How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. Paula's Choice CALM Redness Relief SPF 30 - Normal to Oily has a moisturizing rating of 2.7 out of 10.
Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 3.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.4 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|
|Ethylhexyl Palmitate||Botanical, Synthetic, Animal||Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Zinc Oxide||Naturally occurring, Synthetic||Sunscreen,Antimicrobial,Colorant,Formula Helper|
|Dimethicone||Synthetic||Moisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper|
|Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)||Naturally occurring||Sunscreen,Colorant,Formula Helper|
|C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate||Synthetic||Emollient,Antimicrobial,Formula Helper|
|Caprylyl Methicone||Synthetic||Moisturizing (occlusive),Emollient|
|Glyceryl Stearate||Botanical, Synthetic||Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|PEG-100 Stearate||Synthetic||Cleansing,Formula Helper|
|Polysorbate 80||Botanical, Synthetic||Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer||Synthetic||Formula Helper|
Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent
Botanical, Synthetic, Animal
Sunscreen, Antimicrobial, Colorant, Bulking, Light stabilizing
Naturally occurring, Synthetic
Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming, Solvent