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Total Effects Face Moisturizer SPF 15 Fragrance-Free

Total Effects Face Moisturizer SPF 15 Fragrance-Free
5.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy1.1Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

15

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Olay Total Effects Face Moisturizer SPF 15 Fragrance-Free has a moisturizing rating of 5.5 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 1.1 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 Total Effects Face Moisturizer SPF 15 Fragrance-Free is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
5
NiacinamideBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Barrier repair,Anti-pigmentation,Anti-seborrheic
4.5
OctisalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
HomosalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
AvobenzoneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
2.6
OctocryleneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
1.5
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.3
Isopropyl IsostearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
1
PanthenolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Barrier repair,Formula Helper
0.3
Tocopheryl AcetateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant
0.3
Sodium Ascorbyl PhosphateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Soothing,Anti-pigmentation

Ingredients explained

Score

60

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

5

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Soothing, Barrier repair, Anti-pigmentation, Anti-seborrheic

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

Also known as vitamin B3, this ingredient is a true superstar with confirmed moisturizing, anti-acne, and antioxidant benefits. Several studies have testified to the anti-wrinkle benefits of niacinamide and its ability to reduce hyperpigmentation.
Score

4.5

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

4

Function

Sunscreen, Fragrance, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

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

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