Jergens Brilliance Skin Illuminating Body Moisturizer

Brilliance Skin Illuminating Body Moisturizer
9.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
9.3 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. Jergens Brilliance Skin Illuminating Body Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 9.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.3 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10.0 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
65
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4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 9.3 10 9.3
9
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 20.1 20 10.0
6.0 x 2
4.0
2.5
1.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 9.6
All humectants
9.3
Glycerin
9
Arginine
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
20.1
Petrolatum
6.0 x 2
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
4.0
Stearic Acid
2.5
Dimethicone
1.3
Mineral Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
9.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6 x 2
4
2.5
1.3
0.3
All occlusives 20.1 20 10.0
All occlusives
20.1
Petrolatum
6.0 x 2
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
4.0
Stearic Acid
2.5
Dimethicone
1.3
Mineral Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
0.3
All humectants 9.3 10 9.3
All humectants
9.3
Glycerin
9
Arginine
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
None
All antioxidants 0 3 No
All antioxidants
0
None
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.
Glycerin
Est. %9
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.
Petrolatum
Est. %6
Function
Origin
Also known as Vaseline, this is the most powerful occlusive moisturizer and at least twice as effective as other occlusives. This is why we multiply the petrolatum score by 2 when calculating the Occlusivity of the product. Petrolatum is not comedogenic.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %4
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.
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.
Stearic Acid
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
A saturated fatty acid found in vegetable butter and animal fats. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient and also helps to maintain the barrier function of the skin.
Ethylhexyl Isononanoate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A synthetic ester (simple oil) that does not feel greasy or heavy. It can also reduce the sticky or greasy feeling of other ingredients.
Tapioca Starch
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Tapioca starch is used to absorb excess oil and provide slip for dry powder formulations.
Dimethicone
Est. %1.3
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.
Mica
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A mineral powder made up of silicates with several functions (the main one being as a colorant). It has a shimmery appearance, making it highly desirable in certain cosmetic products. Mica also helps the product to apply more smoothly.
C13-14 Isoparaffin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A lightweight petroleum derivative. It is a very thin liquid that functions as an emollient and a solvent for other liquids (such as thicker oils or silicones).
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
Ethylparaben
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A cost-effective preservative that belongs to the group of parabens. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding parabens, although the concentrations found in cosmetic formulations are generally considered to be safe.
Laureth-7
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mild but effective functional ingredient. It can emulsify (efficiently mix water and oil) without needing too much in a formula.
Methylparaben
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that keeps a product unspoiled. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding parabens, although the concentrations found in cosmetic formulations are generally considered to be safe.
Mineral Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as liquid paraffin, it is an amazing moisturizer (the second most occlusive one after Petrolatum). It is also an excellent emollient that fills the micro-cracks on the surface of the skin, making it appear smoother. Mineral oil is considered safe.
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.
Polyacrylamide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient that can thicken products instantly while still keeping them light and often gel-like.
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.
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of two the most commonly used mineral sunscreens. It can absorb UV light, including UVB – which causes burning, tanning, and even skin cancer. Also used as a colorant, titanium dioxide gives a product a bright white color.
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient that is used to thicken water and alcohol. It results in a more lightweight formula and is commonly found in gel products.
Arginine
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A humectant amino acid used to attract water to the skin’s surface. It is a part of the skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor, a mixture of various compounds that keeps the skin’s surface well hydrated. Arginine can also be used as a pH adjuster.
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic emollient ester. It works to improve the appearance of the skin by filling in the microcracks on the surface, thereby making the skin appear softer and smoother. It imparts a lightweight, velvety feel.
Cetyl Esters
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived (coconut-based) or synthetically produced wax that provides body and soft smooth feel in a product.
Ceteareth-20
Est. %0.3
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.
Dimethiconol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic dimethicone with rich, non-tacky emolliency. It features the typical sensorial profile of silicones, with high spreadability and a luxurious, oil-free after-feel. Dimethiconol can also serve as an antifoaming agent.
Hydrogenated Polydecene
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless, highly viscous liquid that commonly serves as an emollient. This rich emollient is on the heavier side but provides a smooth sensorial profile upon application.
Steareth-2
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy, naturally derived or synthetic emulsifier that can handle extreme formula conditions such as a low pH. It offers emulsifying properties to a formula by helping oils and water to mix.
Tin Oxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multi-functional mineral that increases the physical space a product takes up, increases the viscosity of liquid products, and, when used as an opacifying agent, makes a transparent or translucent product become opaque or solid in color.
Pearl Powder
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A shimmering powder obtained from pearls. It contains many minerals and proteins and may be effective in skin regeneration.
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.