protection. However, if you spend a substantial amount of time outdoors, it is better to use a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF 30 or higher.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
9
7
4
3
2.4
2
1.5
1.3
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 4.3 10 4.3
3
1.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 2.0 20 1.0
2.0
Moisturizing rating 2.6
All humectants
4.3
Glycerin
3
Panthenol
1.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
2.0
Cetyl Dimethicone
2.0
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
2.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
2
All occlusives 2.0 20 1.0
All occlusives
2.0
Cetyl Dimethicone
2.0
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
3
1.3
All humectants 4.3 10 4.3
All humectants
4.3
Glycerin
3
Panthenol
1.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
None
All antioxidants 0 3 No
All antioxidants
0
None
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %65
Function
Origin
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.
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A synthetic emollient ester. It works to improve the appearance of the skin by filling in the microcracks on the surface, thereby making the skin appear softer and smoother. It imparts a lightweight, velvety feel.
Zinc Oxide
Est. %7
Function
Origin
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.
Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer
Est. %4
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Glycerin
Est. %3
Function
Origin
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.
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)
Est. %2.4
Function
Origin
One of two the most commonly used mineral sunscreens. It can absorb UV light, including UVB – which causes burning, tanning, and even skin cancer. Also used as a colorant, titanium dioxide gives a product a bright white color.
Cetyl Dimethicone
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A silicone-based emollient and occlusive ingredient that provides slip and adds shine to formulas.
Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A silicone-based powerful emulsifier that helps to create lightweight and pleasant feeling lotions and creams.
Panthenol
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A popular soothing and moisturizing derivative of vitamin B5. Panthenol is particularly beneficial for dry, flaking, burned, or damaged skin. It is used to alleviate the symptoms of a rash, dermatitis, eczema, chapped lips, and sunburn.
Magnesium Sulfate
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring mineral that is commonly used in skincare products as a bulking agent. It helps to control the viscosity of products by making them thicker.
Iron Oxides (CI 77491)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A red colorant also known as red iron oxide. This is an EU-approved colorant used in a wide variety of products.
Iron Oxides (CI 77492)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as iron (III) oxide, this ingredient is a yellow-colored pigment that can either be derived from minerals or produced synthetically. It adds yellow tones to cosmetic products.
Iron Oxides (CI 77499)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A black colorant also known as black iron oxide used in a wide range of skincare products.
Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Potassium Sorbate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative widely used in food and personal care products, available from natural sources or synthetically produced. Potassium sorbate works by inhibiting the growth of yeasts, molds, and some bacteria.
Alumina
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mineral derived from the metal ore known as aluminum. It is commonly used as an abrasive and also acts as a thickening viscosity controlling agent (and thus as a bulking agent). Alumina is also a great opacifier.
Silica
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A widely used cosmetic ingredient with the same chemical composition as the sand found on beaches. A common function of silica is its ability to control viscosity. In certain chemical forms, it can effectively thicken cream-style products.
Polyhydroxystearic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soft and malleable amber wax naturally derived from vegetable sources. It allows minerals to be very finely dispersed, which can improve SPF, decrease the white cast in sunscreens, and increase the color expression in pigmented products.