La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Soothing Repair Moisturizer

Toleriane Ultra Soothing Repair Moisturizer
5.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
4.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
6.5 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Soothing Repair Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 5.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 4.0 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.5 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
70
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 4 10 4.0
2.5
1.5
Occlusivity All occlusives 13.0 20 6.5
6.0
4.0
3.0
Moisturizing rating 5.2
All humectants
4.0
Glycerin
2.5
Pentylene Glycol
1.5
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
13.0
Squalane
6.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
4.0
Dimethicone
3.0
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
4
3
All occlusives 13.0 20 6.5
All occlusives
13.0
Squalane
6.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
4.0
Dimethicone
3.0
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
2.5
1.5
All humectants 4 10 4
All humectants
4.0
Glycerin
2.5
Pentylene Glycol
1.5
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
None
All antioxidants 0 3 No
All antioxidants
0
None
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %70
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.
Isocetyl Stearate
Est. %9
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Squalane
Est. %6
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient compound that forms part of the skin’s sebum. The main source of squalane had always been shark liver. Now, however, it is manufactured synthetically or derived from plant oils, such as olive and peanut oil.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %4
Function
Origin
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.
Dimethicone
Est. %3
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.
Glycerin
Est. %2.5
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.
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
An absorbent that takes in oils from the skin to reduce the oily sheen. It can also absorb oils from the skincare product itself, resulting in a softer, less greasy product, normally with better spreadability and less tack.
Pentylene Glycol
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A naturally or synthetically derived preservative that exhibits effective antifungal and antibacterial traits. It also acts as a booster for more traditional preservatives. Pentylene glycol can also serve as a moisturizing humectant and solvent.
PEG-100 Stearate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
This surfactant is more specifically classified as an emulsifier that produces oil-in-water emulsions. PEG-100 stearate can also be used as a cleansing agent.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy solid fatty alcohol derived from palm oil. It is most commonly used as a co-emulsifier and affects the final aesthetic of the product, leaving a soft and silky feeling on the skin. Cetyl alcohol is also used as a viscosity controlling agent.
Sodium Hydroxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ingredient that is able to bring the pH of a product up, thereby making it less harsh on the skin.
Acetyl Dipeptide-1 Cetyl Ester
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A dipeptide-based ingredient claimed to stimulate elastin production and reduce the appearacne of wrinkles and sagging skin.
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient that is used to thicken water and alcohol. It results in a more lightweight formula and is commonly found in gel products.
Dimethiconol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic dimethicone with rich, non-tacky emolliency. It features the typical sensorial profile of silicones, with high spreadability and a luxurious, oil-free after-feel. Dimethiconol can also serve as an antifoaming agent.