Kiehl's Ultra Facial Oil-Free Lotion

Ultra Facial Oil-Free Lotion
5.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.5 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Kiehl's Ultra Facial Oil-Free Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 5.2 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 0.5 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 13.3 10 10.0
9
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 1.0 20 0.5
1.0
Moisturizing rating 5.2
All humectants
13.3
Glycerin
9
Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract
1
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Panthenol
0.3
Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract
0.3
Fructose
0.3
Glucose
0.3
Biosaccharide Gum-1
0.3
Urea
0.3
Sucrose
0.3
Glutamic Acid
0.3
Aspartic Acid
0.3
Alanine
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
1.0
Polyperfluoromethylisopropyl Ether
1.0
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
1
All occlusives 1.0 20 0.5
All occlusives
1.0
Polyperfluoromethylisopropyl Ether
1.0
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 13.3 10 10
All humectants
13.3
Glycerin
9
Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract
1
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Panthenol
0.3
Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract
0.3
Fructose
0.3
Glucose
0.3
Biosaccharide Gum-1
0.3
Urea
0.3
Sucrose
0.3
Glutamic Acid
0.3
Aspartic Acid
0.3
Alanine
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1
0.3
All antioxidants 1.3 3 No
All antioxidants
1.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
1
BHT
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.
Isononyl Isononanoate
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An ester of a branched fatty acid with a branched fatty alcohol. It is an easily spreadable emollient that has a silky, dry, non-greasy feel on the skin.
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.
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.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An antioxidant derivative of tocopherol (vitamin E). It helps to protect cells from free radicals and UV damage through the conversion to active vitamin E in the skin. It is more stable than tocopherol.