LALICIOUS The Body Butter

The Body Butter
6.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
5.9 Humectancy icon Humectancy
6.1 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. LALICIOUS The Body Butter has a moisturizing rating of 6.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 5.9 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.1 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 LALICIOUS The Body Butter is rich in antioxidants. One of the many benefits of antioxidant ingredients is that they are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
60
11
6
4
3.5
3
2.5
2
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 5.9 10 5.9
4
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 12.1 20 6.1
6.0
3.5
2.0
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.0
All humectants
5.9
Glycerin
4
Hydrolyzed Soy Protein
1
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
12.1
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
6.0
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
3.5
Dimethicone
2.0
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
3.5
2
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 12.1 20 6.1
All occlusives
12.1
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
6.0
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
3.5
Dimethicone
2.0
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
4
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 5.9 10 5.9
All humectants
5.9
Glycerin
4
Hydrolyzed Soy Protein
1
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract
0.3
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
3.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 4.7 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
4.7
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
3.5
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract
0.3
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
0.3
Tocopheryl Acetate
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %60
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.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate
Est. %11
Function
Origin
A rich emollient without the oily after-feel, making it a popular replacement for mineral oil. It is derived from natural sources such as palm oil and palm kernel oil. Ethylhexyl palmitate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %6
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.
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.
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
Est. %3.5
Function
Origin
A fatty oil pressed from safflower seeds that is used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. It contains unusually high amounts of linoleic acid (up to 70%), as well as antioxidant compounds such as vitamin E, phytosterols, and phenolics.
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.
Glycol Stearate
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
A natural ester that supports oil and water mixtures.
Dimethicone
Est. %2
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.
Hydrolyzed Soy Protein
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A mixture of proteins obtained from soybeans. It can have many different functions depending on the manufacturer, although it is most commonly used in skincare products as a humectant moisturizing ingredient.
Polysorbate 60
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An ester based on sorbitan. It is good for emulsifying water and oils together – specifically making oil-in-water emulsions. Polysorbate 60 is also said to give a product a notable fragrance.
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.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy solid fatty alcohol derived from palm oil. It is most commonly used as a co-emulsifier and affects the final aesthetic of the product, leaving a soft and silky feeling on the skin. Cetyl alcohol is also used as a viscosity controlling agent.
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.
Ethylhexylglycerin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative booster derived from glycerin. It is commonly paired with other preservatives to improve their efficacy. Ethylhexylglycerin is also a humectant due to its chemical base of glycerin.
Hexylene Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that is best known for its use as a solvent. It can dissolve both water-based ingredients and oils. For this reason, it can also function as an emulsifier, allowing oil and water ingredients to mix and remain stable.
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.
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.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant derivative of tocopherol (vitamin E). It helps to protect cells from free radicals and UV damage through the conversion to active vitamin E in the skin. It is more stable than tocopherol.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from Aloe vera leaves, this moisturizing humectant, soothing, and antioxidant extract is commonly used in products targeting eczema, sunburn, or dermatitis. It soothes the skin and reduces the signs of inflammation and sensitivity.
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from German chamomile flowers, this extract is especially known for its anti-inflammatory and soothing benefits. It contains two soothing compounds called chamazulene and bisabolol, as well as antioxidant flavonoids.
Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing, cooling, and emollient extract derived from cucumbers. Cucumber has been used in skincare for centuries and is used to treat skin problems such as eye swelling, sunburn, and itchy and irritated skin.
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Obtained from lavender flowers, this extract contains a fragrant essential oil along with various antioxidant and astringent flavonoids, terpenes, and phenolic acids. It is used in skincare for its refreshing, calming scent, or as a cleansing ingredient.
Carbomer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient with the ability to gel water. When used in emulsions, such as lotions and creams, carbomer can also act as an emulsion stabilizer.
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient that improves product spreadability and offers a silky feel on the skin. It also acts as a preservative booster that improves the efficacy of other preservatives. According to the manufacturer, it is also a humectant moisturizer.
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the seed kernels of apricot fruits. This oil is an emollient and occlusive moisturizer comprised of around 60% oleic acid, followed by linoleic and palmitic acid, carotenoids, vitamin E, and other antioxidant compounds.
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.