Sol de Janeiro Acai Body Power Cream

Acai Body Power Cream
1.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
1.6 Humectancy icon Humectancy
2.1 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Slightly moisturizing. Sol de Janeiro Acai Body Power Cream has a moisturizing rating of 1.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a low Humectancy of 1.6 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.1 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
70
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 1.6 10 1.6
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0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 4.2 20 2.1
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 1.8
All humectants
1.6
Glycerin
1
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
4.2
Phenyl Trimethicone
1.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
1.0
Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil
1.0
Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter
0.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
0.3
Bertholletia Excelsa Seed Oil
0.3
Squalane
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
1.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
1
1
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 4.2 20 2.1
All occlusives
4.2
Phenyl Trimethicone
1.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
1.0
Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil
1.0
Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter
0.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
0.3
Bertholletia Excelsa Seed Oil
0.3
Squalane
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
1
0.3
0.3
All humectants 1.6 10 1.6
All humectants
1.6
Glycerin
1
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Ethylhexylglycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1
0.3
All antioxidants 1.3 3 No
All antioxidants
1.3
Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil
1
Sodium Hyaluronate
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %70
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.
Dodecane
Est. %9
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate
Est. %5
Function
Origin
An ultra gentle emulsifier that can be used in many products to blend oils and water together while providing a light film on the skin.
Cetyl Alcohol
Est. %1
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. %1
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.
Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An emollient and occlusive moisturizing oil extracted from the famous açaí palm fruits. It contains fatty acids and is extremely rich in antioxidant and astringent phenolic compounds.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %1
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.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.
Phenyl Trimethicone
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A silicone fluid that is used as an occlusive moisturizer. It applies smoothly to the skin and reduces the tack associated with organic oils.
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.
Butylphenyl Methylpropional
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic fragrance ingredient used to recreate the scent of lilies, this ingredient also features fresh, green, and powdery notes. Butylphenyl Methylpropional was recently labeled as Toxic to Reproduction in the EU and will be banned in 2022.
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.
Citral
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant compound found in many essential oils (especially lemon myrtle and lemongrass essential oil). It has a sweet, lemon-like scent. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid products with citral, or at least do a patch test before using.
Citronellol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant compound found naturally in many essential oils (mainly lemongrass). It can have a lemon or a rose scent. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid products with citronellol, or at least do a patch test before using it.
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.
Eugenol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant liquid that can be found naturally in the essential oils derived from cloves, cinnamon, basil, and bay leaf. It has a spicy and warm scent. People with sensitive skin should consider doing a patch test first, as it is a potential irritant.
Geraniol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile, plant-based, liquid chemical that can be naturally found in many essential oils (specifically rose, palmarosa, citronella). It has a rose-like scent. It is a potential irritant and may cause an allergic reaction in some people.
Glyceryl Caprylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy solid derived from vegetable oils that has emollient and emulsifying properties. It is also known to boost the efficacy of organic acid preservatives by destabilizing the microbe's cell membrane.
Linalool
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile compound naturally present in many essential oils. It has a pleasant scent and is often used in skincare products as a fragrance. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Mica
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A mineral powder made up of silicates with several functions (the main one being as a colorant). It has a shimmery appearance, making it highly desirable in certain cosmetic products. Mica also helps the product to apply more smoothly.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function