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Pro Light Express Refill

Pro Light Express Refill
3.0

/ 10

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Moisturizing

5.9Humectancy0.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. St. Tropez Pro Light Express Refill has a moisturizing rating of 3.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Purely humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.9 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
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
75
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
6
DihydroxyacetoneBotanical,SyntheticTanning,Colorant,Formula Helper
4
PPG-5-Ceteth-20SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
3
Propylene GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
1
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
CaramelBotanicalFragrance,Colorant
0.3
Dimethyl IsosorbideBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
Sodium MetabisulfiteSyntheticAntioxidant,Preservative,Formula Helper
0.3
MelaninAnimal
0.3
Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl SilaneSyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Emollient,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

75

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

6

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

4

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying

Origin

Synthetic

A synthetic emulsifier that can also contribute to the smooth feel of a product.
Score

3

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

2

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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