L'Occitane Shea Butter Bergamot Lip Balm

Shea Butter Bergamot Lip Balm
6.3
/ 10
Moisturizing
2.6 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. L'Occitane Shea Butter Bergamot Lip Balm has a moisturizing rating of 6.3 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 2.6 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
45
22
11
6
4
3
2
1.5
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 2.6 10 2.6
2
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 44.0 20 10.0
22.0
11.0
4.0
3.0
1.5
1.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.3
All humectants
2.6
Glycerin
2
Honey
0.3
Polyglycerin-3
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
44.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
22.0
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
11.0
Vegetable Oil
4.0
Beeswax
3.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.5
Trihydroxystearin
1.0
Jojoba Esters
0.3
Hydrogenated Castor Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
0.3
Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.3
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
22
11
4
3
1.5
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 44.0 20 10.0
All occlusives
44.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
22.0
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
11.0
Vegetable Oil
4.0
Beeswax
3.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.5
Trihydroxystearin
1.0
Jojoba Esters
0.3
Hydrogenated Castor Oil
0.3
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
0.3
Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
2
0.3
0.3
All humectants 2.6 10 2.6
All humectants
2.6
Glycerin
2
Honey
0.3
Polyglycerin-3
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
All antioxidants 0.3 3 No
All antioxidants
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Octyldodecanol
Est. %45
Function
Origin
An emollient fatty alcohol that spreads easily without leaving a greasy residue on the skin. It is also used as a solvent and dispersing agent for other ingredients.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %22
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.
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
Est. %11
Function
Origin
A fatty oil extracted from the seeds of the castor bean plant with very unique fatty acid composition. It is used in skincare as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient that leaves the skin feeling soft and silky after application.
Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides
Est. %6
Function
Origin
An ingredient that is made up of emollient and occlusive moisturizing fatty acid triglycerides.
Vegetable Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient fatty oil obtained from various plant sources. It consists mainly of triglycerides and saturated or unsaturated fatty acids.
Beeswax
Est. %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.
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.
Trihydroxystearin
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Hydrogenated Castor Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A processed, butter-like castor oil. It is solely comprised of occlusive moisturizing and emollient saturated fatty acids and is best suited for dry skin. It can also act as a thickener and emulsifier.
Jojoba Esters
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mixture of various wax esters from jojoba oil. It is used in skincare products as a fantastic emollient, soothing, and occlusive moisturizing agent that won't leave a sticky, oily feeling on the skin.
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.
Polyglycerin-3
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil
Est. %0.3
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.
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.
Sucralose
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Honey
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A supersaturated solution of sugars, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and bioactive compounds. It is used in skincare for its antimicrobial, emollient, moisturizing, and soothing properties.
Water
Est. %0.3
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A solid wax obtained during the refining of crude sunflower oil. The majority of the wax comes from the shells, or hulls, of the sunflower seeds. It is used in skincare as an emollient and occlusive moisturizer, helping to prevent water loss from the skin.
Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as mimosa wax, this fragrant, emollient, and occlusive (moisturizing) ingredient is rich in antioxidant phytosterols.
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.