Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery Cream

Golden Hour Recovery Cream
8.2
/ 10
Moisturizing
10.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
6.5 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Intensely moisturizing. Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery Cream has a moisturizing rating of 8.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Rather humectant. It has a maximum Humectancy of 10 out of 10 and a high Occlusivity of 6.5 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery 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 69 10 10.0
65
2.5
1.5
Occlusivity All occlusives 12.9 20 6.5
9.0
2.0
1.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 8.2
All humectants
69.0
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
65
Glycerin
2.5
Galactoarabinan
1.5
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
12.9
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
9.0
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil
2.0
Cetyl Palmitate
1.3
Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
8.2
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
9
2
1.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 12.9 20 6.5
All occlusives
12.9
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
9.0
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil
2.0
Cetyl Palmitate
1.3
Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
65
2.5
1.5
All humectants 69 10 10
All humectants
69.0
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
65
Glycerin
2.5
Galactoarabinan
1.5
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
65
1.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 67.7 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
67.7
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
65
Galactoarabinan
1.5
Tocopherol
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
0.3
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
0.3
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %9
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.
Glyceryl Stearate Citrate
Est. %4
Function
Origin
An ingredient composed of citric acid, stearic acid, and glycerin. Glyceryl stearate citrate acts as an emollient in skincare products, making the skin appear smooth and pleasant to the touch.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Est. %3.9
Function
Origin
A blend of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol, the fatty alcohols that are derived from palm oil. It helps to create emulsions that give off a soft and silky emollient feel and also increase product thickness.
Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A biotechnological fermentation ingredient that is created by feeding radish root to Leuconostoc kimchii. It allegedly contains organic acids and a mixture of peptides known as bacteriocins – which have antimicrobial activity.
Glycerin
Est. %2.5
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.
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A fatty oil expressed from the seeds of meadowfoam. It is used in skincare as an occlusive moisturizer and emollient that leaves the skin feeling soft and silky after application.
Galactoarabinan
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
A plant polysaccharide with humectant moisturizing properties that is most commonly obtained from Larch trees. It consists of two simple sugars: galactose and arabinose.
Cetyl Palmitate
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
A moisturizing occlusive and emollient wax ester that consists of cetyl alcohol and palmitic acid. In nature, cetyl palmitate is found, and was first identified, in spermaceti, a waxy substance from inside the skull of the sperm whale.
Undecylenic Glycerides
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Alcohol
Est. %0.3
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.
Citric Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A gently exfoliating AHA that helps to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. In comparison to other AHAs, citric acid has been shown to be one of the least effective. It is also very commonly used as a stabilizing and pH-controlling agent.
Glyceryl Caprylate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A waxy solid derived from vegetable oils that has emollient and emulsifying properties. It is also known to boost the efficacy of organic acid preservatives by destabilizing the microbe's cell membrane.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A strongly emollient and occlusive moisturizing fraction of sunflower oil that consists of waxes, sterols, phospholipids, and vitamin E.
Octyldodecanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An emollient fatty alcohol that spreads easily without leaving a greasy residue on the skin. It is also used as a solvent and dispersing agent for other ingredients.
Santalum Spicata Wood Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Cardiospermum Halicacabum Flower/Leaf/Vine Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing extract obtained from the balloon plant. It has plenty of anti-inflammatory flavonoids, phytosterols, and phenolic compounds.
Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A richly emollient and occlusive moisturizing fatty oil extracted from black currant seeds. It has a unique content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and is suitable for oily and acne-prone skin.
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
Est. %0.3
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.
Cymbopogon Martini Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential oil distilled from an Indian grass species known as palmarosa. It has two rose-scented volatile compounds - geraniol and nerol.
Sclerotium Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A thickener with a silky, velvety feel that many manufacturers use as an alternative to silicones.
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Also known as Damask rose oil, it is one of the most precious and expensive essential oils in the world obtained from the petals of the Damask rose. It is used in skincare as a luxurious fragrance.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A soothing and astringent extract derived from the fragrant, spicy leaves of rosemary. It has strong antioxidant properties. Rosemary extract can reduce signs of inflammation and also acts as an emollient and antimicrobial agent.
Sodium Phytate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Sodium phytate is a chelating agent that serves to remove heavy metal ions from water. Removing metal ions helps other ingredients, such as antioxidants and preservatives, to perform better and keep products from separating.
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.
Xanthan Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural multi-functional ingredient that originates from fermented sugars. Xanthan gum acts as a viscosity-building agent to thicken skincare products. It is also an excellent stabilizer and works well to hold other ingredients together.
Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant essential neroli oil distilled from the flowers of the bitter orange tree. It has a rich, orange-floral scent with fresh and spicy notes.
Sodium Anisate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A natural preservative with a sweet scent.