Josie Maran

Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil

Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil
5.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy1.6Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil has a moisturizing rating of 5.8 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 low Occlusivity of 1.6 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Aloe Barbadensis ExtractBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
6
CyclopentasiloxaneSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
4
DihydroxyacetoneBotanical,SyntheticTanning,Colorant,Formula Helper
3
Argania Spinosa Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
2.5
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
CaramelBotanicalFragrance,Colorant
1
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
EthylhexylglycerinSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative
1
Sodium MetabisulfiteSyntheticAntioxidant,Preservative,Formula Helper
0.3
TocopherolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Cocos Nucifera WaterBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance

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 (humectant), Antioxidant, Soothing, Emollient

Origin

Botanical

An antioxidant extract from the gelatinous pulp of Aloe vera leaves with humectant moisturizing polysaccharide mucilage. It is suitable for irritated or eczema-prone skin.
Score

6

Function

Emollient, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A lightweight, fast-spreading emollient that leaves a very soft and silky after-feel on the skin. Supplied as a clear and colorless liquid, cyclopentasiloxane is often used as a solvent to dissolve other silicones in.
Score

4

Function

Tanning, Colorant, Reducing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A self-tanning agent that works by reacting with the dead skin cells on the surface of the skin to produce the desired tan pigmentation. This pigment can last for several days and up to several weeks.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil from Moroccan argan tree kernels commonly used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. Its uniqueness comes from its compounds: vitamin E, phospholipids, phenolic compounds, and rare phytosterols with antioxidant and emollient effects.

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