SkinCeuticals

Emollience

Emollience
8.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy7.5Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Intensely moisturizing. SkinCeuticals Emollience has a moisturizing rating of 8.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 7.5 out of 10.

What else is good about it? SkinCeuticals Emollience 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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
4
Propylene GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
2
Rosa Canina Fruit OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1.5
Macadamia Ternifolia Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1.3
Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1
Stearic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Barrier repair,Emollient,Cleansing,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Palmitic AcidBotanical,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Barrier repair,Emollient,Cleansing,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
TriethanolamineSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

65

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

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

An emollient fatty oil expressed from sesame seeds. It is made up majorly of unsaturated fatty acids, linoleic acid (up to 45%), and oleic acid (up to 38%). Sesame oil is an occlusive moisturizer that is rich in antioxidant compounds.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A clear, thick, odorless liquid of synthetic origin. Its main function is to stabilize cosmetic products exposed to varying temperatures. It is also a moderately strong humectant with similar properties to glycerin.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.

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