boscia Chia Seed Moisture Cream

Chia Seed Moisture Cream
8.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
6.4 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. boscia Chia Seed Moisture Cream has a moisturizing rating of 8.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.4 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
9
6
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3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 10.5 10 10.0
9
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 12.8 20 6.4
6.0
3.0
2.5
1.3
Moisturizing rating 8.2
All humectants
10.5
Glycerin
9
Sodium PCA
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
12.8
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
6.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
3.0
C10-18 Triglycerides
2.5
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
1.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
8.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
3
2.5
1.3
All occlusives 12.8 20 6.4
All occlusives
12.8
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
6.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
3.0
C10-18 Triglycerides
2.5
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
1.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 10.5 10 10
All humectants
10.5
Glycerin
9
Sodium PCA
0.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Lecithin
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 2.5 3 No
All antioxidants
2.5
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
1.3
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract
0.3
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
0.3
Hydroxyacetophenone
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.
Glycerin
Est. %9
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.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %6
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.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %4
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.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %3
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.
C10-18 Triglycerides
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
An occlusive ingredient that helps lock in moisture. It provides a soft, smooth feel and melts at body temperature.
Glyceryl Stearate Citrate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
An ingredient composed of citric acid, stearic acid, and glycerin. Glyceryl stearate citrate acts as an emollient in skincare products, making the skin appear smooth and pleasant to the touch.
C15-19 Alkane
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
An oil extracted from Chia seeds. It has a unique ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, making it the richest source of polyunsaturated fatty acids. It also contains antioxidant phytosterols and tocopherols (vitamin E).
Sambucus Nigra Fruit Juice
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An effective antimicrobial ingredient that kills bacteria, fungi, and even some viruses. It is also an excellent solvent and astringent. Alcohol helps to create lighter and less viscous products. It can, however, be dehydrating and skin-sensitizing.
Hydrogenated Lecithin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A version of plain lecithin that has been saturated with hydrogen atoms. This ingredient can be derived from plants, like soy or sunflower, from egg yolks, or made synthetically. Its major function is to emulsify water and oils.
Lecithin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A humectant, emollient, and emulsifier best suited for water-in-oil emulsions. Lecithin can come from sunflowers, soy, and eggs. The downside to lecithin is that it causes an extra burden on the formula’s preservative because it is nutritious.
Sodium Hydroxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ingredient that is able to bring the pH of a product up, thereby making it less harsh on the skin.
1,2-Hexanediol
Est. %0.3
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.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant and emollient extract obtained from the seeds of the famous jojoba.
Butylene Glycol
Est. %0.3
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.
Carbomer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient with the ability to gel water. When used in emulsions, such as lotions and creams, carbomer can also act as an emulsion stabilizer.
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient that improves product spreadability and offers a silky feel on the skin. It also acts as a preservative booster that improves the efficacy of other preservatives. According to the manufacturer, it is also a humectant moisturizer.
Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Sodium PCA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of the most important parts of the skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor, a mixture of various compounds that keeps the skin’s surface well hydrated. Sodium PCA is used in skincare for its fantastic humectant properties.
Xanthan Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural multi-functional ingredient that originates from fermented sugars. Xanthan gum acts as a viscosity-building agent to thicken skincare products. It is also an excellent stabilizer and works well to hold other ingredients together.
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from a plant known in North America as Fireweed and in Europe as Willowherb. It is commonly used in traditional herbal medicine. Due to its abundant content of tannins and flavonoids, it has great astringent and antioxidant properties.
Hydroxyacetophenone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant compound that can be found in many plants, although it is manufactured synthetically for skincare purposes. It can boost the preservative action of other conservants.