Hempz

Original Herbal Sugar Body Scrub

Original Herbal Sugar Body Scrub

Overview

Hempz Original Herbal Sugar Body Scrub falls into the category of products that are meant to be rinsed off, peeled off, or taken off. We believe that the moisturizing effects of these products end as soon as they are removed from the skin, no matter how many moisturizing ingredients are on the ingredient list. This is why we don’t provide a moisturizing rating for them.

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

IngredientOriginFunctions
SucroseBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Flavor
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
Hydrated SilicaNaturally occurringAbrasive,Formula Helper
Polysorbate 60Botanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
SilicaNaturally occurringAbrasive,Formula Helper
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative
Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer SyntheticFormula Helper
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance

Ingredients explained

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Flavor

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

This ingredient is more commonly known as table sugar or saccharose and is derived from sugar beets or sugar cane. It is used as a humectant moisturizing ingredient in skincare products, as well as a sweetener.
Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil pressed from safflower seeds that is used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. It contains unusually high amounts of linoleic acid (up to 70%), as well as antioxidant compounds such as vitamin E, phytosterols, and phenolics.
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.
Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Biotech,Synthetic

An excellent solvent capable of mixing water with normally water-insoluble ingredients. It also functions as a humectant due to its water-loving alcohol groups. Propanediol can control the viscosity of a product by reducing its thickness.
Function

Abrasive, Absorbent, Anticaking, Bulking, Opacifying, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Naturally occurring

A form of silicone dioxide, the major component of sand, that contains varying amounts of water. It has several purposes but is most commonly used as an abrasive (as an eco-conscious alternative to polyethylene microbeads).

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