Dr. Hauschka Quince Day Cream

Quince Day Cream
4.5
/ 10
Moisturizing
2.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
7.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Dr. Hauschka Quince Day Cream has a moisturizing rating of 4.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 2.0 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 7.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Dr. Hauschka Quince Day Cream 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
65
9
6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 2 10 2.0
2
Occlusivity All occlusives 14.0 20 7.0
9.0
1.5
1.3
1.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 4.5
All humectants
2.0
Glycerin
2
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
14.0
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
9.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.5
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
1.3
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.0
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Beeswax
0.3
Pyrus Cydonia Peel/Fruit Wax
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
4.5
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 14.0 20 7.0
All occlusives
14.0
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
9.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.5
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
1.3
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.0
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Beeswax
0.3
Pyrus Cydonia Peel/Fruit Wax
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
2
All humectants 2 10 2
All humectants
2.0
Glycerin
2
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
2.5
1
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 4.1 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
4.1
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract
2.5
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
0.3
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract
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.
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the seed kernels of apricot fruits. This oil is an emollient and occlusive moisturizer comprised of around 60% oleic acid, followed by linoleic and palmitic acid, carotenoids, vitamin E, and other antioxidant compounds.
Anthyllis Vulneraria Extract
Est. %6
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Pyrus Cydonia Seed Extract
Est. %4
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Alcohol
Est. %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.
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
An antioxidant extract derived from carrots. It is a rich source of the orange-colored beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A). Carrot root extract is often added to skincare products that are aimed at providing a better suntan.
Glycerin
Est. %2
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. %1.5
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.
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
Est. %1.3
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.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
<p>A famous olive oil widely used in skincare as an emollient and occlusive moisturizer. It contains mainly unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant flavonoids, and oleuropeins. Olive oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.</p>
Bentonite
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring material that has a variety of functions. It is used as absorbent, since the bentonite can absorb oils produced by the skin and prevent a greasy appearance. It is also a great opacifier.
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.
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.
Citronellol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant compound found naturally in many essential oils (mainly lemongrass). It can have a lemon or a rose scent. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid products with citronellol, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Eugenol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant liquid that can be found naturally in the essential oils derived from cloves, cinnamon, basil, and bay leaf. It has a spicy and warm scent. People with sensitive skin should consider doing a patch test first, as it is a potential irritant.
Geraniol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile, plant-based, liquid chemical that can be naturally found in many essential oils (specifically rose, palmarosa, citronella). It has a rose-like scent. It is a potential irritant and may cause an allergic reaction in some people.
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.
Lysolecithin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Lysolecithin is a special derivative of lecithin with improved emulsifying and dispersion properties in aqueous media. This leads to a higher water-binding capacity and better skin feeling. It is usually manufactured from soy lecithin and used as an emulsifying agent.
Althaea Officinalis Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Limonene
Est. %0.3
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.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
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.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
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.
Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the fleshy part of an avocado, used in skincare for its excellent emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Avocado oil contains fatty acids, notably oleic acid (up to 80%), squalene, vitamin E, and carotenoids.
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.
Beeswax
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy substance made by bees while they are building their honeycombs. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient with wound healing and antimicrobial properties similar to those of honey. Its bleached, purified form is called Cera alba.
Pyrus Cydonia Peel/Fruit Wax
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract obtained from the twigs and/or leaves of witch hazel. It is one of the oldest skincare remedies known to man. It is astringent and sebum regulating, meaning that it controls the amount of sebum that the skin produces.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Under trade secret law, manufacturers have the right not to disclose what exactly went into the fragrance and use the unspecific word Fragrance or Parfum instead. Many fragrances are highly allergenic.