belif Witch Hazel Herbal Extract Toner

Witch Hazel Herbal Extract Toner
3.5
/ 10
Moisturizing
6.6 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.4 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. belif Witch Hazel Herbal Extract Toner has a moisturizing rating of 3.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 6.6 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.4 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 belif Witch Hazel Herbal Extract Toner is rich in antioxidants. One of the many benefits of antioxidant ingredients is that they are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
75
8
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 6.6 10 6.6
4
2
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.9 20 0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 3.5
All humectants
6.6
Glycerin
4
Butylene Glycol
2
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Betaine
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.9
Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate
0.3
Hexyldecyl Ethylhexanoate
0.3
Dimethicone
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
3.5
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 0.9 20 0.4
All occlusives
0.9
Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate
0.3
Hexyldecyl Ethylhexanoate
0.3
Dimethicone
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
2
0.3
0.3
All humectants 6.6 10 6.6
All humectants
6.6
Glycerin
4
Butylene Glycol
2
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Betaine
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 3 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
3
Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract
1.5
Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract
0.3
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
0.3
Nepeta Cataria Extract
0.3
Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %75
Function
Origin
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.
Monarda Didyma Leaf Extract
Est. %8
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Glycerin
Est. %4
Function
Origin
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.
Alcohol Denat.
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Denatured alcohol is ethanol that contains additives that make it unsafe to consume. It is mainly used as a solvent and an antimicrobial agent. A major drawback to alcohol denat. is that it dries out the skin.
Butylene Glycol
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless liquid humectant that draws moisture to the skin. The humectancy of butylene glycol, owed to its two hydroxyl groups, is quite considerable, although not as powerful as glycerin, which contains three hydroxyl groups.
Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An extract derived from sage leaves with toning and anti-inflammatory properties. It has a mild sage aroma due to the presence of sage essential oil.
Corchorus Olitorius Leaf Extract
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
1,2-Hexanediol
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A multi-functional formula helper. It is a well-studied preservtive against bacteria and can help pigments and fragrances disperse evenly in a formula.
Dimethicone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Hexyldecyl Ethylhexanoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Nepeta Cataria Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant extract from catnip that contains nepetalactone, caryophyllene, and cineol. These compounds are responsible for its fresh scent and antioxidant properties.
Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizer and emollient with a good lubricity that leaves behind a glossy sheen after application. It can also control viscosity by thickening skincare products and act as a binding agent to hold pressed powdered products together.
Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from raspberry leaves that is packed with flavonoids and vitamin C.
Stellaria Media (Chickweed) Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from chickweed that contains various saponins and flavonoids and that has been used traditionally as a soothing ingredient.
Trisodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A chelating agent designed to encapsulate potentially harmful heavy metal ions that enter the formula through the water source. Once encapsulated, these heavy metal ions become inert.
Baptisia Tinctoria Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from a herbaceous plant yellow false indigo. It is claimed to be able to deal with multiple skin problems, although there is no substantial research to support that.
Limonene
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of the most used fragrances in skincare products. It is produced from the peels of citrus fruits and has a fresh, pleasant, citrusy smell. People who are sensitive to citrus should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Poncirus Trifoliata Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient that is used to thicken water and alcohol. It results in a more lightweight formula and is commonly found in gel products.
Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A beneficial extract obtained from Oat groats popular in products aimed at eczema-prone skin. It contains skin healing beta-glucan, anti-inflammatory phenolic compounds, antioxidant flavonoids, various lipids, proteins, and moisturizing amino acids.
Betaine
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ingredient derived from the sucrose in sugar beets. It has a negative chemical charge and a positive chemical charge on the same molecule. This allows betaine to be hygroscopic or humectant and thus provide moisturization by drawing water to the skin.
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract derived from the flowers of the pot marigold. Its yellow to bright orange flowers contain carotenoids, triterpenoids, and flavonoids. They all have fantastic anti-inflammatory activity and can help to soothe inflamed skin.
Cyclopentasiloxane
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A lightweight, fast-spreading emollient that leaves a very soft and silky after-feel on the skin. Supplied as a clear and colorless liquid, cyclopentasiloxane is often used as a solvent to dissolve other silicones in.
Sodium Hyaluronate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A sodium salt of famous hyaluronic acid. A potent humectant that hydrates the skin, supports collagen function, and fills out small wrinkles. Sodium hyaluronate also offers soothing and antioxidant properties.
Tromethamine
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ingredient based on amino acids that is commonly used as a pH adjuster. It has a high pH, which means that it is basic (alkaline), so adding tromethamine to a skincare product will increase its overall pH level.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.