Australian Bodycare - Rescue Cream

Australian Bodycare Rescue Cream

  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-oxidation
  • beeswax
  • cetyl ricinoleate
  • glycerin
  • macadamia ternifolia seed oil
  • tocopherol
  • +2 more
75 /100
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Barrier cream for the prevention and care of red and irritated skin."
WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: beeswax, cetyl ricinoleate.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
meets threshold
meets threshold
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
does not meet threshold

Potential irritants


Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and improve the product texture
4.6% - 6.9%
Helps oil and water mix together
3.2% - 4.8%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
2.7% - 4.1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.1% - 3.1%
Used to help oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
1.4% - 2.2%
An emollient that helps soften the upper layer of the skin
1.3% - 1.9%
Plant oil from nuts that helps soften the upper layer of the skin. Contains a high concentration of oleic acid that can weaken skin's barrier function and increase water-loss while enhancing penetration of other ingredients
1% - 1.5%
0.55% - 1.3%
0.5% - 1.15%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
0.35% - 0.85%
Used to create a nice product texture
0.15% - 0.5%
A preservative. It can be irritating
0.05% - 0.3%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.05% - 0.2%
0.05% - 0.3%

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