Stila

Aqua Glow Serum Foundation

Aqua Glow Serum Foundation
8.9

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

7.9Humectancy9.8Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Intensely moisturizing. Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation has a moisturizing rating of 8.9 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather occlusive. It has a high Humectancy of 7.9 out of 10 but an even higher Occlusivity of 9.8 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
55
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
6
Phenyl TrimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
4
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Ethylhexyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Polyglyceryl-6 PolyricinoleateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
Pentylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Preservative,Formula Helper
1.3
Octyldodecyl NeopentanoateSyntheticEmollient
1
Polysilicone-11SyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
LecithinBotanical,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Enteromorpha Compressa ExtractAlgaeSoothing

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 (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming

Origin

Synthetic

A silicone fluid that is used as an occlusive moisturizer. It applies smoothly to the skin and reduces the tack associated with organic oils.
Score

4

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

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A natural occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient, it is a blend of glycerin and two fatty acids, caprylic and capric acid. It creates an oil-based protective layer on the skin, thereby preventing water loss.

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