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Complete Cream Moisturizer Sensitive SPF 15

Complete Cream Moisturizer Sensitive SPF 15
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.1Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

15

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Olay Complete Cream Moisturizer Sensitive SPF 15 has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.1 out of 10.

What else is good about it? This product has an SPF of 15, 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.

What else is good about it? Olay Complete Cream Moisturizer Sensitive SPF 15 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
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
OctinoxateSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
4
Isopropyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Zinc OxideNaturally occurring,SyntheticSunscreen,Antimicrobial,Colorant,Formula Helper
2.5
IsohexadecanePetroleumEmollient,Formula Helper
2
Tocopheryl AcetateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant
1.5
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf ExtractBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
1.3
Steareth-21Synthetic,AnimalCleansing,Formula Helper
1
Stearyl AlcoholSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Behenyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,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

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

6

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

4

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Binding

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An emollient ester of palmitic acid and isopropanol that gives the skin a smooth, soft, dry, non-oily after-feel. Isopropyl palmitate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Score

3

Function

Sunscreen, Antimicrobial, Colorant, Bulking, Light stabilizing

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

A white mineral powder mainly used in skincare as a physical sunscreen. It protects against UVA light that leads to visible signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. Zinc oxide can also be used as a colorant to enhance the whiteness of a product.

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