Super Healthy Skin™ - Ultralight UVA/UVB SPF25
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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • Sun protection
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • betaine
  • bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine
  • diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate
  • ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate
  • ethylhexyl palmitate
  • ethylhexyl triazone
  • glycerin
  • octocrylene
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • stearyl glycyrrhetinate
  • +7 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
62 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
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WIMJ summary

This product offers broad spectrum sun protection, but it is weak. We recommend to use a broad spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30.

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.

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The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: stearyl glycyrrhetinate.

The biggest effect for evening out skin tone in this product comes from sun protection. Sun damage is the main factor causing age spots, darkening of post-acne marks and other discolorations. This is why sun protection is the best strategy for maintaining an even skin tone. We, however, do not recommend using this product as a sunscreen because the protection it offers is not strong enough).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
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"+ Super hydrating formula with hyaluronic acid, beet and liquorice extract+ Silky, lightweight, ultra-wearable texture+ Non-powdery, imperceptible finish+ Fragrance-freeThis is a non-comedogenic SPF, so the lightweight formula should not clog pores (which can be one of the main causes of spots and blemishes)."
WIMJ summary

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": betaine, glycerin.

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. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Octinoxate. When used in higher concentrations, works as a sunscreen protecting the skin from UVB rays. When used in lower concentration, helps to preserve the product formulation. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can be irritating
5.5% - 8.2%
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
3.8% - 5.7%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and create a nice product texture
2.9% - 4.3%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.2% - 3.3%
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
1.7% - 2.5%
Octisalate. A UV filter. It offers some protection against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB), but does not protect against the most aging sun rays (UVA). It loses its effectiveness quickly when exposed to sunlight. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen
1.9% - 2.8%
A weak sunscreen that protects against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB) and is somewhat effective against the UVA rays. It is quite stable and can help stabilize other, more vulnerable, sunscreen ingredients like Avobenzone. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen
1.7% - 2.6%
Uvinul A Plus. A new generation broad spectrum sunscreen that offers an effective protection especially in the UVA range. It is stable in formulations. Unfortunately, is not approved by the FDA (US) yet
1.3% - 2%
Helps to retain moisture by creating a protective barrier on the skin. Rich in fatty acids. Improves product texture and helps with the penetration of other ingredients.
0.85% - 1.25%
Used to preserve products, dissolve other ingredients and create a nice product texture
0.55% - 1.3%
Tinosorb S. One of the most effective broad spectrum sunscreen ingredients. Protects from both UVA and UVB rays. It is photostable. Unfortunately, not approved by FDA (US) yet.
0.85% - 1.25%
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
0.5% - 1.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.75%
A fatty acid derived from licorice. Works as an emollient and can help calm down inflammation
0.2% - 0.75%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
0.15% - 0.65%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.5%
Helps create a thicker or gel-like product texture. It is not a surfactant but can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
0.1% - 0.4%
Used to stabilize product formulation, help create an even product layer over skin (for example, in sunscreen) and create a thicker product consistency
0.1% - 0.35%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.05% - 0.3%
Helps preserve the product formulation
0.05% - 0.2%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.15%

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