Revolution Skincare

Cica Balm

Cica Balm
6.5

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy3.1Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. Revolution Skincare Cica Balm has a moisturizing rating of 6.5 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 3.1 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE
  • OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
4
Isononyl IsononanoateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
3
Behenyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2.5
PropanediolBotanical,Biotech,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Formula Helper
2
Sodium Acrylates CopolymerSyntheticFormula Helper
1.5
Agastache Mexicana Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract Botanical
1.3
Centella Asiatica ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Soothing,Cleansing
1
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) ExtractBotanicalSoothing
0.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf JuiceBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
0.3
BisabololBotanical,SyntheticSoothing,Fragrance

Ingredients explained

Score

65

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 (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

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical

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.
Score

4

Function

Emollient, Antistatic, Solvent

Origin

Synthetic

An ester of a branched fatty acid with a branched fatty alcohol. It is an easily spreadable emollient that has a silky, dry, non-greasy feel on the skin.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Binding, Emulsion stabilizing, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A fatty alcohol with emollient properties. It is used as a co-emulsifier and thickener and tends to result in a product with a smooth and creamy application texture.

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