Sun Bum Mineral Sunscreen Face Tint SPF 30

Mineral Sunscreen Face Tint SPF 30
0.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
0.9 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.8 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
30SPF icon
SPF
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. Sun Bum Mineral Sunscreen Face Tint SPF 30 has a moisturizing rating of 0.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a low Humectancy of 0.9 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.8 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

Sun Bum Mineral Sunscreen Face Tint SPF 30 has an SPF of 30, which is the right SPF to use when spending quite some time outdoors and in the sun. Look out for a “broad spectrum” indication to be also protected from photoaging (i.e., wrinkles and sunspots).

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
45
22
11
6
4
3.2
1.8
1.5
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 0.9 10 0.9
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 1.5 20 0.8
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 0.8
All humectants
0.9
Plankton Extract
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Aluminum Hydroxide
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
1.5
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
0.3
Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil
0.3
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil
0.3
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
0.3
Synthetic Wax
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
0.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 1.5 20 0.8
All occlusives
1.5
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
0.3
Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil
0.3
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil
0.3
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
0.3
Synthetic Wax
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 0.9 10 0.9
All humectants
0.9
Plankton Extract
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Aluminum Hydroxide
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
None
All antioxidants 0 3 No
All antioxidants
0
None
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Cyclopentasiloxane
Est. %45
Function
Origin
A lightweight, fast-spreading emollient that leaves a very soft and silky after-feel on the skin. Supplied as a clear and colorless liquid, cyclopentasiloxane is often used as a solvent to dissolve other silicones in.
Isopropyl Myristate
Est. %22
Function
Origin
A fast-spreading, cost-effective, non-greasy emollient that is typically used for lubrication, spreadability, or to remove “tackiness” from a product. Isopropyl Myristate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Polyamide-5
Est. %11
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Stearalkonium Hectorite
Est. %6
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Dimethicone Crosspolymer
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A group of ingredients that are typically added to skincare products to adjust the formula. Dimethicone Crosspolymers stabilize a formula, regulate its thickness and consistency and give the product a velvety feel.
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)
Est. %3.2
Function
Origin
One of two the most commonly used mineral sunscreens. It can absorb UV light, including UVB – which causes burning, tanning, and even skin cancer. Also used as a colorant, titanium dioxide gives a product a bright white color.
Zinc Oxide
Est. %1.8
Function
Origin
A white mineral powder mainly used in skincare as a physical sunscreen. It protects against UVA light that leads to visible signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines. Zinc oxide can also be used as a colorant to enhance the whiteness of a product.
Polysilicone-11
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A synthetic rubber-like substance of the silicone family that has no color or distinct scent. These are large molecules that cannot penetrate the skin but instead create a thin silky film on the skin's surface.
Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A soothing, cooling, and emollient extract derived from cucumbers. Cucumber has been used in skincare for centuries and is used to treat skin problems such as eye swelling, sunburn, and itchy and irritated skin.
Glycerin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
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.
Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Mica
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mineral powder made up of silicates with several functions (the main one being as a colorant). It has a shimmery appearance, making it highly desirable in certain cosmetic products. Mica also helps the product to apply more smoothly.
Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient fatty oil expressed from the seeds of a yellow-flowered plant which often opens its flowers in the evening (hence the name). It is light and suitable for problematic, eczematous, and inflammation-prone skin.
Plankton Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from a mixture of various tiny marine animals, algae, seaweeds, and microscopic organisms jointly called plankton. One patent refers to it as a moisturizing humectant ingredient.
Propylene Carbonate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A derivative of propylene glycol that is used most frequently as a solvent. Additionally, propylene carbonate serves as a viscosity controlling agent reducing the thickness of the products it is added to.
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient and occlusive fatty oil pressed from flax seeds. It is the richest source of linolenic fatty acid (it contains up to 50% of it) among vegetable oils.
Aluminum Hydroxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A white mineral powder, also known as alumina, that is derived from aluminum metal. It is frequently used as an abrasive in exfoliating products and as a thickener. Aluminum oxide is also a great opacifier.
Silica Silylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic powder that thickens oils and features a velvety texture.
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil extracted from the little hard seeds inside of the red, fleshy rosehip. It contains mainly emollient fatty acids and a very high amount of antioxidant carotenoids, which give the oil its light orange color.
Synthetic Wax
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Hydrogen Dimethicone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A semi-solid, buttery fat extracted from the seeds of the Shea tree that is a wonderful occlusive and emollient ingredient mainly comprised of fatty acids. Shea butter contains a large amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
Iron Oxides
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Mineral pigments used to provide color in skincare products. These naturally occurring pigments are available in yellow, red, brown, and black powders.