The Organic Pharmacy Double Rose Rejuvenating Face Cream

Double Rose Rejuvenating Face Cream
9.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
8.3 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. The Organic Pharmacy Double Rose Rejuvenating Face Cream has a moisturizing rating of 9.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 8.3 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 The Organic Pharmacy Double Rose Rejuvenating Face Cream 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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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 11.1 10 10.0
9
1.5
0.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 16.6 20 8.3
6.0
4.0
3.0
2.0
1.0
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 9.2
All humectants
11.1
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
9
Honey
1.5
Sodium Lactate
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
16.6
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
6.0
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil
4.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
3.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
2.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
Propolis Wax
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
9.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
4
3
2
1
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 16.6 20 8.3
All occlusives
16.6
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
6.0
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil
4.0
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
3.0
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
2.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
1.0
Propolis Wax
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
9
1.5
0.3
0.3
All humectants 11.1 10 10
All humectants
11.1
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
9
Honey
1.5
Sodium Lactate
0.3
Glycerin
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
9
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 10.8 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
10.8
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
9
Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract
0.3
Centella Asiatica Extract
0.3
Calendula Officinalis Extract
0.3
Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Ascorbyl Palmitate
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.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
Est. %9
Function
Origin
A gelatinous juice from Aloe vera leaves that acts as a powerful humectant, emollient, and antioxidant. It contains enzymes, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that soothe irritated skin and have wound-healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Est. %6
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.
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An emollient fatty oil expressed from sesame seeds. It is made up majorly of unsaturated fatty acids, linoleic acid (up to 45%), and oleic acid (up to 38%). Sesame oil is an occlusive moisturizer that is rich in antioxidant compounds.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %3
Function
Origin
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.
Glyceryl Stearate
Est. %2.5
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.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Est. %2
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.
Honey
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A supersaturated solution of sugars, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and bioactive compounds. It is used in skincare for its antimicrobial, emollient, moisturizing, and soothing properties.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A mixture of phytosterols isolated from soybean oil. Phytosterols, when used in skincare products, have emollient properties and can make the skin feel softer and smoother.
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil extracted from the little hard seeds inside of the red, fleshy rosehip. It contains mainly emollient fatty acids and a very high amount of antioxidant carotenoids, which give the oil its light orange color.
Ascorbyl Palmitate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A form of vitamin C derived from ascorbic acid and palmitic acid. It is more stable and less irritating than ascorbic acid. Unfortunately, Ascorbyl Palmitate lacks the studies to prove its anti-wrinkle efficacy.
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.
Geraniol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile, plant-based, liquid chemical that can be naturally found in many essential oils (specifically rose, palmarosa, citronella). It has a rose-like scent. It is a potential irritant and may cause an allergic reaction in some people.
Glycerin
Est. %0.3
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.
Hypericum Perforatum Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract from one of the most famous and well-researched medicinal herbs - St. John’s Wort. It contains plenty of unique anti-inflammatory and astringent phytochemicals.
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.
Sorbic Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An organic acid that can be naturally found in the berries of the Mountain ash, although it is manufactured synthetically for skincare purposes. It is used as a preservative and antimicrobial agent, protecting a skincare product from spoiling.
Pelargonium Graveolens Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rosa Damascena Flower Water
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant water that is leftover after the steam distillation of Damask rose petals. During this process, the essential oil floats to the surface of the water and is collected. The leftover water has a fresh, rosy scent.
Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract derived from the berries of the bilberry plant, sometimes called European blueberry. It is rich in antioxidant anthocyanins and astringent tannins.
Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function