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Renewed Hope for Men

Renewed Hope for Men

5.6

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy1.2Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Philosophy Renewed Hope for Men has a moisturizing rating of 5.6 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 1.2 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • 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
5
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper
4
Glycolic AcidSyntheticAnti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Exfoliant,Soothing,Formula Helper
3
PolyacrylamideSyntheticFormula Helper
2.5
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
2
Sodium HydroxideSyntheticFormula Helper
1.5
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1.3
C13-14 IsoparaffinPetroleumEmollient,Formula Helper
1
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer SyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
C12-14 IsoparaffinPetroleumFormula 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

5

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Preservative, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A naturally or synthetically derived preservative that exhibits effective antifungal and antibacterial traits. It also acts as a booster for more traditional preservatives. Pentylene glycol can also serve as a moisturizing humectant and solvent.
Score

4

Function

Anti-wrinkle, Anti-acne, Exfoliant, Soothing, Ph adjuster

Origin

Synthetic

The second most used AHA (after lactic acid) with potent exfoliating and smoothing effects. It increases skin cell turnover, which is beneficial for acne and rosacea and decreases inflammation. When used in peels, GA may have an anti-wrinkle activity.
Score

3

Function

Antistatic, Binding, Film-forming

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic ingredient that can thicken products instantly while still keeping them light and often gel-like.

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