No7

Laboratories CICA-Rescue Skin Paste Mask

Laboratories CICA-Rescue Skin Paste Mask
6.3

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

8.4Humectancy4.2Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. No7 Laboratories CICA-Rescue Skin Paste Mask has a moisturizing rating of 6.3 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 8.4 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.2 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
C12-15 Alkyl BenzoateSyntheticEmollient,Antimicrobial,Formula Helper
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
PetrolatumPetroleumMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Formula Helper
3
Isononyl IsononanoateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2.5
Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone Botanical,Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
2
Hexyl LaurateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
Polyglyceryl-4 IsostearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
1.3
Magnesium SulfateSyntheticFormula Helper
1
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
0.3
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
0.3
PanthenolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Barrier repair,Formula 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

Emollient, Antimicrobial, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic emollient ester. It works to improve the appearance of the skin by filling in the microcracks on the surface, thereby making the skin appear softer and smoother. It imparts a lightweight, velvety feel.
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

Moisturizing (occlusive), Soothing, Emollient, Antistatic

Origin

Petroleum

Also known as Vaseline, this is the most powerful occlusive moisturizer and at least twice as effective as other occlusives. This is why we multiply the petrolatum score by 2 when calculating the Occlusivity of the product. Petrolatum is not comedogenic.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

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.

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