BIRKENSTOCK Moisturizing Milky Body Lotion

Moisturizing Milky Body Lotion
5.4
/ 10
Moisturizing
6.3 Humectancy icon Humectancy
4.4 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. BIRKENSTOCK Moisturizing Milky Body Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 5.4 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 6.3 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.4 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
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3
2.5
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 6.3 10 6.3
6
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 8.7 20 4.4
3.0
2.5
2.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 5.4
All humectants
6.3
Glycerin
6
Lecithin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
8.7
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
3.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
2.5
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
2.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Cetyl Palmitate
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.4
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
3
2.5
2
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 8.7 20 4.4
All occlusives
8.7
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
3.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
2.5
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
2.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Cetyl Palmitate
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
0.3
All humectants 6.3 10 6.3
All humectants
6.3
Glycerin
6
Lecithin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
2
0.3
All antioxidants 2.3 3 No
All antioxidants
2.3
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
2
Tocopherol
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.
Isoamyl Laurate
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived or synthetically produced ester (simple oil) and is often used as a silicone alternative. It is has a light feeling and improves the spreadability of products while making skin feel soft and non-sticky.
Glycerin
Est. %6
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.
Coco-Caprylate/Caprate
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived emollient ester. It is a blend of caprylates and caprates and, relative to other emollients, is lightweight and dry on the skin. As a result, coco-caprylate/caprate serves as a natural alternative to volatile silicones.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A semi-solid, buttery fat extracted from the seeds of the Shea tree that is a wonderful occlusive and emollient ingredient mainly comprised of fatty acids. Shea butter contains a large amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
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.
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Est. %2
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.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.
Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A useful ingredient for both cleansing and emulsifying purposes. It is a powerful agent for washing away dirt and oils from the skin.
Quercus Suber Bark Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Benzoic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative effective against fungi, yeast, and some bacteria. It is commonly paired with phenoxyethanol to create a broad spectrum preservation system. Benzoic acid can also serve as a pH adjuster, fragrance, and bulking agent.
Benzyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that is supplied as a clear, colorless liquid. Its main function is as a flavoring agent and fragrance. It also acts as a broad-spectrum preservative, solvent, and viscosity-controlling agent that thins the product.
Benzyl Benzoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrance ingredient with a fruity and woody scent. It is considered an allergen according to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), which means that care must be taken when determining usage levels in skincare products.
Benzyl Salicylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrance ingredient with a sweet, floral, and slightly balsamic scent. It is one of the twenty-six fragrances that are considered allergens according to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), and so its use is restricted.
Citral
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant compound found in many essential oils (especially lemon myrtle and lemongrass essential oil). It has a sweet, lemon-like scent. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid products with citral, or at least do a patch test before using.
Citric Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A gently exfoliating AHA that helps to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. In comparison to other AHAs, citric acid has been shown to be one of the least effective. It is also very commonly used as a stabilizing and pH-controlling agent.
Farnesol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, liquid alcohol that is naturally found in many essential oils. It has a soft, sweet, floral scent. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Geraniol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile, plant-based, liquid chemical that can be naturally found in many essential oils (specifically rose, palmarosa, citronella). It has a rose-like scent. It is a potential irritant and may cause an allergic reaction in some people.
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
Lecithin
Est. %0.3
Function