The Ordinary

"B" Oil

"B" Oil
5.0

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

0.0Humectancy10.0Occlusivity

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. The Ordinary "B" Oil has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? It is purely occlusive. It has zero Humectancy (we didn't find any humectant ingredients on the ingredient list) and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Botanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
22
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
11
Crambe Abyssinica Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1
BisabololBotanical,SyntheticSoothing,Fragrance
1
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1
Ethylhexyl StearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient
1
Isochrysis Galbana ExtractBotanical
1
Adansonia Digitata Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
1
Argania Spinosa Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
0.3
Borago Officinalis Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
0.3
Rosa Canina Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
0.3
Sclerocarya Birrea Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient

Ingredients explained

Score

60

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.
Score

22

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An occlusive moisturizing and emollient compound that forms part of the skin’s sebum. The main source of squalane had always been shark liver. Now, however, it is manufactured synthetically or derived from plant oils, such as olive and peanut oil.
Score

11

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Emulsion stabilizing

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil obtained from the Crambe plant. It mainly consists of moisturizing occlusive and emollient fatty acids such as erucic, oleic, linoleic acids.
Score

1

Function

Soothing, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An anti-inflammatory compound found naturally in German chamomile essential oil. It has a pleasant, sweet, and floral scent. Bisabolol also has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties but can cause an allergic reaction in more sensitive individuals.
Score

1

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical

A liquid plant wax, also known as Jojoba oil, pressed from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis. These seeds can contain up to 50% of liquid wax. It is used as an occlusive moisturizer, emollient, and emulsifier.

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