Pacifica Watermelon Seed Body Butter

Watermelon Seed Body Butter
6.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
3.4 Humectancy icon Humectancy
9.9 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. Pacifica Watermelon Seed Body Butter has a moisturizing rating of 6.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather occlusive. It has a moderate Humectancy of 3.4 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 9.9 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
60
11
6
4
3.5
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 3.4 10 3.4
2.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 19.8 20 9.9
11.0
6.0
1.5
1.3
Moisturizing rating 6.6
All humectants
3.4
Glycerin
2.5
Allantoin
0.3
Panthenol
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
19.8
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
11.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
6.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.5
Tocopherol
1.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
11
6
1.5
1.3
All occlusives 19.8 20 9.9
All occlusives
19.8
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
11.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
6.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
1.5
Tocopherol
1.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
2.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 3.4 10 3.4
All humectants
3.4
Glycerin
2.5
Allantoin
0.3
Panthenol
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.3
1
0.3
All antioxidants 2.6 3 No
All antioxidants
2.6
Tocopherol
1.3
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract
1
Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract
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.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %11
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. %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.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.
Stearyl Alcohol
Est. %3.5
Function
Origin
A natural fatty alcohol that thickens, stabilizes, and keeps emulsions a bright white color. It has many uses, the main one being as an emulsifier. It also acts as an opacifying agent and emollient.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %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.
Glycerin
Est. %2.5
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.
Glyceryl Stearate Citrate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
An ingredient composed of citric acid, stearic acid, and glycerin. Glyceryl stearate citrate acts as an emollient in skincare products, making the skin appear smooth and pleasant to the touch.
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.
Tocopherol
Est. %1.3
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.
Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An emollient extract from red watermelon fruit. Its pulp, seeds, and rinds are a source of beneficial compounds for the skin, and it has occlusive, emollient, and antioxidant properties.
Allantoin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fluffy, white powder that acts as a humectant due to its water-loving chemistry and as an exfoliant that helps to remove dead skin cells. It has also been shown to be very soothing to irritated and inflamed skin.
Iron Oxides (CI 77491)
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A red colorant also known as red iron oxide. This is an EU-approved colorant used in a wide variety of products.
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.
Panthenol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A popular soothing and moisturizing derivative of vitamin B5. Panthenol is particularly beneficial for dry, flaking, burned, or damaged skin. It is used to alleviate the symptoms of a rash, dermatitis, eczema, chapped lips, and sunburn.
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.
Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract derived from the thick roots of curcuma (turmeric), a famous yellow spice and a major ingredient in curry powder. It is used in skincare for its proven antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Xanthan Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural multi-functional ingredient that originates from fermented sugars. Xanthan gum acts as a viscosity-building agent to thicken skincare products. It is also an excellent stabilizer and works well to hold other ingredients together.
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.