Plant Apothecary Superfacial Organic, Superlight Oil Moisturizer

Superfacial Organic, Superlight Oil Moisturizer
3.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
6.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Plant Apothecary Superfacial Organic, Superlight Oil Moisturizer has a moisturizing rating of 3.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Purely humectant. It has a high Humectancy of 6.0 out of 10 and zero Occlusivity (we didn't find any occlusives on the ingredient list).
Tip: Studies suggest that humectants alone do not moisturize the skin. We recommend applying a product with some occlusive ingredients after the use of this one.

What else is good about it?

 Plant Apothecary Superfacial Organic, Superlight Oil Moisturizer 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
50
22
11
6
4
3
2
1.5
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 6 10 6.0
6
Occlusivity All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
None
Moisturizing rating 3.0
All humectants
6.0
Glycerin
6
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
3.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
None
All occlusives 0.0 20 0.0
All occlusives
0.0
None
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
6
All humectants 6 10 6
All humectants
6.0
Glycerin
6
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
2
1
All antioxidants 3 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
2
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
1
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Potassium Cocoate
Est. %50
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Potassium Olivate
Est. %22
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Potassium Jojobate
Est. %11
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Glycerin
Est. %6
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.
Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A plant-based gum extracted from the seeds of guar or cluster bean. It is comprised of various polysaccharides and is used as a thickening and gelling agent.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A soothing and astringent extract derived from the fragrant, spicy leaves of rosemary. It has strong antioxidant properties. Rosemary extract can reduce signs of inflammation and also acts as an emollient and antimicrobial agent.
Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An essential oil with a fresh, minty, and lemony scent. It is obtained from the West Indian lemongrass, also known as camel grass, and some studies suggest that it has an antibacterial effect.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An essential oil distilled from the leaves of rosemary. It is used as a fragrance in skincare and has a spicy, earthy, camphoraceous scent. It also has antioxidant properties according to some research.