Paula's Choice

Moisture Renewal Oil Booster

Moisture Renewal Oil Booster
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

0.0Humectancy10.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Paula's Choice Moisture Renewal Oil Booster has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? It is purely occlusive. It has zero Humectancy (we didn't find any humectant ingredients on the ingredient list) and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Paula's Choice Moisture Renewal Oil Booster 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
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
50
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
22
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance
11
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
6
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
3
Argania Spinosa Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
2
Borago Officinalis Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
1.5
Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient
1
Echium Plantagineum Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Ceramide NSSyntheticBarrier repair
0.3
CholesterolBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalBarrier repair,Emollient,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

50

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical

A liquid plant wax, also known as Jojoba oil, pressed from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis. These seeds can contain up to 50% of liquid wax. It is used as an occlusive moisturizer, emollient, and emulsifier.
Score

22

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil pressed from safflower seeds that is used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. It contains unusually high amounts of linoleic acid (up to 70%), as well as antioxidant compounds such as vitamin E, phytosterols, and phenolics.
Score

11

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil expressed from the seed kernels of apricot fruits. This oil is an emollient and occlusive moisturizer comprised of around 60% oleic acid, followed by linoleic and palmitic acid, carotenoids, vitamin E, and other antioxidant compounds.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient

Origin

Botanical

Derived from cranberry seeds, this rich-in-antioxidants oil contains a combination of emollient and occlusive moisturizing omega-3,-6, and -9 fatty acids.

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