Bioelements Really Rich Moisture

Really Rich Moisture
8.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
6.5 Humectancy icon Humectancy
9.4 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. Bioelements Really Rich Moisture has a moisturizing rating of 8.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a high Humectancy of 6.5 out of 10 but an even higher Occlusivity of 9.4 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Bioelements Really Rich Moisture 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
65
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 6.5 10 6.5
4
2.5
Occlusivity All occlusives 18.7 20 9.4
9.0
3.0
2.0
1.5
1.3
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Moisturizing rating 8.0
All humectants
6.5
Glycerin
4
Butylene Glycol
2.5
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
18.7
Jojoba Esters
9.0
Dimethicone
3.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
2.0
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
1.5
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.3
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
1.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
0.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
0.3
Stearic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
8.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
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All occlusives 18.7 20 9.4
All occlusives
18.7
Jojoba Esters
9.0
Dimethicone
3.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
2.0
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
1.5
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.3
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
1.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
0.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
0.3
Stearic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
2.5
All humectants 6.5 10 6.5
All humectants
6.5
Glycerin
4
Butylene Glycol
2.5
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 4.4 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
4.4
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
1.5
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.3
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
1
Panax Ginseng Root Extract
0.3
Citrus Grandis Peel Oil
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %65
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.
Jojoba Esters
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A mixture of various wax esters from jojoba oil. It is used in skincare products as a fantastic emollient, soothing, and occlusive moisturizing agent that won't leave a sticky, oily feeling on the skin.
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A synthetic emollient ester. It works to improve the appearance of the skin by filling in the microcracks on the surface, thereby making the skin appear softer and smoother. It imparts a lightweight, velvety feel.
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.
Dimethicone
Est. %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.
Butylene Glycol
Est. %2.5
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.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A liquid plant wax, also known as Jojoba oil, pressed from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis. These seeds can contain up to 50% of liquid wax. It is used as an occlusive moisturizer, emollient, and emulsifier.
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the fleshy part of an avocado, used in skincare for its excellent emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Avocado oil contains fatty acids, notably oleic acid (up to 80%), squalene, vitamin E, and carotenoids.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
<p>A famous olive oil widely used in skincare as an emollient and occlusive moisturizer. It contains mainly unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant flavonoids, and oleuropeins. Olive oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.</p>
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A fatty oil pressed from safflower seeds that is used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. It contains unusually high amounts of linoleic acid (up to 70%), as well as antioxidant compounds such as vitamin E, phytosterols, and phenolics.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy solid fatty alcohol derived from palm oil. It is most commonly used as a co-emulsifier and affects the final aesthetic of the product, leaving a soft and silky feeling on the skin. Cetyl alcohol is also used as a viscosity controlling agent.
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.
Isohexadecane
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless liquid that is commonly used as an emollient. It is made up of pure hydrocarbons and leaves a dry feeling on the skin upon application. It also increases the spreadability of a product.
Lavandula Hybrida Oil
Est. %0.3
Function