Active ingredients Properties
Occlusive Humectant Emollient
Arachidyl alcohol     X
Behenyl alcohol     X
Betaine   X  
Butylene glycol   X  
Caprylic/Capric triglyceride X    
Ceramide 3      
Cetearyl alcohol     X
Cyclomethicone X   X
Cyclopentasiloxane     X
Dimethicone X   X
Ethylhexyl palmitate     X
Glycerin   X  
Glyceryl stearate X   X
Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil     X
Hydrogenated castor oil     X
Hydrogenated polydecene     X
Isohexadecane     X
Isopropyl palmitate     X
Lactic acid   X  
Mannitol   X  
Mineral oil (Paraffinum liquidum) X    
Myreth-3 myristate     X
Octyldodecanol     X
Olea europaea     X
Oleic/Linoleic triglyceride     X
Palm glycerides     X
Panthenol   X  
Saccharide isomerate   X  
Sodium lactate   X  
Sodium PCA   X  
Sorbital   X  
Squalane X    
Stearic acid X    
Sucrose   X  
Urea   X  
Table 2: Moisturizing properties of active ingredients in moisturizers for atopic skin.
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