Mario Badescu Protein Night Cream
- cruelty-free night moisturizer that contains peptides, retinoid and vitamin e.
- it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols or sulfates.
- it does contain common allergens, fragrances, oils, parabens and silicones.
- it is reef safe.
- it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.
Ingredient List (27)
Water • Petrolatum • Oryza Sativa Bran Oil • Glycerin • Ethylhexyl Palmitate • Cetyl Alcohol • C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters • Cera Alba • Dimethicone • Olus Oil • Stearic Acid • Propylene Glycol • Oligopeptide-5 • Retinyl Palmitate • Soluble Collagen • Zea Mays Oil • Sodium Borate • Triethanolamine • Diazolidinyl Urea • Sodium Benzoate • Propylparaben • Methylparaben • Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer • Parfum • Phenoxyethanol • Tocopherol • Hexyl CinnamalJump to Ingredients Explained
Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Mario Badescu's Protein Night Cream.
Notable Ingredients (3)
Mario Badescu Protein Night Cream Ingredients Explained
This product contains 27 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it
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!
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.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate functions as an emollient and texture enhancer within cosmetic products.
It's typically used to help improve the feel of products, and can also act as a fragrance fixative (meaning that it can help to stabilize the fragrances in a product) .
Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol.
We don't have a description for C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters.
Dimethicone is a type of silicone.
Stearic Acid isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin.
We don't have a description for Propylene Glycol.
Retinyl Palmitate is a form of retinoid and isn't fungal acne safe. It can be good for be good for oily skin. It can help to improve skin texture, reduce large pores, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, heal scars, and fight acne. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.
Soluble Collagen can help to reduce the effects of aging.
Zea Mays Oil is a fragrance and is an oil.
We don't have a description for Sodium Borate.
We don't have a description for Triethanolamine.
Diazolidinyl Urea is a preservative. It can worsen eczema.
We don't have a description for Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer.
Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.
Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol
A common antioxidant that protects against UVB rays and has soothing properties
Alternate names: 3,4-Dihydro-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-ol; .alpha.-tocopherol; Vitamin E