Arbonne

Shea Butter Hand Cream

Shea Butter Hand Cream
6.6

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

3.9Humectancy9.3Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Arbonne Shea Butter Hand Cream has a moisturizing rating of 6.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 3.9 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 9.3 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Stearyl AlcoholSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Stearic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Barrier repair,Emollient,Cleansing,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Steareth-21Synthetic,AnimalCleansing,Formula Helper
2
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1.5
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
1
Steareth-2Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
0.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
0.3
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

65

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

The most used ingredient in skincare. Its concentration defines the product texture: rich creams may have about 50% of water while a light jelly about 90%. Water doesn’t moisturize the skin by itself and is used in skincare as a solvent for other ingredients.
Score

9

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A natural occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient, it is a blend of glycerin and two fatty acids, caprylic and capric acid. It creates an oil-based protective layer on the skin, thereby preventing water loss.
Score

6

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Foaming, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

A natural fatty alcohol that thickens, stabilizes, and keeps emulsions a bright white color. It has many uses, the main one being as an emulsifier. It also acts as an opacifying agent and emollient.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Barrier repair, Emollient, Cleansing, Fragrance, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

A saturated fatty acid found in vegetable butter and animal fats. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient and also helps to maintain the barrier function of the skin.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

The most popular moisturizing ingredient in the world. It is a powerful humectant – cheap yet very effective. Glycerin also has soothing and anti-irritant properties and is considered to be very safe for use.

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