Seed Phytonutrients Hair and Body Oil

Hair and Body Oil
2.6
/ 10
Moisturizing
0.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
5.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. Seed Phytonutrients Hair and Body Oil has a moisturizing rating of 2.6 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Purely occlusive. It has zero Humectancy (there were no humectant ingredients present on the ingredient list) and a moderate Occlusivity of 5.2 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Seed Phytonutrients Hair and Body Oil 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 0.0 10 0.0
None
Occlusivity All occlusives 10.5 20 5.2
4.0
3.0
2.0
1.5
Moisturizing rating 2.6
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
10.5
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
3.0
Camelina Sativa Seed Oil
2.0
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.5
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
2.6
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
4
3
2
1.5
All occlusives 10.5 20 5.2
All occlusives
10.5
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
3.0
Camelina Sativa Seed Oil
2.0
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.5
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
None
All humectants 0.0 10 0.0
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
4
1.5
All antioxidants 5.5 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
5.5
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.5
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Diheptyl Succinate
Est. %50
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived ingredient made from castor oil and wheat . Usually it is part of an ingredient blend as an alternative to silicones. It helps improve the spread of a product and reduce tackiness while remaining light on the skin.
Coconut Alkanes
Est. %22
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient mixture that is similar to paraffin. It is produced from coconut oil and can allegedly form a soft, non-greasy film on the skin’s surface. It can be used as an alternative to silicones.
Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer
Est. %11
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived film-former that increases water resistance of a product. It is also referred to as an alternative to dimethicone.
Coco-Caprylate/Caprate
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived emollient ester. It is a blend of caprylates and caprates and, relative to other emollients, is lightweight and dry on the skin. As a result, coco-caprylate/caprate serves as a natural alternative to volatile silicones.
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
Est. %4
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %3
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.
Camelina Sativa Seed Oil
Est. %2
Function
Origin
An oil expressed from wild flax seeds. It is a good base oil due to its moisturizing (occlusive) and emollient properties, its fatty acid composition, and its high content of antioxidants.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
<p>A famous olive oil widely used in skincare as an emollient and occlusive moisturizer. It contains mainly unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant flavonoids, and oleuropeins. Olive oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.</p>
Fragrance
Est. %1
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.