Capri Blue

Aloha Orchid Lotion

Aloha Orchid Lotion
5.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

3.3Humectancy8.2Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Capri Blue Aloha Orchid Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 5.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 3.3 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 8.2 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
6
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
3
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Polysorbate 20Botanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
2
BentoniteNaturally occurringFormula Helper
1.5
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
Xanthan GumBotanical,BiotechFormula Helper
0.3
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
0.3
Caprylyl GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Emollient,Preservative

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), Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

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.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.
Score

4

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Foaming, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.
Score

3

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.

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