L'Occitane

Immortelle Precious Light Cream SPF 20

Immortelle Precious Light Cream SPF 20
1.4

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

2.0Humectancy0.8Occlusivity

20

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. L'Occitane Immortelle Precious Light Cream SPF 20 has a moisturizing rating of 1.4 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a low Humectancy of 2.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.8 out of 10.

What else is good about it? This product has an SPF of 20, which means that it provides an adequate level of sun protection. However, if you spend a substantial amount of time outdoors, it is better to use a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF 30 or higher.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
7.5
OctinoxateSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
5
HomosalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
5
OctisalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
5
OctocryleneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
3
AvobenzoneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
2
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Coco-Caprylate/CaprateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
1.3
Corn Starch ModifiedBotanicalFormula Helper
1
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Potassium Cetyl PhosphateBotanical,SyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

60

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

7.5

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A chemical sunscreen also known as ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate. It protects against UVB, which causes the skin to burn and tan and can lead to certain types of skin cancers. For broad-spectrum protection claims, octinoxate should be paired with a UVA sunscreen.
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Fragrance, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic chemical UV filter that protects against harmful UVB radiation.
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Fragrance, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A UVB sunscreen also known as ethylhexyl salicylate. It is normally paired with UVA sunscreens to provide broad-spectrum protection. Octisalate also protects other ingredients, like colorants and antioxidants, from deterioration due to exposure to UV light.
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic compound that protects skin against harmful ultraviolet light.

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