boscia Rosewater Mist with Witch Hazel

Rosewater Mist with Witch Hazel
3.4
/ 10
Moisturizing
6.9 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. boscia Rosewater Mist with Witch Hazel has a moisturizing rating of 3.4 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Purely humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 6.9 out of 10 and zero Occlusivity (we didn't find any occlusives on the ingredient list).
Tip: Studies suggest that humectants alone do not moisturize the skin. We recommend applying a product with some occlusive ingredients after the use of this one.

What else is good about it?

 boscia Rosewater Mist with Witch Hazel 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
80
6
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
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 6.9 10 6.9
6
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
None
Moisturizing rating 3.4
All humectants
6.9
Glycerin
6
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
3.4
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
None
All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 6.9 10 6.9
All humectants
6.9
Glycerin
6
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
3
2
1.5
All antioxidants 6.5 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
6.5
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Bark/Leaf/Twig Extract
3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract
2
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
1.5
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %80
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. %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.
Rosa Damascena Flower Water
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A fragrant water that is leftover after the steam distillation of Damask rose petals. During this process, the essential oil floats to the surface of the water and is collected. The leftover water has a fresh, rosy scent.
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Bark/Leaf/Twig Extract
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Hamamelis virginiana bark/leaf/twig extract is an extract obtained from the leaves, twigs, and bark of Witch Hazel branches. The extract has antioxidant, astringent and soothing effects on your skin. Read about a very similar extract here: Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract
Est. %2
Function
Origin
An antioxidant and emollient extract obtained from the seeds of the famous jojoba.
Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
Est. %1.5
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.
Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
An essential oil derived from basil. It contains linalool and methyl chavicol which give the oil its characteristic fresh, green aroma.
Rose Flower Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An aromatic essential oil obtained from the petals of various species of rose.
Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential oil distilled from the flower buds of cloves (a culinary spice). It contains an essential oil which is mainly comprised of eugenol – a compound with a sweet, gingerbread-like scent.
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.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Extracted from dried aloe vera leaves, it has the same effects as fresh aloe vera juice – it is humectant moisturizing, refreshing, and soothing. This powder can also serve as a gelling agent when mixed with water.
Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A biotechnological fermentation ingredient that is created by feeding radish root to Leuconostoc kimchii. It allegedly contains organic acids and a mixture of peptides known as bacteriocins – which have antimicrobial activity.
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.
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.
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An essential oil obtained from chamomile flowers. The oil is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent with a soothing scent and has a blue color due to its chamazulene content.
Cymbopogon Martini Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential oil distilled from an Indian grass species known as palmarosa. It has two rose-scented volatile compounds - geraniol and nerol.