Burt's Bees Mama Bee Belly Butter

Mama Bee Belly Butter
8.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
6.3 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. Burt's Bees Mama Bee Belly Butter has a moisturizing rating of 8.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a high Humectancy of 6.3 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
60
11
6
4
3.5
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 6.3 10 6.3
6
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 24.1 20 10.0
11.0
4.0
3.0
2.0
1.5
1.3
1.0
0.3
Moisturizing rating 8.2
All humectants
6.3
Glycerin
6
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
24.1
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
11.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
4.0
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
3.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
2.0
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
1.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Butter
1.3
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
8.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
11
4
3
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
All occlusives 24.1 20 10.0
All occlusives
24.1
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
11.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
4.0
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
3.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
2.0
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
1.5
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Butter
1.3
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
1.0
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
0.3
All humectants 6.3 10 6.3
All humectants
6.3
Glycerin
6
Lactic Acid
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.5
0.3
All antioxidants 1.8 3 No
All antioxidants
1.8
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
1.5
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %60
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %11
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.
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.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A famous occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil. It is derived from coconuts and may give a product a lovely coconut scent. Coconut oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %3.5
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.
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
Est. %3
Function
Origin
An emollient and occlusive oil derived from sweet almonds. It has a favorable fatty acid composition (mainly oleic and linoleic acids), and a high content of vitamin E. Almond oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Sucrose Stearate
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
Sucrose stearate is a sugar-based emulsifier, typically used in lotions or creams that are oil in water emulsions. One of the main benefits to these kinds of emulsifiers is their sustainability, but they are also milder on the skin.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %2
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.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing oil expressed from soybeans. It does not leave an oily feeling on the skin due to its low content of saturated fatty acids. Glycine soja oil contains emollient fatty acids and a significant amount of antioxidants.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Butter
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Also known as cocoa seed butter, it is a popular emollient and occlusive moisturizer. Skincare products with cocoa butter as their main ingredient have a sweet, chocolatey scent. Cocoa butter is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Lactic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most popular AHA in skincare and less irritating than glycolic acid. It can be naturally found in sour milk. It is a humectant moisturizing, pH stabilizing, and gently exfoliating ingredient, able to soften dry, cracked, and peeling skin.
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring clay that is hygroscopic, which means that it easily absorbs water. This ingredient is thus commonly used as an absorbent and emulsion stabilizer. It also modifies slip by improving the spreadability of the products it is used in.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Glyceryl Laurate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived ester that can soften the appearance of skin and blend oils with water.
Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A negatively charged surfactant that mixes oils with water and cleanses skin.
Tocopherol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Simply another name for vitamin E. Tocopherol is a fantastic ingredient and especially beneficial for dry and inflamed skin. It has occlusive moisturizing, emollient, antioxidant, and photoprotective properties.
Sucrose Polystearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.