The White Company

Seychelles Body Butter

Seychelles Body Butter
7.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

10.0Humectancy5.5Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Highly moisturizing. The White Company Seychelles Body Butter has a moisturizing rating of 7.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10.0 out of 10 and a moderate Occlusivity of 5.5 out of 10.

What else is good about it? The White Company Seychelles Body Butter is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
60
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
11
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf JuiceBotanicalMoisturizing (humectant),Antioxidant,Soothing,Emollient
6
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
4
GlycerinBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (humectant),Soothing,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
3.5
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) ButterBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
3
Cetearyl AlcoholBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
2.5
Glyceryl StearateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Dicaprylyl EtherBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
BeeswaxAnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Antimicrobial,Fragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Cetearyl GlucosideBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
1
Sodium PolyacrylateSyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
FragranceBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalFragrance

Ingredients explained

Score

60

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

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.
Score

11

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Antioxidant, Soothing, Emollient

Origin

Botanical

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.
Score

6

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

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.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (humectant), Soothing, Emollient, Fragrance, Denaturant, Solvent, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

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.
Score

3.5

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Botanical

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.

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