Josie Maran

Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment

Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment
3.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

4.0Humectancy3.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment has a moisturizing rating of 3.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a moderate Humectancy of 4.0 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment 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
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
85
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
Argania Spinosa Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
4
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
3
Glyceryl CaprylateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1
Glyceryl UndecylenateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Antimicrobial,Formula Helper
1
PhosphatidylglycerolFormula Helper
0.3
Sodium BenzoateSyntheticFragrance,Preservative,Formula Helper
0.3
Xanthan GumBotanical,BiotechFormula Helper
0.3
Citric AcidBotanical,SyntheticExfoliant,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

85

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

6

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.
Score

4

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

3

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A waxy solid derived from vegetable oils that has emollient and emulsifying properties. It is also known to boost the efficacy of organic acid preservatives by destabilizing the microbe's cell membrane.
Score

1

Function

Emollient, Antimicrobial, Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A natural ingredient with a lightweight sensorial profile and the ability to support oil-in-water emulsions.

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