Bioelements

Really Rich Moisture

Really Rich Moisture
7.9

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

6.5Humectancy9.3Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Bioelements Really Rich Moisture has a moisturizing rating of 7.9 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 9.3 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Bioelements Really Rich Moisture is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Jojoba EstersBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Soothing,Emollient,Abrasive
6
C12-15 Alkyl BenzoateSyntheticEmollient,Antimicrobial,Formula Helper
4
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3
DimethiconeSyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
2.5
Butylene GlycolBotanical,Petroleum,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1.5
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Formula Helper
1.3
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance
0.3
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,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), Soothing, Emollient, Abrasive

Origin

Botanical

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.
Score

6

Function

Emollient, Antimicrobial, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

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.
Score

4

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.
Score

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antifoaming, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

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.

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