L'Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil

Almond Supple Skin Oil
5.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
0.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. L'Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

It is purely occlusive. It has zero Humectancy (we didn't find any humectant ingredients on the ingredient list) and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
70
22
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0.3
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 0.0 10 0.0
None
Occlusivity All occlusives 96.6 20 10.0
70.0
22.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 5.0
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
96.6
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
70.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
22.0
Camelina Sativa Seed Oil
1.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
1.0
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil
1.0
Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
70
22
1
1
1
1
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 96.6 20 10.0
All occlusives
96.6
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
70.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
22.0
Camelina Sativa Seed Oil
1.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
1.0
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil
1.0
Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
None
All humectants 0.0 10 0.0
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 0.9 3 No
All antioxidants
0.9
Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil
0.3
Dioleyl Tocopheryl Methylsilanol
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil
Est. %70
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.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %22
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %1
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.
Camelina Sativa Seed Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An oil expressed from wild flax seeds. It is a good base oil due to its moisturizing (occlusive) and emollient properties, its fatty acid composition, and its high content of antioxidants.
Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An essential oil expressed from the peels of the bergamot orange. The scent of bergamot oil is woodier than those of other citrus essential oils. This essential oil is still not recommended if you are sensitive to citrus fruits.
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
This name can imply two different ingredients: a fatty emollient and occlusive carrot seed oil, or a fragrant and antimicrobial essential carrot seed oil.
Oleyl Alcohol
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil extracted from the little hard seeds inside of the red, fleshy rosehip. It contains mainly emollient fatty acids and a very high amount of antioxidant carotenoids, which give the oil its light orange color.
Fragrance
Est. %1
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.
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.
Coumarin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A plant-based fragrant compound that occurs in sweet-smelling grass, sweet woodruff, and sweet clover. It has a sweet and vanilla-like scent in high concentrations and a similar scent to freshly mowed grass in low concentrations.
Dioleyl Tocopheryl Methylsilanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient and occlusive moisturizing oil derived from sea-buckthorn seeds or pulp. Both the seeds and the pulp are a rich source of fatty acids, and the pulp also has a high content of antioxidants.
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.
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.
Tocopherol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Simply another name for vitamin E. Tocopherol is a fantastic ingredient and especially beneficial for dry and inflamed skin. It has occlusive moisturizing, emollient, antioxidant, and photoprotective properties.