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Tocopheryl Acetate

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Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Replenishing Moisturizer

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Replenishing Moisturizer: ($19.95 for 2 oz) Positives: This is quite emollient due to its blend of silicones and  evening primrose oil content, as well as various synthetic thickeners. It has high amounts of several epidermal barrier components and related ingredients such as: glycerin, sodium hyaluronate, sodium PCA, panthenol, and rose fruit oil. It contains moderate amounts of the … Continue reading

Paula’s Choice Moisture Boost Hydrating Toner

Paula’s Choice Moisture Boost Hydrating Toner: ($15.95 for 6 oz)  Positives: This contains efficacious amounts of water-binding agents and fatty acids like glycerin, sodium PCA, phospholipids, lecithin, and linoleic acid. It also has potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatories including high amounts of green tea, willow herb, and grape seed extract, and moderate amounts of vitamins C and E. Neutrals: Although this … Continue reading

Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief

Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief: ($34/$46.50 for 1.7 oz/2.5 oz) Positives: This contains high amounts of the humectant glycerin, which will serve to attract water to the epidermis. This also contains high amounts of the antioxidants birch extract, silymarin-rich lady’s thistle, and polyphenol-rich green tea. There are moderate amounts of several water-binding agents such as urea, sorbitol, lecithin, sodium hyaluronate, aloe vera, … Continue reading

Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray Thirsty Skin Relief

Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray Thirsty Skin Relief: ($20 for 4.2 oz) Positives: This contains high amounts of the humectant and water-binding agent glycerin. There are also moderate to high amounts of the anti-inflammatories, Asiatic pennywort and aloe vera. There are moderate amounts of two forms of yeast. Whether or not their inclusion is beneficial in skin care, is unknown. Yeasts … Continue reading

Philosophy Hope in a Jar

Philosophy Hope in a Jar: ($38/$60/$105 for 2.0 oz/4.0 oz/8.0 oz) Positives: There are high amounts of the humectant glycerin, which will serve to attract water to the skin. Its primary occlusive agents are behenic acid and its reduced derivative behenyl alcohol, which interestingly at 10%, is a prescription product used to treat cold-sores. The amount present is nowhere near … Continue reading

Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15

Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15: ($11.19 for 4.0 oz) Positives: As a sunscreen, this product is an excellent chemical-based one! Not only does it contain 3% avobenzone, but it also contains (drum roll please) 10% octocrylene, which will ensure the stability and enhanced performance of avobenzone and its ability to provide UVA protection. Granted, you should still reapply … Continue reading

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