Lush Argan

Argan
5.5
/ 10
Moisturizing
1.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Lush Argan has a moisturizing rating of 5.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 1.0 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Lush Argan 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
45
22
11
6
4
3
2
1.5
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 1 10 1.0
1
Occlusivity All occlusives 78.3 20 10.0
45.0
22.0
11.0
0.3
Moisturizing rating 5.5
All humectants
1.0
Aloe Barbadensis Extract
1
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
78.3
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
45.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
22.0
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
11.0
Opuntia Ficus-Indica Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.5
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
45
22
11
0.3
All occlusives 78.3 20 10.0
All occlusives
78.3
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
45.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
22.0
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
11.0
Opuntia Ficus-Indica Seed Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
1
All humectants 1 10 1
All humectants
1.0
Aloe Barbadensis Extract
1
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
11
3
1
All antioxidants 15 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
15
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
11
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
3
Aloe Barbadensis Extract
1
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
Est. %45
Function
Origin
Also known as cocoa seed butter, it is a popular emollient and occlusive moisturizer. Skincare products with cocoa butter as their main ingredient have a sweet, chocolatey scent. Cocoa butter is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %22
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.
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
Est. %11
Function
Origin
A fatty oil from Moroccan argan tree kernels commonly used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. Its uniqueness comes from its compounds: vitamin E, phospholipids, phenolic compounds, and rare phytosterols with antioxidant and emollient effects.
Phoenix Dactylifera (Date) Fruit Extract
Est. %6
Function
Origin
An emollient extract derived from date fruits. It consists mainly of sugar and various plant-based compounds such as astringent tannins.
Rosa Canina Flower Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Also known as Damask rose oil, it is one of the most precious and expensive essential oils in the world obtained from the petals of the Damask rose. It is used in skincare as a luxurious fragrance.
Pelargonium Graveolens Oil
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential oil with a rose-like scent obtained from the leaves of rose geranium. It is sometimes added to a more expensive rose oil in order to produce larger volumes.
Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential oil extracted from the rind or peel of a lemon. It is mainly comprised of limonene (up to 70%) and has a fresh, citrusy scent. Lemon peel oil may cause a sun-induced skin rash in people with a sensitivity towards citrus fruits.
Aloe Barbadensis Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An antioxidant extract from the gelatinous pulp of Aloe vera leaves with humectant moisturizing polysaccharide mucilage. It is suitable for irritated or eczema-prone skin.
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.
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.
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.
Geraniol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile, plant-based, liquid chemical that can be naturally found in many essential oils (specifically rose, palmarosa, citronella). It has a rose-like scent. It is a potential irritant and may cause an allergic reaction in some people.
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.
Opuntia Ficus-Indica Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.