St. Ives Renewing Collagen & Elastin Hand & Body Lotion

Renewing Collagen & Elastin Hand & Body Lotion
7.4
/ 10
Moisturizing
9.9 Humectancy icon Humectancy
4.9 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

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. 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
65
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6
4
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 9.9 10 9.9
9
0.3
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 9.8 20 4.9
6.0
2.5
1.3
Moisturizing rating 7.4
All humectants
9.9
Glycerin
9
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Hydrolyzed Elastin
0.3
Hydrolyzed Collagen
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
9.8
Stearic Acid
6.0
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
2.5
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
1.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
7.4
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
2.5
1.3
All occlusives 9.8 20 4.9
All occlusives
9.8
Stearic Acid
6.0
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
2.5
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
1.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
0.3
0.3
0.3
All humectants 9.9 10 9.9
All humectants
9.9
Glycerin
9
Caprylyl Glycol
0.3
Hydrolyzed Elastin
0.3
Hydrolyzed Collagen
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
2.5
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 3.1 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
3.1
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
2.5
BHT
0.3
Hydrolyzed Elastin
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %65
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.
Glycerin
Est. %9
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.
Stearic Acid
Est. %6
Function
Origin
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.
Glycol Stearate
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A natural ester that supports oil and water mixtures.
Isopropyl Palmitate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
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.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing oil expressed from soybeans. It does not leave an oily feeling on the skin due to its low content of saturated fatty acids. Glycine soja oil contains emollient fatty acids and a significant amount of antioxidants.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
An emollient and emulsifier typically derived from vegetable sources through a chemical reaction with glycerin. It provides stability, texture, and consistency to formulations. Its main function is to allow oil and water to mix.
Triethanolamine
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless, and highly viscous liquid, this ingredient is an excellent pH adjuster. When it is necessary to neutralize an acidic solution or to generally increase the pH of a product, triethanolamine is a common choice.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A famous occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil. It is derived from coconuts and may give a product a lovely coconut scent. Coconut oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
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.
Benzyl Alcohol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional ingredient that is supplied as a clear, colorless liquid. Its main function is as a flavoring agent and fragrance. It also acts as a broad-spectrum preservative, solvent, and viscosity-controlling agent that thins the product.
Benzyl Salicylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrance ingredient with a sweet, floral, and slightly balsamic scent. It is one of the twenty-six fragrances that are considered allergens according to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), and so its use is restricted.
BHT
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant ingredient that naturally occurs in green algae and some bacteria or fungi but, for commercial use, is created synthetically. BHT is also used occasionally as a fragrance, where it presents a sweet, camphor-like odor.
Coumarin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A plant-based fragrant compound that occurs in sweet-smelling grass, sweet woodruff, and sweet clover. It has a sweet and vanilla-like scent in high concentrations and a similar scent to freshly mowed grass in low concentrations.
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
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.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Stearamide AMP
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Hexyl Cinnamal
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic scent ingredient that produces a jasmine-like fragrance. According to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), hexyl cinnamal is a skin sensitizer and allergen and so its use in skincare should be limited.
Limonene
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of the most used fragrances in skincare products. It is produced from the peels of citrus fruits and has a fresh, pleasant, citrusy smell. People who are sensitive to citrus should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Carbomer
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic ingredient with the ability to gel water. When used in emulsions, such as lotions and creams, carbomer can also act as an emulsion stabilizer.
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient that improves product spreadability and offers a silky feel on the skin. It also acts as a preservative booster that improves the efficacy of other preservatives. According to the manufacturer, it is also a humectant moisturizer.
Hydrolyzed Collagen
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A humectant, film-forming, and emollient mixture of various proteins and peptides that were created by cutting the huge molecules of normal collagen into smaller pieces for better absorption. It also has some antioxidant properties.
Hydrolyzed Elastin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An elastic protein of animal origin that has been processed into smaller, water-soluble peptide fragments. It can be used to treat rough and chapped skin, as well as combat skin dryness.
Hydroxyethylcellulose
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived thickener that can form clear gel textures without the slimy feeling, unlike some other natural gel-formers.
Fragrance
Est. %0.3
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.