Jo Malone London

Lime Basil & Mandarin Body Creme

Lime Basil & Mandarin Body Creme
7.0

/ 10

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Moisturizing

9.6Humectancy4.4Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Body Creme has a moisturizing rating of 7.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.6 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.4 out of 10.

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

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
4
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
3
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Stearic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Barrier repair,Emollient,Cleansing,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
TriethanolamineSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
1
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
1
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
0.3
BisabololBotanical,SyntheticSoothing,Fragrance
0.3
CaffeineBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Fragrance

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 (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.
Score

6

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

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical

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.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.

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