The Organic Pharmacy Sweet Vanilla Dry Oil

Sweet Vanilla Dry Oil
3.1
/ 10
Moisturizing
0.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
6.2 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. The Organic Pharmacy Sweet Vanilla Dry Oil has a moisturizing rating of 3.1 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Purely occlusive. It has zero Humectancy (we didn't find any humectant ingredients on the ingredient list) and a high Occlusivity of 6.2 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 The Organic Pharmacy Sweet Vanilla Dry Oil 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

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Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
50
22
11
6
4
1
1
1
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 0.0 10 0.0
None
Occlusivity All occlusives 12.3 20 6.2
6.0
4.0
1.0
1.0
0.3
Moisturizing rating 3.1
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
12.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
6.0
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
1.0
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
3.1
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
6
4
1
1
0.3
All occlusives 12.3 20 6.2
All occlusives
12.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
6.0
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
1.0
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1.0
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
None
All humectants 0.0 10 0.0
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
4
1
1
All antioxidants 6 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
6
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
4
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
1
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
1
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Diheptyl Succinate
Est. %50
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived ingredient made from castor oil and wheat . Usually it is part of an ingredient blend as an alternative to silicones. It helps improve the spread of a product and reduce tackiness while remaining light on the skin.
Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer
Est. %22
Function
Origin
A naturally-derived film-former that increases water resistance of a product. It is also referred to as an alternative to dimethicone.
Alcohol
Est. %11
Function
Origin
An effective antimicrobial ingredient that kills bacteria, fungi, and even some viruses. It is also an excellent solvent and astringent. Alcohol helps to create lighter and less viscous products. It can, however, be dehydrating and skin-sensitizing.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %6
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.
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil
Est. %4
Function
Origin
A fatty oil from Moroccan argan tree kernels commonly used as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient. Its uniqueness comes from its compounds: vitamin E, phospholipids, phenolic compounds, and rare phytosterols with antioxidant and emollient effects.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %1
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.
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
Est. %1
Function
Origin
An extract derived from the flowers of the pot marigold. Its yellow to bright orange flowers contain carotenoids, triterpenoids, and flavonoids. They all have fantastic anti-inflammatory activity and can help to soothe inflamed skin.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
<p>A famous olive oil widely used in skincare as an emollient and occlusive moisturizer. It contains mainly unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidant flavonoids, and oleuropeins. Olive oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.</p>
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.
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.
Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic fragrance with a scent similar to that of Lily of the Valley. It is on the list of allergens according to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), which means that its use should be restricted to minimize potential reactions.
Vanilla Planifolia Fruit
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
Est. %0.3
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.