St. Moriz

Instant Self-Tanning Mousse

Instant Self-Tanning Mousse
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. St. Moriz Instant Self-Tanning Mousse 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
Propylene GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
EthoxydiglycolSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Polysorbate 20Botanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Cocamidopropyl BetaineBotanical,SyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper
1
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
Citric AcidBotanical,SyntheticExfoliant,Formula Helper
1
2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-DiolPreservative
1
CoumarinBotanical,SyntheticFragrance
0.3
CitronellolBotanical,SyntheticFragrance
0.3
Alpha-Isomethyl IononeSyntheticFragrance,Flavor

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

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

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Fragrance, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic

A type of alcohol with humectant moisturizing properties. It also acts as a solvent, since it mixes well with a variety of other compounds, including water and even some oils.
Score

3

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.

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