Vaseline Intensive Care Aloe Soothe Spray Moisturizer

Intensive Care Aloe Soothe Spray Moisturizer
2.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
4.3 Humectancy icon Humectancy
1.4 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. Vaseline Intensive Care Aloe Soothe Spray Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 2.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a moderate Humectancy of 4.3 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 1.4 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
80
6
4
3
2
1.5
1
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0.3
0.3
0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 4.3 10 4.3
4
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 2.9 20 1.4
2.0
0.3
0.3 x 2
Moisturizing rating 2.8
All humectants
4.3
Glycerin
4
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
2.9
Dimethicone
2.0
Stearic Acid
0.3
Petrolatum
0.3 x 2
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
2.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
2
0.3
0.3 x 2
All occlusives 2.9 20 1.4
All occlusives
2.9
Dimethicone
2.0
Stearic Acid
0.3
Petrolatum
0.3 x 2
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
0.3
All humectants 4.3 10 4.3
All humectants
4.3
Glycerin
4
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
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

Water
Est. %80
Function
Origin
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.
Isopropyl Myristate
Est. %6
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.
Glycerin
Est. %4
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.
Sorbitan Isostearate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A mild yet powerful emulsifier primarily utilized to produce water-in-oil emulsions. It helps to create a particularly rich and substantial emulsion.
Dimethicone
Est. %2
Function
Origin
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.
Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A vegetable-based ingredient that stabilizes mixtures of oil and water.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %1
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Tapioca Starch
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Tapioca starch is used to absorb excess oil and provide slip for dry powder formulations.
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
Methylparaben
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that keeps a product unspoiled. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding parabens, although the concentrations found in cosmetic formulations are generally considered to be safe.
Propylparaben
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that keeps a product unspoiled. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding parabens, although the concentrations found in cosmetic formulations are generally considered to be safe.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Extracted from dried aloe vera leaves, it has the same effects as fresh aloe vera juice – it is humectant moisturizing, refreshing, and soothing. This powder can also serve as a gelling agent when mixed with water.
Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A polymeric ingredient that creates lightweight and refreshing gel textures. It also works as a viscosity controlling agent.
Carbomer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient with the ability to gel water. When used in emulsions, such as lotions and creams, carbomer can also act as an emulsion stabilizer.
Stearic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A saturated fatty acid found in vegetable butter and animal fats. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient and also helps to maintain the barrier function of the skin.
Petrolatum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as Vaseline, this is the most powerful occlusive moisturizer and at least twice as effective as other occlusives. This is why we multiply the petrolatum score by 2 when calculating the Occlusivity of the product. Petrolatum is not comedogenic.
Xanthan Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural multi-functional ingredient that originates from fermented sugars. Xanthan gum acts as a viscosity-building agent to thicken skincare products. It is also an excellent stabilizer and works well to hold other ingredients together.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.