Thanks. It’s a humectant meaning that it can help the skin to attract water and then hold onto it. A commonly used water-soluble surfactant and emulsifier. It’s a humectant meaning that it can help the skin to attract water and then hold onto it. It's not only soothing but it' also skin-softening and protecting and can promote wound healing. In the US, it is flat out prohibited as avobenzone becomes unstable when combined with mineral sunscreens. A commonly used water-soluble surfactant and emulsifier. This Truth in Aging article details the situation and also writes that all these studies examine BHT when taken orally. Octocrylene's safety profile is generally quite good, though a review study in Contact Dermatitis reports an "increasing number of patients with photo contact allergy to octocrylene." Once inside the skin, it hydrates, but not from the outside - putting pure water on the skin (hello long baths!) Panthenol might make your hair softer, more elastic and helps to comb your hair more easily. Buy Simple Kind To Skin Protecting Light Moisturiser SPF 15 125ml at Amazon UK. It's a very alkaline stuff that helps to set the pH of the cosmetic formula to be just right. It is the global gold standard of UVA protection and is the most used UVA sunscreen in the world. Simple Protecting Light Moisturizer with SPF 15 is a perfect blend of skin-loving ingredients and added vitamins, moisturizing with a light, non-greasy feel. Typically used at 1% or less in most formulations. A common multi-tasker fatty acid that works as an emollient, thickener and emulsion stabilizer. See All. A colorless to light yellowish oily liquid that works as a UVB (280-320nm) sunscreen filter with a peak absorbance at 306 nm. A real oldie but a goodie. Good old water, aka H2O. It’s often used together with ethylhexylglycerin as it nicely improves the preservative activity of phenoxyethanol. It has a good safety profile and is allowed to be used at a max concentration of 5% both in the US and in Europe (10% is allowed in Japan). It gives very good protection across the whole UVA range (310-400 nm that is both UVA1 and UVA2) with a peak protection at 360 nm. Use Simple daily facial moisturizer with sunscreen to help protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays. Waxy, white, solid stuff that helps water and oil to mix together and leaves the skin feeling soft and smooth. It’s a solid white stuff that’s very alkaline and used in small amounts to adjust the pH of the product and make it just right. Panthenol might make your hair softer, more elastic and helps to comb your hair more easily. See 198 member reviews and photos. Can be derived from coconut or palm kernel oil. It’s safe and gentle, and can be used up to 1% worldwide. Free delivery on eligible orders. It is also often used to improve the water resistance of the products. The typical use level of Xantha Gum is below 1%, it is usually in the 0.1-0.5% range. With a lightweight and fast absorbing formation, our Simple Kind to Skin Light Moisturizer keeps skin moisturized and hydrated for up to 12 hours. It's perfect for all skin, especially sensitive skin. It's noncomodogenic and oil free. Super common soothing ingredient. Simple Protecting Light Moisturizer with SPF 15 is a perfect blend of skin-loving ingredients and added vitamins, moisturizing with a light, non-greasy feel. An oil-soluble chemical sunscreen agent that protects skin in the UVB and somewhat in the UVA II range with a peak absorption of 304 nm. Wikipedia says that avobenzone loses 36% of its UV-absorption capacity after just one hour of sunlight (yep, this is one of the reasons why sunscreens have to be reapplied after a few hours). Thanks. As for the hair the hydration effect is also true there. It can be found in nature - in green tea - but the version used in cosmetics is synthetic. It does so by neutralizing the metal ions in the formula (that usually get into there from water) that would otherwise cause some not so nice changes. A so-called fatty (the good, non-drying kind of) alcohol that does all kinds of things in a skincare product: it makes your skin feel smooth and nice (emollient), helps to thicken up products and also helps water and oil to blend (emulsifier). It’s because it's made from 100% recycled plastic! The maximum concentration of avobenzone permitted is 5% in the EU and 3% in the US. It’s mainly a solvent for ingredients that do not like to dissolve in oils but rather in water. This one is the so-called esterified version. Once inside the skin, it hydrates, but not from the outside - putting pure water on the skin (hello long baths!) We do a Best of INCIDecoder email once a month with the most interesting products and ingredients we bump into. An oil-soluble chemical sunscreen agent that protects skin in the UVB and somewhat in the UVA II range with a peak absorption of 304 nm. It is also often used to improve the water resistance of the products. A colorless to light yellowish oily liquid that works as a UVB (280-320nm) sunscreen filter with a peak absorbance at 306 nm. It’s approved by Ecocert and also used in the food industry (E415). It's often paired with glyceryl stearate - the two together form a super effective emulsifier duo that's salt and acid tolerant and works over a wide pH range. It will feel light on your face while keeping skin pure and fresh. EWG scientists reviewed the Simple Protecting Light Moisturizer, SPF 15 product label collected on July 02, 2019 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. Super common soothing ingredient. It can be found naturally in the roots & leaves of the comfrey plant, but more often than not what's in the cosmetic products is produced synthetically. It's not a new ingredient, it has been used both as a food and cosmetics additive since the 1970s. Simple Protecting light moisturizer SPF 15: (395/- for 125ml) I was confused whether to choose the *hydrating* one or the *protecting* one. As for skincare, it makes the skin silky smooth, creates a subtle gloss and forms a protective barrier (aka occlusive). It also forms a protective barrier on the skin and fills in fine lines. Simple Kind to Skin Protecting Light Moisturizer with SPF 15 is a perfect oil free blend of skin-loving ingredients and added vitamins such as pro-vitamin B5 and vitamin E. Lightweight and fast-absorbing, the formulation protects skin from UVA and UVB rays without clogging pores. It's not a strong filter in itself, it's always used in combination with other sunscreen agents to further enhance the SPF and to solubilize other solid UV filters. We don't have description for this ingredient yet. It counts as non-irritating, and unlike some other chemical sunscreens, it shows no estrogenic effect. As for safety, avobenzone has a pretty good safety profile. It can be produced from most vegetable oils (in oils three fatty acid molecules are attached to glycerin instead of just one like here) in a pretty simple, "green" process that is similar to soap making. It's the acronym for Butylated Hydroxy Toluene. It is the global gold standard of UVA protection and is the most used UVA sunscreen in the world. It's a popular duo. It's one of the active parts of Chamomile that contains about 30% of bisabolol. Use Simple daily facial moisturizer with sunscreen to help protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays. It's a common synthetic antioxidant that's used as a preservative.There is some controversy around BHT. Read reviews, see the full ingredient list and find out if the notable ingredients are good or bad for your skin concern! A super common, waxy, white, solid stuff that helps water and oil to mix together, gives body to creams and leaves the skin feeling soft and smooth. A fatty (the good, non-drying kind of) alcohol that makes your skin feel smooth and nice (emollient), helps to thicken up products and also helps water and oil to blend (emulsifier).