INIKA - Organic BB Cream

INIKA Organic BB Cream

  • Moisturizing
  • opuntia ficus-indica seed oil
  • argania spinosa kernel oil
  • cetyl alcohol
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • lactobacillus ferment
  • persea gratissima oil
  • punica granatum seed oil
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • titanium dioxide
  • vitis vinifera seed oil
  • +9 more
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"Boasting a formula containing the highest percentage of certified organic ingredients in any BB cream on the market, the lightweight, multipurpose, non-clogging cream works to prime, moisturise and cover up imperfections with its silky, blendable texture."
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, lactobacillus ferment.

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: helianthus annuus seed oil, ricinus communis seed oil.

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
23% - 34%
4.1% - 6.1%
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
4.8% - 7.2%
A great emollient that can also have anti-oxidant properties
3.9% - 5.8%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
3.1% - 4.6%
Helps oil and water mix together
2% - 3%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.5% - 2.2%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
1.4% - 2.1%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and could be helpful in repairing its barrier function
1.1% - 1.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.95% - 1.4%
0.85% - 1.25%
An emollient that helps soften the upper layer of the skin. Might have some weak anti-oxidant properties
0.5% - 1.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.45% - 1.05%
A plant oil that helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can support skin's barrier function due to its high content of linoleic acid. It also has anti-microbial properties
0.45% - 1.05%
An essential oil. Can be irritating. Can become an allergen with oxidation
0.35% - 0.85%
An essential oil. Potential allergen and can be irritating. It has some anti-bacterial properties
0.35% - 0.8%
A very irritating fragrant ingredient
0.2% - 0.75%
A plant oil with a high content of volatile compounds that can irritate the skin and lead to allergic reactions. Can lead to photosensitivity
0.15% - 0.6%
A fermentation product created by bacteria Lactobacillus. The fermented product has anti-bacterial properties and might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but studies are lacking. Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Can be used as a preservative
0.15% - 0.65%
A non-drying alcohol that works to soften the skin and stabilize product formulations helping oil and water mix together
0.35% - 0.8%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.2% - 0.7%
An umbrella term for the following three colorants: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499
0.1% - 0.45%
0.1% - 0.45%
A blue pigment
0.1% - 0.35%

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