Pevonia Botanica

De-Aging Body Balm - Papaya-Pineapple

De-Aging Body Balm - Papaya-Pineapple
8.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

9.5Humectancy6.8Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Intensely moisturizing. Pevonia Botanica De-Aging Body Balm - Papaya-Pineapple has a moisturizing rating of 8.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.5 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.8 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Pevonia Botanica De-Aging Body Balm - Papaya-Pineapple is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
70
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance
6
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Cetearyl GlucosideBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
1.9
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1.8
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.7
SorbitolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Fragrance,Flavor
0.1
RetinolSyntheticAnti-wrinkle,Anti-acne,Anti-pigmentation
0.3
Polysorbate 20Botanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Dimethylaminoethyl MethacrylateFormula Helper
0.3
CollagenAnimalMoisturizing (humectant)
0.3
ElastinAnimalEmollient

Ingredients explained

Score

70

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

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.
Score

9

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

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.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

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.
Score

2

Function

Emulsifying

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An emulsifier that creates stable mixtures of oil in water that feel soft and spread easily. Cetearyl glucoside is sold with cetearyl alcohol as an emulsifier blend and also provides some body to the formula.
Score

1.9

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An occlusive moisturizing and emollient compound that forms part of the skin’s sebum. The main source of squalane had always been shark liver. Now, however, it is manufactured synthetically or derived from plant oils, such as olive and peanut oil.

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