The Organic Pharmacy

Sweet Vanilla Dry Oil

Sweet Vanilla Dry Oil
3.1

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

0.0Humectancy6.2Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? 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. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE
  • ESSENTIAL OIL-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
50
Diheptyl SuccinateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient
22
Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer Botanical,Synthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
11
AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticAntimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
4
Argania Spinosa Kernel OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient
1
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance
1
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1
Calendula Officinalis Flower ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Fragrance
0.3
Hypericum Perforatum ExtractBotanicalSoothing,Antimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance
0.3
Rosa Canina Fruit OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
0.3
Vanilla Planifolia FruitBotanicalFragrance

Ingredients explained

Score

50

Function

Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.
Score

22

Function

Film-forming

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

A naturally-derived film-former that increases water resistance of a product. It is also referred to as an alternative to dimethicone.
Score

11

Function

Antimicrobial, Astringent, Fragrance, Antifoaming, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

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.
Score

6

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.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Antioxidant, Emollient

Origin

Botanical

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.

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