IngredientSpy Rating
60+ Reviews Details on

bareMinerals Smart Combination Lightweight Emulsion

16/50 Best Ingredients
25/50 Good Ingredients
9/50 Unfavorable Ingredients
10/50 Natural Ingredients

Analysis of Ingredients Using Research From

IngredientSpy Rating
60+ Reviews Details on
Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Moisturizers)
  • glycerin
    Glycerin. Effects include significant improvement in the hydration of the outer layer of skin, reduction of small wrinkles
  • squalane
    Squalane. Squalene and squalane are highly effective natural emollients and anti-oxidants. They can be produced from shark liver or from olives.
  • palmitoyl tetrapeptide 7
    Palmitoyl Peptide. Could reduce the appearance of fine lines
Healing Ingredients (Best For Moisturizers)
  • algae extract
    Algae. Plant extract, skin healing properties
  • allantoin
    Allantoin. Heals damaged skin
  • sodium hyaluronate
    Sodium Hyaluronate. Heals damaged skin
  • ceramide np
    Ceramide. Ceramides promote healthy skin. Used in the skin to create a waterproof barrier that is capable of protecting the underlying skin tissues
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Moisturizers)
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • isodecyl neopentanoate
    Isodecyl Neopentanoate. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • trehalose
    Sugar. Humectant
  • tricaprylin
    Tricaprylin. Emollient
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • batyl alcohol
    Batyl Alcohol. Emollient
  • phytosteryl/octyldodecyl lauroyl glutamate
    Phytosteryl/octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate. Emollient
Abrasive Ingredients
  • silica
    Silica. Abrasive agent
  • copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax (cera carnauba/cire de carnauba)
    Carnauba Wax. Thickening agent and exfoliator
Cleansing Ingredients
  • beheneth 20
    Beheneth 20. Surfactant
  • isostearic acid
    Isostearic Acid. Surfactant, cleansing agent.
  • lauryl betaine
    Lauryl Betaine. Skin-conditioning agent, surfactant
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
  • sodium metaphosphate
    Sodium Metaphosphate. Chelating agent, safe to use under 1% concentration. Skin irritation and allergies can be associated with higher concentration.
Conditioning Ingredients
  • urea
    Urea. Skin-conditioning agent
  • myristyl myristate
    Myristyl Myristate. Skin-conditioning agent
  • glucosamine hcl
    Glucosamine Hcl. Skin-conditioning agent
  • saccharomyces cerevisiae extract
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. Fungi. Moisturizing, skin-conditioning agent
  • hydrogenated polyisobutene
    Hydrogenated Polyisobutene. Skin-conditioning agent, waterproofing properties
  • stearamidopropyl dimethylamine
    Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine. Conditioning agent.
  • succinoglycan
    Succinoglycan. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
  • water (aqua/eau)
    Aqua. Water
  • behenyl alcohol
    Behenyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
  • sodium pca
    Sodium Pca. Emulsifying agent
  • ethylhexylglycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
  • ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/beheneth 25 methacrylate crosspolymer
    Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/beheneth 25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer. Stabilizer
  • sodium citrate
    Sodium Citrate. Salt
  • alcohol
    Alcohol. If in large quantities, alcohol can be irritating and/or damaging to skin.
  • carbomer
    Carbomer. Controls consistency
  • sodium metabisulfite
    Sodium Metabisulfite. Preservative, considered safe as used in cosmetics.
  • fragrance (parfum)
  • limonene
    Limonene. Fragrance
Unfavorable Ingredients

Original List of Ingredients:
Water (Aqua/Eau), Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Propanediol, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, PEG/PPG-14/7 Dimethyl Ether, Squalane, Trehalose, Tricaprylin, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Silica, Beheneth-20, Isostearic Acid, Urea, Myristyl Myristate, Glucosamine HCL, Batyl Alcohol, Algae Extract, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Sodium PCA, Allantoin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Lauryl Betaine, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Succinoglycan, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Sodium Citrate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba/Cire De Carnauba), Alcohol, Citric Acid, Carbomer, Sodium Metaphosphate, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hypericum Erectum Extract, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Ceramide NP, Fragrance (Parfum), Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol.
Merchant's description of this product:
Combination to Normal Skin Types Bring your skin back to beautiful balance with this lightweight oil-free lotion moisturizer. Powered by Intuitive Mineral Moisture Technology, Smart Combination Smoothing Lightweight Emulsion replenishes combination to normal skin with oil-free hydration to leave it feeling incredibly soft and ultra-smooth. This moisture-rich yet lightly-textured emulsion helps to increase moisture levels for healthy-looking balance. Plus, a blend of peptides, ceramides and amino acids to help smooth rough texture, lessening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The subtle notes of Bergamot and Eucalyptus add to the sensory experience to gently enliven and awaken your senses. Naturally derived fragrance Size: 50 ml/1.7 oz. read more