Cela Creme de la Creme Light

Creme de la Creme Light
5.1
/ 10
Moisturizing
0.6 Humectancy icon Humectancy
9.7 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Cela Creme de la Creme Light has a moisturizing rating of 5.1 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 0.6 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 9.7 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 0.6 10 0.6
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 19.3 20 9.7
9.0
4.0
2.5
2.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 5.1
All humectants
0.6
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
19.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
9.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
4.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
2.5
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
2.0
Dimethicone
0.3
Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter
0.3
Canola Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.1
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
4
2.5
2
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 19.3 20 9.7
All occlusives
19.3
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
9.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
4.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
2.5
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
2.0
Dimethicone
0.3
Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter
0.3
Canola Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
0.3
0.3
All humectants 0.6 10 0.6
All humectants
0.6
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 1.2 3 No
All antioxidants
1.2
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
0.3
Sambucus Nigra Fruit Extract
0.3
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.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %9
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.
Glyceryl Stearate SE
Est. %6
Function
Origin
An emulsifier, where the SE stands for self-emulsifying. Emulsions containing glyceryl stearate SE often impart a smooth, velvety feel upon the skin.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %4
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.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %3
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.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %2.5
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.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Est. %2
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.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %1
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.
Limonene
Est. %1
Function
Origin
One of the most used fragrances in skincare products. It is produced from the peels of citrus fruits and has a fresh, pleasant, citrusy smell. People who are sensitive to citrus should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Ceteareth-20
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A fatty alcohol emulsifier that helps to mix oil and water together, best for oil-in-water emulsions. It is also a cleansing agent. When combined with cetearyl alcohol, ceteareth-20 forms a mix that, according to acne.org, can be comedogenic.
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.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
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.
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.
Dimethicone
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most common silicone in skincare. It forms a silky, smooth film on the skin’s surface and can help to prevent water loss. It also aids in wound healing and can treat and soften scars. Dimethicone is considered to be very safe for use.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative booster derived from glycerin. It is commonly paired with other preservatives to improve their efficacy. Ethylhexylglycerin is also a humectant due to its chemical base of glycerin.
Glycerin
Est. %0.3
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.
Linalool
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile compound naturally present in many essential oils. It has a pleasant scent and is often used in skincare products as a fragrance. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
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.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant derivative of tocopherol (vitamin E). It helps to protect cells from free radicals and UV damage through the conversion to active vitamin E in the skin. It is more stable than tocopherol.
Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil obtained from the Crambe plant. It mainly consists of moisturizing occlusive and emollient fatty acids such as erucic, oleic, linoleic acids.
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Obtained from lavender flowers, this extract contains a fragrant essential oil along with various antioxidant and astringent flavonoids, terpenes, and phenolic acids. It is used in skincare for its refreshing, calming scent, or as a cleansing ingredient.