Vaseline

Intensive Care Essential Healing Non-Greasy Lotion

Intensive Care Essential Healing Non-Greasy Lotion
7.6

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

9.0Humectancy6.2Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Vaseline Intensive Care Essential Healing Non-Greasy Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 7.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.0 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.2 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Stearic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Barrier repair,Emollient,Cleansing,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Isopropyl MyristateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
Mineral OilPetroleumMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Glycol StearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.3
PEG-100 StearateSyntheticCleansing,Formula Helper
1
PetrolatumPetroleumMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Tapioca StarchBotanicalFormula Helper

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), 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

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Barrier repair, Emollient, Cleansing, Fragrance, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

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.
Score

4

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Binding

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Petroleum

Also known as liquid paraffin, it is an amazing moisturizer (the second most occlusive one after Petrolatum). It is also an excellent emollient that fills the micro-cracks on the surface of the skin, making it appear smoother. Mineral oil is considered safe.

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