Rodan + Fields

ESSENTIALS Foaming Sunless Tan

ESSENTIALS Foaming Sunless Tan
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Rodan + Fields ESSENTIALS Foaming Sunless Tan has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Purely humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and zero Occlusivity (we didn't find any occlusives on the ingredient list).
Tip: Studies suggest that humectants alone do not moisturize the skin. We recommend applying a product with some occlusive ingredients after the use of this one.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
DihydroxyacetoneBotanical,SyntheticTanning,Colorant,Formula Helper
6
Polysorbate 20Botanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
4
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
1
Caprylyl GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Emollient,Preservative
1
EthylhexylglycerinSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative
1
Hexylene GlycolSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
1
Decyl GlucosideBotanical,SyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper
0.3
Sodium LactateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Exfoliant,Formula Helper
0.3
EthoxydiglycolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

70

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

Tanning, Colorant, Reducing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A self-tanning agent that works by reacting with the dead skin cells on the surface of the skin to produce the desired tan pigmentation. This pigment can last for several days and up to several weeks.
Score

6

Function

Fragrance, Emulsifying, Solubilizing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A viscous, amber-colored liquid that functions as a solubilizer to disperse small amounts of oil into a large water phase. Polysorbate 20 is frequently used to solubilize fragrance oils into water-based emulsions.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Petroleum,Synthetic

A clear, colorless liquid humectant that draws moisture to the skin. The humectancy of butylene glycol, owed to its two hydroxyl groups, is quite considerable, although not as powerful as glycerin, which contains three hydroxyl groups.
Score

3

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.

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