Clarins - Hydra-Essentiel Rich Cream

Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Rich Cream

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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • anhydroxylitol
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • coco-caprylate/caprate
  • dimethicone
  • dimethiconol
  • glucose
  • glycerin
  • sodium polyacrylate
  • squalane
  • theobroma grandiflorum seed butter
  • tocopherol
  • xylitylglucoside
  • +11 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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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: anhydroxylitol, glycerin.

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: butyrospermum parkii butter, caprylic/capric triglyceride.

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

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.3% - 5.3%
A good mix of fatty acids that forms a protective layer on the skin. Improves the shelf life of products. Derived from coconut and glycerin
4.2% - 5.1%
An oil naturally present in skin. Works as an emollient to soften the skin and form a protective layer on its surface without a greasy feeling.
3.1% - 3.8%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin without creating a greasy texture
2.3% - 2.8%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
1.9% - 2.4%
Helps oil and water mix together while creating a nice finish on the skin
1.6% - 1.9%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
1.4% - 1.7%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and might as well help to attract moisture to its upper layer
1.1% - 1.3%
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
0.95% - 1.2%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
0.75% - 1.1%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
0.6% - 0.9%
Helps oil and water mix togehter and creates a nice product texture
0.55% - 0.85%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.45% - 0.7%
Used to create a gel-like product texture, as well as to stabilize emulsions
0.45% - 0.65%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and repair the skin barrier function
0.35% - 0.65%
Helps water and oil in the product mix well together and improves product texture
0.4% - 0.6%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and repair the skin barrir function
0.3% - 0.5%
Maintains the texture of skincare products. Allows the product to spread evenly. Helps oil and water mix together
0.3% - 0.55%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.5%
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
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and repair the skin barrier function
0.25% - 0.4%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to creat a nice product texture and support penetration of other ingredients
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.25% - 0.45%
Can have some anti-bacterial properties
0.25% - 0.4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Could be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.25% - 0.45%
Is claimed to improve skin's ability to produce its natural moisturizers, but solid research is lacking
0.25% - 0.45%
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
0.25% - 0.45%
Claimed to be helpful for restoring skin barrier function but solid research is lacking
0.2% - 0.4%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.2% - 0.4%
Used for its fragrance. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.4%
Might be able to support collagen production, but no solid research is available
0.2% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.25%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
0.1% - 0.25%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
0.15% - 0.25%
0.1% - 0.2%

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