Nivea - SUN Sun Protect Caring Lip Balm SPF30

Nivea SUN Sun Protect Caring Lip Balm SPF30

SPF 30
WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Sun protection
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • ceramide np
  • beeswax
  • bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2
  • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
  • butylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • cera microcristallina
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • cetyl palmitate
  • diethylhexyl butamido triazone
  • ethylhexyl triazone
  • myristyl myristate
  • polyglyceryl-2 dipolyhydroxystearate
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • titanium dioxide
  • +13 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
60 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

WIMJ summary

This product can be considered "reef safe" because it does not contain the UV filters (oxybenzone and octinoxate) that can be harmful to coral reefs when present in the water in high concentrations.

Non-organic (mineral) filters
Ingredient UVB UVA I UVA II Stability
titanium dioxide
Offers UVB protection
Does not offer UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable
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"SUN Sun Protect Caring Lip Balm SPF30"
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WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

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

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss from its surface and create a thicker product consistency
TBC
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product texture
TBC
An emollient that helps soften the skin and is used to improve product texture and stability
TBC
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
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A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
TBC
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
TBC
Uvinul T. A UV filter. Effective against UVB rays. It is photostable. Can increase water resistance properties of the sunscreen. Unfortunately, not approved by the FDA (US) yet
TBC
An emollient. Is not recommended for acne-prone skin as it can be comedogenic
TBC
An emollient that helps to soften the skin and create a pleasant product texture and stabilize the formulation
TBC
Used to stabilize product formulations and thicken product consistency
TBC
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
TBC
Avobenzone. An organic, or so-called "chemical" UV filter. Protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Needs to be combined with other filters in a formulation to be stable.
TBC
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and reduce water loss from its surface
TBC
TBC
Uvasorb HEB. A UV filter. Is effective against UVB and UVA II rays (but not UVA I). It is photostable. Unfortunately, is not approved by FDA (US) yet
TBC
A type of lipid similar to ceramides naturally present in skin. Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and supports the skin barrier function to keep it hydrated. Can help to prevent inflammation in skin
TBC
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
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
TBC
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
TBC
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.
TBC
TBC
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
TBC
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
TBC
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin
TBC
A fragrance. Can be irritating
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A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
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A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
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Fragrance with sweet balsamic smell. Help to preserve products and dissolve other ingredients. Could trigger allergic reactions and be irritating
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A fragrance with a lemon scent. A likely irritant
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An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
TBC
A colorant
TBC
A yellow dye
TBC

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