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Luminous Whip Face Moisturizer SPF 25

Luminous Whip Face Moisturizer SPF 25
3.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

5.4Humectancy0.9Occlusivity

25

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Olay Luminous Whip Face Moisturizer SPF 25 has a moisturizing rating of 3.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.4 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.9 out of 10.

What else is good about it? This product has an SPF of 25, 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.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
8
HomosalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
5
OctocryleneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
4
OctisalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
AvobenzoneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
2.5
Tapioca StarchBotanicalFormula Helper
2
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
1.3
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1
PanthenolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Barrier repair,Formula Helper
0.3
Camellia Sinensis Leaf ExtractBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Emollient,Antimicrobial,Antifungal,Astringent,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Sodium Polyacrylate StarchBotanical,SyntheticFormula 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

8

Function

Sunscreen, Fragrance, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic chemical UV filter that protects against harmful UVB radiation.
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic compound that protects skin against harmful ultraviolet light.
Score

4

Function

Sunscreen, Fragrance, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A UVB sunscreen also known as ethylhexyl salicylate. It is normally paired with UVA sunscreens to provide broad-spectrum protection. Octisalate also protects other ingredients, like colorants and antioxidants, from deterioration due to exposure to UV light.
Score

3

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A popular sunscreen that protects against UVA rays, which cause premature aging and skin cancer. Avobenzone degrades after about 30 minutes of sun exposure and becomes ineffective. It is therefore often paired with UV-filter stabilizers such as octocrylene.

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