Kate Somerville

DeliKate Recovery Serum

DeliKate Recovery Serum
6.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

7.5Humectancy4.9Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Kate Somerville DeliKate Recovery Serum has a moisturizing rating of 6.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 7.5 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.9 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Trimethylolpropane Tricaprylate/TricaprateMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
3
Pentaerythrityl TetraisostearateSynthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Anti-pigmentation,Emollient,Formula Helper
2
Coco-Caprylate/CaprateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
1.5
Pentaerythrityl DistearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
1.3
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Bis-Stearyl DimethiconeEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
0.3
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula 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

6

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

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Description is coming soon
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Anti-pigmentation, Emollient, Binding, Emulsifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

An emollient ester with high gloss and thickening properties.
Score

2

Function

Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A naturally-derived emollient ester. It is a blend of caprylates and caprates and, relative to other emollients, is lightweight and dry on the skin. As a result, coco-caprylate/caprate serves as a natural alternative to volatile silicones.

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