CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion

CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion

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Type of product General Moisturizer
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Description

  • general moisturizer that contains ceramides and hyaluronic acid.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, oils or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances, parabens and silicones.
  • it is likely to be good for anti aging.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

Directions

Apply liberally as often as needed

Ingredient List (24)

Product Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with CeraVe's Daily Moisturizing Lotion.

Benefits (2)

Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging

Notable Ingredients (2)

Ceramides Icon
Ceramides
Hyaluronic Acid Icon
Hyaluronic Acid

Concerns (1)

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May Cause Acne

CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion Ingredients Explained

This product contains 24 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

1
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water
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Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin
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An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.

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3
Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
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Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emollient, solvent, and texture enhancer. It is considered a skin-softener by helping the skin prevent moisture loss.

Within a product, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can thicken the product and make spreadability easier by dissolving clumping compounds. An added benefit of Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is its antioxidant properties.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is made by combining glycerin with coconut oil, forming a clear liquid. Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride has not been found to be toxic for human use in concentrations under 50%.

While there is an assumption Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can clog pores due to it being derived from coconut oil, there is no research supporting this.

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Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising
Also known as: (C16-C18) Alkyl Alcohol, C1618, C16-18 Alcohols, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Cetyl/Stearyl Alcohol,
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Cetearyl alcohol is a mixture of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol. Its main purpose is to prevent oil and liquids from separating in products. Cetearyl alcohol can also help thicken a product or create foam.

Cetearyl alcohol has been found to have emollient properties, meaning it helps hydrate the skin by trapping moisture.

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5
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking
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Cetyl Alcohol is an a fatty alcohol and not related to SD alcohol, denatured alcohol, or ethyl alcohol.

Its main roles are:
* Emollient: helping hydrate skin by trapping moisture
* Emulsifer: preventing ingredients from separating
* Thickening: making the product texture thicker

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We don't have a description for Potassium Phosphate.

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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide NP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Octadecanamide,Stearoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine
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Ceramide NP is one type of ceramide.

Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.

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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: 1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-(2-Hydroxy) Stearamide
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Ceramide AP is a type of Ceramide.

Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.

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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide EOP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Stearoyloxyheptacosamide,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine
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Ceramide EOP is a type of Ceramide.

Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.

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10
Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming

We don't have a description for Carbomer.

11
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting
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Dimethicone is a silicone used for making products smooth and silky. It also has the added benefit of sealing in hydration. The amount of dimethicone found in beauty products is considered safe and non-comedogenic, meaning it won't clog pores.

Dimethicone has been found increase absorption in skin, boosting the benefits of other ingredients. While there is concern for the safety of dimethicone, the levels used in skincare are safe for use.

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12
Cleansing, Emulsifying
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We don't have a description for Ceteareth-20.

Behentrimonium Methosulfate is a type of sulfate.

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14
Preservative
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Methylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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We don't have a description for Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate.

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Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning, Stabilising
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We don't have a description for Cholesterol.

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Disodium EDTA plays a role in making products more stable by aiding other preservatives. It is a chelating agent, meaning it neutralizes metal ions that may be found in a product.

Disodium EDTA is a salt of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and are found to be safe in cosmetic ingredients.

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We don't have a description for Dipotassium Phosphate.

19
Preservative
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Propylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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20
Humectant, Skin Conditioning
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Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid is a type of hyaluronic acid.

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21
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Phytosphingosine.

22
Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming, Skin Conditioning

Xanthan gum is used as a stabilizer and thickener within cosmetic products. It helps give products a sticky, thick feeling - preventing them from being too runny.

On the technical side of things, xanthan gum is a polysaccharide - a combination consisting of multiple sugar molecules bonded together.

Xanthan gum is a pretty common and great ingredient. It is a natural, non-toxic, non-irritating ingredient that is also commonly used in food products.

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23
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 20 isn't fungal acne safe.

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Also known as: Polyglyceryl-3-Disostearate
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1,2,3-Propanetriol, homopolymer, isodecanoates (1:2) (3 mol glycerol average molar ratio)

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