CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
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CeraVe Moisturizing Cream

General Moisturizer

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Used in 1406 routines

Description

  • general moisturizer that contains ceramides, hyaluronic acid and vitamin e.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, oils, parabens or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances 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 Moisturizing Cream.

Benefits (4)

Reduces Redness
Good For Anti-Aging
Good For Scar Healing
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (3)

Vitamin E
Ceramides
Hyaluronic Acid

Concerns (3)

May Worsen Oily Skin
May Cause Acne
May Cause Irritation

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream 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

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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2
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin

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
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising

Cetearyl Alcohol isn't fungal acne safe and is a fatty alcohol. It can be bad for acne prone skin.

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4
Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is a fragrance.

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5
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking

Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol.

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6
Cleansing, Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Ceteareth-20.

7
Emollient

Petrolatum isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin.

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We don't have a description for Potassium Phosphate.

9
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide NP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Octadecanamide,Stearoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

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.

Ceramide NP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Octadecanamide,Stearoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

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10
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: 1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-(2-Hydroxy) Stearamide

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.

1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-(2-Hydroxy) Stearamide

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11
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide EOP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Stearoyloxyheptacosamide,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

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.

Ceramide EOP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Stearoyloxyheptacosamide,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

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12
Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming

We don't have a description for Carbomer.

13
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

Dimethicone is a type of silicone.

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Behentrimonium Methosulfate is a type of sulfate.

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

16
Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronic Acid, Hyaluronan, Hyaluronic Sodium, Hyaluronic Salt

Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning it has the ability to hold water and rehydrate skin. Because of this, it is great for soothing and adding moisture to dry skin.

It is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints; it is commonly derived from sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.

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17
Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning, Stabilising

We don't have a description for Cholesterol.

18
Preservative

Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.

Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol

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We don't have a description for Disodium EDTA.

We don't have a description for Dipotassium Phosphate.

21
Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin E

Tocopherol (also known as Vitamin E) is a common antioxidant that's found in cosmetic products to help protect the skin from free-radicals and strengthen the skin barrier. It's also fat soluble - this means our skin is great at absorbing it.

Vitamin E also provides some UV protection by reducing the damage caused by UVB rays.

There are often claims that Vitamin E can reduce/prevent scarring, but these claims haven't been confirmed by scientific research.

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22
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Phytosphingosine.

23
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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24
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Ethylhexylglycerin.

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