How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Physicians Formula Vitamin C Brightening Facial Oil Stick SPF 30 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? 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).
|Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate||Botanical, Synthetic||Moisturizing (occlusive),Emollient|
|Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate||Synthetic||Emollient,Formula Helper|
|Octyldodecanol||Botanical, Synthetic||Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Dibutyl Lauroyl Glutamide||Synthetic, Animal||Formula Helper|
|Dibutyl Ethylhexanoyl Glutamide|
|Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate||Botanical, Synthetic||Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation|
|Ascorbic Acid||Botanical, Synthetic||Antioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation,Fragrance,Formula Helper|
|Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil||Botanical||Fragrance|
Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient
Emollient, Viscosity controlling
Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent
Sunscreen, Light stabilizing
Sunscreen, Light stabilizing, Solvent