Physicians Formula

Argan Wear Ultra-Nourishing Illuminating Argan Oil

Argan Wear Ultra-Nourishing Illuminating Argan Oil
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

0.0Humectancy10.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Physicians Formula Argan Wear Ultra-Nourishing Illuminating Argan Oil 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? Physicians Formula Argan Wear Ultra-Nourishing Illuminating Argan Oil 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
56.8
Argania Spinosa Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
26.9
TrihydroxystearinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
13.4
Calcium Sodium BorosilicateNaturally occurring,SyntheticFormula Helper
1.5
Tin OxideNaturally occurring,SyntheticAbrasive,Formula Helper
1.4
Iron OxidesNaturally occurring,SyntheticColorant

Ingredients explained

Score

56.800000000000004

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil from Moroccan argan tree kernels commonly used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. Its uniqueness comes from its compounds: vitamin E, phospholipids, phenolic compounds, and rare phytosterols with antioxidant and emollient effects.
Score

26.9

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

Description is coming soon
Score

13.4

Function

Bulking

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

A mineral that adds body to products without changing other sensorials. It also acts as a mattifying and blurring agent, especially in color cosmetics.
Score

1.5

Function

Abrasive, Bulking, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

A multi-functional mineral that increases the physical space a product takes up, increases the viscosity of liquid products, and, when used as an opacifying agent, makes a transparent or translucent product become opaque or solid in color.
Score

1.4

Function

Colorant

Origin

Naturally occurring,Synthetic

Mineral pigments used to provide color in skincare products. These naturally occurring pigments are available in yellow, red, brown, and black powders.

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