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Multi-Biotic Balancing Moisturizer

Multi-Biotic Balancing Moisturizer
5.8

/ 10

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Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy1.6Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. The INKEY List Multi-Biotic Balancing Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 5.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.6 out of 10.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
InulinBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant)
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Isoamyl LaurateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance
3
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
2
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1.9
Cetearyl OlivateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
Sorbitan OlivateBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
1.3
Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
1
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
0.3
Yogurt PowderBiotech,AnimalFlavor
0.3
Sodium Caproyl ProlinateMoisturizing (humectant),Cleansing

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)

Origin

Botanical

A naturally occurring polysaccharide that works as a humectant moisturizing ingredient.
Score

6

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

4

Function

Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A naturally-derived or synthetically produced ester (simple oil) and is often used as a silicone alternative. It is has a light feeling and improves the spreadability of products while making skin feel soft and non-sticky.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Biotech,Synthetic

An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.

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