Cetaphil - Moisturising Body Cream Tub

Cetaphil Moisturising Body Cream Tub

WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • petrolatum
  • cetyl alcohol
  • dimethicone
  • dimethiconol
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis oil
  • tocopherol
  • +5 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
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This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin, propylene glycol.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: dimethicone, dimethiconol.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: petrolatum

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
3.8% - 5.8%
One of the most effective and the most studied occlusive ingredients that creates a protective layer on top of the skin preventing moisture loss
3.7% - 5.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin while creating a non-greasy feel on the skin. Helps to dissolve other ingredients
2.7% - 4.1%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
2.1% - 3.1%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
1.7% - 2.5%
An emollient that softens the skin
1.4% - 2.1%
A non-drying alcohol that works to soften the skin and stabilize product formulations helping oil and water mix together
1.3% - 1.9%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.95% - 1.45%
Maintains the texture of skincare products. Allows the product to spread evenly. Helps oil and water mix together
0.85% - 1.25%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.5% - 1%
A silicone that makes products more spreadable and keeps skin smooth. Helps to add gloss to skin and may visually fill in fine lines/wrinkles for short time
0.45% - 1.1%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.35% - 0.8%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.15% - 0.7%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.65%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
0.15% - 0.6%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
0.15% - 0.6%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.1% - 0.4%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.1% - 0.3%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.05% - 0.25%
Helps create a gel-like product texture. Can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
0.05% - 0.15%

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