How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. NYDG Skincare Chem-Free Active Defense SPF 30 has a moisturizing rating of 2.2 out of 10.
Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 0.9 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.6 out of 10.
What else is good about it? This product has an SPF 30, which is the right SPF to use when spending quite some time outdoors and in the sun. Look out for a “broad spectrum” indication to be also protected from photoaging (i.e., wrinkles and sunspots).
|Water||Naturally occurring||Formula Helper|
|Zinc Oxide||Naturally occurring, Synthetic||Sunscreen,Antimicrobial,Colorant,Formula Helper|
|Isononyl Isononanoate||Synthetic||Emollient,Formula Helper|
|Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride||Botanical, Synthetic||Moisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Dimethicone||Synthetic||Moisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper|
|Hexylene Glycol||Synthetic||Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Butyloctyl Salicylate||Synthetic||Emollient,Formula Helper|
|Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone||Botanical, Synthetic, Animal||Formula Helper|
|Argania Spinosa Kernel Extract||Botanical|
|Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer||Synthetic||Formula Helper|
|Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate||Synthetic, Animal||Emollient,Formula Helper|
|Tocopheryl Acetate||Botanical, Synthetic||Antioxidant|
Sunscreen, Antimicrobial, Colorant, Bulking, Light stabilizing
Naturally occurring, Synthetic
Emollient, Antistatic, Solvent
Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent
Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming, Solvent