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Product summary

Based on the ingredients included, "CeraVe - Moisturizing Cream" works well for moisturizing the skin. To work well, any moisturizer needs to include a combination of water-binding and emollient ingredients. CeraVe - Moisturizing Cream ticks this box. Glycerin and sodium hyaluronate in this product (humectants) attract water molecules to the upper layer of the skin (the water comes from the outside air or from the deeper layers of the skin if the air is dry). Emollients in this formulation (ceramide eop, ceramide np, phytosphingosine, cholesterol and caprylic/capric triglyceride) help to reduce the moisture loss from the skin. They also soften the skin surface and relieve the feeling of dryness and tightness.

Ingredient callouts

  • As a plus, this moisturizer also contains Ceramides (phytosphingosine 0.10% - 0.35%, ceramide eop 0.50% - 1.20%, ceramide ap 0.80% - 1.20% and ceramide np 1.10% - 1.60%). Ceramides are a type of lipids that our skin produces itself. They are a building block of the skin's barrier. Ceramides used in skincare are synthetic or extracted from plants. They work well for softening the skin surface and "patch holes" in the skin's barrier.
This product contains ingredients that could be beneficial, but their concentrations are too low in this formulation: vitamin e

Irritation risk

This product does not contain known common irritants and is suitable for sensitive skin. We assess the overall irritancy of this moisturizer to be low. For a detailed overview of all potential irritants: click here

You can see the detailed formula review with the breakdown of all actives in the product and the full ingredient list with estimated concentrations in the tables below.

What our users say

Based on 12 reviews 100% recommend this product
  • When it comes to comedogenicity, all of the reviewers (10) say that it does not clog pores.
Our users describe the finish of this product as dewy, They find the product's texture to be heavy - light and In terms of the smell, our users report that no smell.

Price

The product retails from 4.00£ up to 30.67£ in the United Kingdom, from 8.99CA$ up to 25.28CA$ in Canada, from 41.85A$ up to 45.00A$ in Australia, from 4.00$ up to 22.99$ in the United States and for 14.20€ in Germany.

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