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  • Moisturizing
  • petrolatum
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • cera microcristallina
  • diisostearyl malate
  • isopropyl myristate
  • tocopherol
  • +3 more
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"Loved by mums, the nurturing balm provides instant relief to dry, chapped and sensitive lips with a comforting blend of shea butter and vitamin E to hydrate, soften and protect against irritation."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: butyrospermum parkii butter, cera microcristallina.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: petrolatum

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Used to create a thicker product consistency
23% - 34%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin
5.9% - 8.9%
An emollient that helps to soften the skin and create a pleasant product texture and stabilize the formulation
4.6% - 6.9%
One of the most effective and the most studied occlusive ingredients that creates a protective layer on top of the skin preventing moisture loss
3.6% - 5.4%
An emollient that helps soften the skin. Could be comedogenic
2.5% - 3.8%
Used to thicken the product's texture
2.2% - 3.3%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
1.8% - 2.7%
1.5% - 2.2%
Prevents water loss from the skin surface and thickens the product consistency
0.95% - 1.45%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss from its surface and create a thicker product consistency
0.9% - 1.3%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.4% - 1%
Used to stabilize product formulations and thicken product consistency
0.4% - 0.9%
An unspecified blend of fragrant irritating ingredients
0.1% - 0.45%
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
0.1% - 0.3%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.05% - 0.2%
Used to increase stability of product formulations
0.05% - 0.15%

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