St. Ives

Softening Coconut & Orchid Hand & Body Lotion

Softening Coconut & Orchid Hand & Body Lotion
7.1

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

9.3Humectancy4.8Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. St. Ives Softening Coconut & Orchid Hand & Body Lotion has a moisturizing rating of 7.1 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Rather humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.3 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 4.8 out of 10.

  • 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
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
0.3
Cetyl AlcoholBotanical,AnimalEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
Caprylyl GlycolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (humectant),Emollient,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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