La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

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Type of product General Moisturizer
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Description

  • general moisturizer that contains ceramides, niacinamide 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 brightening skin.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

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 La Roche-Posay's Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer.

Benefits (5)

Good For Oily Skin Icon
Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Helps Fight Acne Icon
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (3)

Vitamin E Icon
Vitamin E
Niacinamide Icon
Niacinamide
Ceramides Icon
Ceramides

Concerns (2)

May Worsen Oily Skin Icon
May Worsen Oily Skin
May Cause Acne Icon
May Cause Acne

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer Ingredients Explained

This product contains 22 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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2
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
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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4
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrogenated Polyisobutene.

5
Smoothing
Also known as: Vitamin B3, Nicotinamide, 3-Pyridinecarboxamide
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Niacinamide has emerged as an all-star ingredient due to its many benefits.

It is known to treat acne by reducing inflammation fading dark-spots. It can strengthen the skin by promoting the growth of the ceramide barrier.

Other benefits include smoothing wrinkles and minimizing redness.

Niacinamide can also help build keratin, a protein that keeps skin firm.

When incorporating Niacinamide into your routine, look out for concentration amounts. Typically, 5% Niacinamide provides benefits such as fading dark spots. However, if you have sensitive skin, it is better to begin with a smaller concentration.

Niacinamide can be mixed with other ingredients to boost benefits. For instance, it has shown to be effective when used with copper, folic acid, and zinc to treat acne.

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6
Astringent

We don't have a description for Ammonium Alum.

We don't have a description for Sodium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate.

8
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Myristyl Myristate can be bad for acne prone skin.

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9
Cleansing, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking
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Stearic Acid isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin.

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10
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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We don't have a description for Potassium Cetyl Phosphate.

We don't have a description for Isobutane.

13

Glyceryl Stearate Se isn't fungal acne safe.

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We don't have a description for Sodium Hydroxide.

15
Cleansing, Emulsifying, Perfuming
Community rating: Very Disliked

Myristic Acid is a fragrance and isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for acne prone skin.

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16
Emollient, Emulsifying

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

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17

We don't have a description for Capryloyl Glycine.

18
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Caprylyl Glycol is a humectant, meaning it retains and preserves moisture. It is a common ingredient in many products, especially those designed to hydrate skin. The primary benefits are retaining moisture, skin softening, and promoting a healthy skin barrier.

Though Caprylyl Glycol is an alcohol derived from fatty acids, it is not the kind that can dry out skin.

This ingredient is also used as a preservative to extend the life of products.

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19
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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20
Perfuming, Solvent
Also known as: T Butyl Alcohol, 2-Methylpropan-2-Ol, Tert-Butyl Alcohol, Tert-Butanol

A type of fatty alcohol. Fatty Alcohols are most often used as an emollient or to thicken a product. They are usually derived from natural fats and oils and therefore do not have the same drying or irritating effect as traditional alcohols.

In the case of T Butyl Alcohol, it is most commonly used as a solvent.

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We don't have a description for Acrylonitrile/Methyl Methacrylate/Vinylidene Chloride Copolymer.

22
Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin E
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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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