L'Occitane Shea Butter Body Rich Lotion

Shea Butter Body Rich Lotion
8.1
/ 10
Moisturizing
6.2 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. L'Occitane Shea Butter Body Rich Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 8.1 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a high Humectancy of 6.2 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
55
15
6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 6.2 10 6.2
4
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 25.6 20 10.0
15.0
6.0
2.5
1.5
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 8.1
All humectants
6.2
Glycerin
4
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Extract
1
Honey Extract
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Urea
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
25.6
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
15.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
6.0
Vegetable Oil
2.5
Cetyl Palmitate
1.5
Jojoba Esters
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
8.1
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
15
6
2.5
1.5
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 25.6 20 10.0
All occlusives
25.6
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
15.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
6.0
Vegetable Oil
2.5
Cetyl Palmitate
1.5
Jojoba Esters
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 6.2 10 6.2
All humectants
6.2
Glycerin
4
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Extract
1
Honey Extract
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Urea
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 2.2 3 No
All antioxidants
2.2
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
1.3
Althaea Officinalis Root Extract
0.3
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Fruit Extract
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %55
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.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %15
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %6
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.
Glycerin
Est. %4
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.
Coco-Caprylate/Caprate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived emollient ester. It is a blend of caprylates and caprates and, relative to other emollients, is lightweight and dry on the skin. As a result, coco-caprylate/caprate serves as a natural alternative to volatile silicones.
Vegetable Oil
Est. %2.5
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.
Polyglyceryl-6 Distearate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Cetyl Palmitate
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A moisturizing occlusive and emollient wax ester that consists of cetyl alcohol and palmitic acid. In nature, cetyl palmitate is found, and was first identified, in spermaceti, a waxy substance from inside the skull of the sperm whale.
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
Est. %1.3
Function
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