Shiseido

Wrinkle Smoothing Day Cream SPF 23

Wrinkle Smoothing Day Cream SPF 23
5.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.4Occlusivity

23

SPF

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Shiseido Wrinkle Smoothing Day Cream SPF 23 has a moisturizing rating of 5.2 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 0.4 out of 10.

What else is good about it? This product has an SPF of 23, which means that it provides an adequate level of sun protection. However, if you spend a substantial amount of time outdoors, it is better to use a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF 30 or higher.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
55
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
7.4
OctinoxateSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
5
HomosalateSyntheticSunscreen,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
OctocryleneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
2.5
Dipropylene GlycolSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
2
AvobenzoneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
1.5
OxybenzoneSyntheticSunscreen,Formula Helper
1.3
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Behenyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
SD Alcohol 40-BBotanical,SyntheticAstringent,Formula Helper
0.3
SilicaNaturally occurringAbrasive,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

55

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

7.4

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

A chemical sunscreen also known as ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate. It protects against UVB, which causes the skin to burn and tan and can lead to certain types of skin cancers. For broad-spectrum protection claims, octinoxate should be paired with a UVA sunscreen.
Score

5

Function

Sunscreen, Fragrance, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic chemical UV filter that protects against harmful UVB radiation.
Score

3

Function

Sunscreen, Light stabilizing

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic compound that protects skin against harmful ultraviolet light.

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