The Organic Pharmacy Double Rose Ultra Face Cream

Double Rose Ultra Face Cream
9.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
8.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. The Organic Pharmacy Double Rose Ultra Face Cream has a moisturizing rating of 9.0 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 8.0 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 The Organic Pharmacy Double Rose Ultra 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
9
6
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2.5
2
1.5
1.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 72.5 10 10.0
65
6
1.5
Occlusivity All occlusives 16.1 20 8.0
9.0
4.0
2.5
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 9.0
All humectants
72.5
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
65
Glycerin
6
Sodium Lactate
1.5
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
16.1
Squalane
9.0
Beeswax
4.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
2.5
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
9.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
4
2.5
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 16.1 20 8.0
All occlusives
16.1
Squalane
9.0
Beeswax
4.0
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
2.5
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
65
6
1.5
All humectants 72.5 10 10
All humectants
72.5
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
65
Glycerin
6
Sodium Lactate
1.5
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
65
0.3
All antioxidants 65.3 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
65.3
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
65
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
Est. %65
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.
Squalane
Est. %9
Function
Origin
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.
Glycerin
Est. %6
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.
Beeswax
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A waxy substance made by bees while they are building their honeycombs. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient with wound healing and antimicrobial properties similar to those of honey. Its bleached, purified form is called Cera alba.
Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
An emollient ester that is derived from palm and palm kernel oil and is known for its velvety soft skin feel and excellent spreading properties.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
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.
Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Sodium Lactate
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A sodium salt of lactic acid. Its main function is as a humectant but it can also serve as a pH adjuster. Additionally, sodium lactate can also be used as a chemical exfoliant due to its close chemical relation to lactic acid.
Sorbitan Sesquioleate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A natural liquid ingredient that is yellow to amber in color and completely transparent. It supports oil and water mixtures and disperses minerals into oils.
Pelargonium Graveolens Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
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.
Eugenol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant liquid that can be found naturally in the essential oils derived from cloves, cinnamon, basil, and bay leaf. It has a spicy and warm scent. People with sensitive skin should consider doing a patch test first, as it is a potential irritant.
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
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.
Magnesium Sulfate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A naturally occurring mineral that is commonly used in skincare products as a bulking agent. It helps to control the viscosity of products by making them thicker.
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.
Polyglyceryl-3 Ricinoleate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
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.
Sucrose Polystearate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Water
Est. %0.3
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.
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.