La Roche-Posay

Lipikar Daily Repair Moisturizing Lotion

Lipikar Daily Repair Moisturizing Lotion
8.6

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

8.8Humectancy8.3Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Intensely moisturizing. La Roche-Posay Lipikar Daily Repair Moisturizing Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 8.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a very high Humectancy of 8.8 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 8.3 out of 10.

What else is good about it? La Roche-Posay Lipikar Daily Repair Moisturizing Lotion 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
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Sorbitan StearateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance,Formula Helper
3
Mineral OilPetroleumMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
2
Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.5
Aluminum Starch OctenylsuccinateBotanical,Naturally occurring,SyntheticFormula Helper
1.3
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1
BeeswaxAnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Antimicrobial,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Sorbitan TristearateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
0.3
CarbomerSyntheticFormula 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

9

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical

A semi-solid, buttery fat extracted from the seeds of the Shea tree that is a wonderful occlusive and emollient ingredient mainly comprised of fatty acids. Shea butter contains a large amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
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

Fragrance, Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

A vegetable-derived ingredient most commonly used as an emulsifier to stabilize water and oil mixtures.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Petroleum

Also known as liquid paraffin, it is an amazing moisturizer (the second most occlusive one after Petrolatum). It is also an excellent emollient that fills the micro-cracks on the surface of the skin, making it appear smoother. Mineral oil is considered safe.

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