The Body Shop Spa of the World Japanese Camellia Body Cream

Spa of the World Japanese Camellia Body Cream
6.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
2.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Highly moisturizing. The Body Shop Spa of the World Japanese Camellia Body Cream has a moisturizing rating of 6.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 2.0 out of 10 and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
70
9
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4
2.5
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1
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0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 2 10 2.0
1
1
Occlusivity All occlusives 21.2 20 10.0
9.0
6.0
4.0
1.0
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 6.0
All humectants
2.0
Pentylene Glycol
1
Caprylyl Glycol
1
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
21.2
Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter
9.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
6.0
Vegetable Oil
4.0
Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil
1.0
Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil
0.3
Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
0.3
Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
6.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
6
4
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 21.2 20 10.0
All occlusives
21.2
Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter
9.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
6.0
Vegetable Oil
4.0
Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil
1.0
Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil
0.3
Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
0.3
Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
1
1
All humectants 2 10 2
All humectants
2.0
Pentylene Glycol
1
Caprylyl Glycol
1
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 0.6 3 No
All antioxidants
0.6
p-Anisic Acid
0.3
Tocopherol
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.
Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter
Est. %9
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %6
Function
Origin
A semi-solid, buttery fat extracted from the seeds of the Shea tree that is a wonderful occlusive and emollient ingredient mainly comprised of fatty acids. Shea butter contains a large amount of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
Vegetable Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient fatty oil obtained from various plant sources. It consists mainly of triglycerides and saturated or unsaturated fatty acids.
Sodium Polyacrylate
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
This white powder is primarily used as a viscosity controlling agent. It is added to the water phase, which then thickens to form a clear gel. Sodium polyacrylate can also serve as an emollient, absorbent, and emulsion stabilizer.
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %1
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.
Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Extracted from the seeds of the flowering plant tea oil camellia (not to be confused with tea tree oil), this occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil consists of oleic and linoleic fatty acids, vitamin E, and phytosterols.
Pentylene Glycol
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A naturally or synthetically derived preservative that exhibits effective antifungal and antibacterial traits. It also acts as a booster for more traditional preservatives. Pentylene glycol can also serve as a moisturizing humectant and solvent.
Caprylyl Glycol
Est. %1
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.
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.
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.
Citric Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A gently exfoliating AHA that helps to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. In comparison to other AHAs, citric acid has been shown to be one of the least effective. It is also very commonly used as a stabilizing and pH-controlling agent.
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.
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.
Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A solid, butter-like substance that is a highly occlusive moisturizer and emollient. It is a mixture of various plant oils (such as soy, olive, corn, canola, peanut, and many others) which has been refined.
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.
Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil extracted from mango seeds that is comprised of emollient and occlusive moisturizing stearic and oleic acids. It is best suited for dry skin.
p-Anisic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A simple phenolic acid with antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that is used as a preservative. It has a faint, sweet aroma and can be found in anise, fennel, and cocoa seeds.
Sodium Hydroxide
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An ingredient that is able to bring the pH of a product up, thereby making it less harsh on the skin.
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.
Tocopherol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Simply another name for vitamin E. Tocopherol is a fantastic ingredient and especially beneficial for dry and inflamed skin. It has occlusive moisturizing, emollient, antioxidant, and photoprotective properties.
Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A thick wax obtained from the stems of the Candelilla, or wax plant that is native to Mexico and the southern USA. Its stems are covered in wax to protect the plant from water loss. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient.