St. Ives

Renewing Collagen & Elastin Hand & Body Lotion

Renewing Collagen & Elastin Hand & Body Lotion
7.4

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

9.9Humectancy4.9Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. St. Ives Renewing Collagen & Elastin Hand & Body Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 7.4 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.9 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.9 out of 10.

What else is good about it? St. Ives Renewing Collagen & Elastin Hand & Body Lotion is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Stearic AcidBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Barrier repair,Emollient,Cleansing,Fragrance,Formula Helper
4
Glycol StearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
3
Isopropyl PalmitateBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2.5
Glycine Soja (Soybean) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance
2
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.5
TriethanolamineSyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
1
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Caprylyl GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Emollient,Preservative
0.3
PhenoxyethanolSyntheticAntimicrobial,Preservative

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), Barrier repair, Emollient, Cleansing, Fragrance, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

A saturated fatty acid found in vegetable butter and animal fats. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient and also helps to maintain the barrier function of the skin.
Score

4

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Opacifying

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

A natural ester that supports oil and water mixtures.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Fragrance, Binding

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An emollient ester of palmitic acid and isopropanol that gives the skin a smooth, soft, dry, non-oily after-feel. Isopropyl palmitate is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.

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