La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5

La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5

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Type of product General Moisturizer
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Description

  • general moisturizer that contains 23 ingredients.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, fragrances, oils, parabens or sulfates.
  • it does contain silicones.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by heyitschris on December 04, 2020

Directions

Use to nourish and soothe dry skin irritations
Apply twice daily to cleansed, dry skin
Can be applied to body, face, and lips
Avoid eye area

Product Info

Click on the items below to learn more and view relevant ingredients.
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 La Roche-Posay's Cicaplast Baume B5.

Benefits (1)

Helps Reduce Irritation Icon
Helps Reduce Irritation

Notable Ingredients (0)

Our analysis didn't find any major benefits with the ingredients in this product. However, this doesn't mean there aren't any! We suggest doing further research.

Concerns (0)

Our analysis didn't find any major concerns with the ingredients in this product. However, this doesn't mean that it is perfect! We suggest doing further research.

La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 Ingredients Explained

This product contains 23 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
Community rating: Loved

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
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrogenated Polyisobutene.

3
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting
Community rating: Disliked

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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4
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin
Community rating: Liked

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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5
Also known as: Shea Butter
Community rating: Mixed

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter is the fat obtained from the fruit of the Shea Tree, Butyrospernum parkii, Sapotaceae.

Shea butter has a moisturizing effect and has been is rumored to be a favorite of Cleopatra.

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6
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Pro-Vitamin B5
Community rating: Loved

Panthenol (also referred to as pro-vitamin B5) is a common ingredient that helps hydrate and soothe the skin.

Panthenol is a humectant, meaning that it helps the skin attract and retain moisture. It's also known to have anti-inflammatory abilities. This means that it's great for sensitive, irritation-prone skin.

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7
Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Bg
Community rating: Mixed

Butylene Glycol (or BG) is used within cosmetic products for a few different reasons:

  • It is a solvent, meaning that it helps to dissolve other ingredients. This also enhances the absorption of the product into one's skin.
  • It is a humectant, which means that it helps attract moisture into the skin.
  • It helps improve product application.

Overall, Butylene Glycol is a safe and well-rounded ingredient. It is unlikely to irritate skin, and works well with pretty much all other ingredients.

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We don't have a description for Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate.

9
Also known as: Propandiol, 1,3-Dihydroxypropane, Trimethylene Glycol, Methylpropanediol. Propane-1,3-Diol, 1,3-Dihydroxypropane, 2-Deoxyglycerol
Community rating: Mixed

Propanediol helps absorb ingredients into your skin, boosting their benefits. It can act as an emollient, making your skin softer. Propanediol can help products last longer by boosting the properties of preservatives within the formulation.

Propanediol is not likely to cause sensitivity and considered safe to use.

It is derived from corn or petroleum with a clear color and no scent.

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10
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Cetyl PCA.

11
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Tristearin.

12
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Zinc Gluconate.

13
Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Loved

Madecassoside is an antioxidant.

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14
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Manganese Gluconate.

Magnesium Sulfate is a type of sulfate.

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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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17
Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

We don't have a description for Copper Gluconate.

18
Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising, Skin Conditioning

Acetylated Glycol Stearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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We don't have a description for Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate.

20
Masking, Preservative
Community rating: Disliked

Sodium Benzoate is a preservative.

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21
Preservative
Also known as: 2-Phenoxyethanol
Community rating: Disliked

Phenoxyethanol has germicide, antimicrobial, and aromatic properties. In studies, Phenoxyethanol has been found to prevent germ and microbial growth. By itself, it has a scent similar to roses.

Phenoxyethanol is commonly used with Caprylyl Glycol to preserve the shelf life of products.

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22
Antimicrobial, Preservative

Chlorhexidine Digluconate is a preservative.

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23
Cosmetic Colorant

We don't have a description for Ci 77891.

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