Kiehl's Oil Eliminator 24-Hour Anti-Shine Moisturizer for Men

Oil Eliminator 24-Hour Anti-Shine Moisturizer for Men
6.1
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
2.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Kiehl's Oil Eliminator 24-Hour Anti-Shine Moisturizer for Men has a moisturizing rating of 6.1 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.2 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 12.7 10 10.0
9
2.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 4.3 20 2.2
4.0
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.1
All humectants
12.7
Glycerin
9
PEG/PPG/Polybutylene Glycol-8/5/3 Glycerin
2.5
Honey
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane
0.3
Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
4.3
Dimethicone
4.0
Cetyl Dimethicone
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.1
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
4
0.3
All occlusives 4.3 20 2.2
All occlusives
4.3
Dimethicone
4.0
Cetyl Dimethicone
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
2.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 12.7 10 10
All humectants
12.7
Glycerin
9
PEG/PPG/Polybutylene Glycol-8/5/3 Glycerin
2.5
Honey
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane
0.3
Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
All antioxidants 0.3 3 No
All antioxidants
0.3
Totarol
0.3
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.
Glycerin
Est. %9
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.
Alcohol Denat.
Est. %6
Function
Origin
Denatured alcohol is ethanol that contains additives that make it unsafe to consume. It is mainly used as a solvent and an antimicrobial agent. A major drawback to alcohol denat. is that it dries out the skin.
Dimethicone
Est. %4
Function
Origin
The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
An emulsion stabilizer and thickener with gelling properties. The products containing this ingredient frequently feature lightweight and refreshing aesthetics upon application to the skin.
PEG/PPG/Polybutylene Glycol-8/5/3 Glycerin
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Triethanolamine
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless, and highly viscous liquid, this ingredient is an excellent pH adjuster. When it is necessary to neutralize an acidic solution or to generally increase the pH of a product, triethanolamine is a common choice.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %1
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.
Capryloyl Glycine
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived or synthetically produced multi-functional ingredient. As an anti-microbial it can act as part of a product's preservative system or reduce microbes on the skin that cause certain kinds of acne or dandruff.
Silica
Est. %1
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.
Acrylates Copolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A highly functional synthetic ingredient that forms a protective layer on the skin and reduces static buildup. It gives an emollient feel to the product, including a silky after-feel.
Amyl Cinnamal
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally-occuring and synthetically produced component of some fragrances. It smells of jasmine and slightly spicy. It is a known fragrance allergen, but not expected to be irritating when used below recommended limits.
Benzyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that is supplied as a clear, colorless liquid. Its main function is as a flavoring agent and fragrance. It also acts as a broad-spectrum preservative, solvent, and viscosity-controlling agent that thins the product.
Cetyl Dimethicone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A silicone-based emollient and occlusive ingredient that provides slip and adds shine to formulas.
Linalool
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile compound naturally present in many essential oils. It has a pleasant scent and is often used in skincare products as a fragrance. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Salicylic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
This effective peeling and anti-inflammatory BHA is used as an anti-acne agent and works by breaking down the junctions between dead skin cells. This results in the peeling of dead skin and the unclogging of pores.
Hexyl Cinnamal
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic scent ingredient that produces a jasmine-like fragrance. According to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), hexyl cinnamal is a skin sensitizer and allergen and so its use in skincare should be limited.
Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A silicone with the unusual trait of being able to disperse in water. It moisturizes the skin as a humectant and leaves a soft and smooth after-feel. This ingredient also has foam-boosting properties.
Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A self-emulsifying surfactant, which means that it can help facilitate the formation of water-in-silicone emulsions. This results in lightweight formulas with a soft finish. It can also act as a film-former and thickener.
Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic humectant moisturizer often paired with glycerin. It also functions as a viscosity-controlling agent that creates gel-like formulas with thicker textures.
Limonene
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of the most used fragrances in skincare products. It is produced from the peels of citrus fruits and has a fresh, pleasant, citrusy smell. People who are sensitive to citrus should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Totarol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An effective antimicrobial and antioxidant bioactive compound that occurs naturally in cypress trees.
Carbomer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient with the ability to gel water. When used in emulsions, such as lotions and creams, carbomer can also act as an emulsion stabilizer.
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient that improves product spreadability and offers a silky feel on the skin. It also acts as a preservative booster that improves the efficacy of other preservatives. According to the manufacturer, it is also a humectant moisturizer.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.
Cetearyl Glucoside
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emulsifier that creates stable mixtures of oil in water that feel soft and spread easily. Cetearyl glucoside is sold with cetearyl alcohol as an emulsifier blend and also provides some body to the formula.
Silica Silylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic powder that thickens oils and features a velvety texture.
Honey
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A supersaturated solution of sugars, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and bioactive compounds. It is used in skincare for its antimicrobial, emollient, moisturizing, and soothing properties.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.