Shiseido

Revitalizing Treatment Softener

Revitalizing Treatment Softener
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Shiseido Revitalizing Treatment Softener 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.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Dipropylene GlycolSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
DiglycerinBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant)
3
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
2.5
PEG/PPG-14/7 Dimethyl Ether Synthetic
2
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl TrimethiconeSyntheticFormula Helper
1.3
PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor OilBotanical,SyntheticCleansing,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Isostearyl AlcoholSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
0.3
Sodium PCABotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

60

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

Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

A clear, colorless liquid that has several uses. One of its main functions is as a solvent. Dipropylene glycol is also used to reduce the thickness of skincare products.
Score

6

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

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant)

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A powerful humectant that collects moisture, making skin feel hydrated and supple. Diglycerin is less sticky and a stronger humectant, but slower absorbing than standard glycerin.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Biotech,Synthetic

An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.

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