• Moisturizing
  • glycerin
75 /100
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"A powerful blend of Prickly Pear Seed Oil and Cactus Extract works to replenish vital moisture to skin whilst creating a protective barrier in order to prevent environmental damage."
WIMJ summary

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": glycerin, butylene glycol.

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. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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Potential irritants


Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
The ingredient is not recognized
Plain old water
40% - 60%
7% - 10.6%
Plain old water
3.5% - 5.2%
Helps dissolve other ingredients in a formulation
2.3% - 3.4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.7% - 2.5%
A preservative
0.01% - 0.05%
Helps create a thicker product consistency
1% - 1.5%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
1% - 1.5%
0.85% - 1.3%
A mineral that is claimed to be able to support collagen product in skin, but evidence of effectiveness is missing
0.5% - 1.2%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.4% - 0.95%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.3% - 0.75%
Helps create a gel-like product texture. Can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
0.15% - 0.6%
Helps adjust pH in products
0.1% - 0.35%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.01% - 0.05%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.01% - 0.05%

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