Neal's Yard Remedies - Hand Care Wild Rose Hand Cream
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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • beeswax
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • glycerin
  • glycine soja oil
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis oil
  • rosa canina fruit oil
  • tocopherol
  • +5 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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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, helianthus annuus seed oil.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
6.7% - 8.2%
A good emollient that helps soften the skin and helps repair its barrier function
4.9% - 5.9%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
2.8% - 3.4%
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
2.4% - 3%
Helps water and oil in the product mix well together and improves product texture
1.9% - 2.4%
A great emollient. Contains vitamin E (tocopherol) which may give it some anti-oxidant properties. Can contain volatile compounds and can be irritating
1.7% - 2.1%
An emollient that softens the skin
1.6% - 1.9%
Helps stabilize a product formulation
1.2% - 1.5%
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
1.1% - 1.3%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.6%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.65% - 1%
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
0.6% - 0.9%
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
0.5% - 0.8%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.45% - 0.7%
An essential oil. Can be irritating. Can become an allergen with oxidation
0.5% - 0.75%
A preservative
0.45% - 0.7%
Used as a fragrance
0.45% - 0.65%
0.35% - 0.65%
An essential oil. Can be irritating
0.3% - 0.5%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.25% - 0.45%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.4%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.35%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.35%
Fragrance with sweet balsamic smell. Help to preserve products and dissolve other ingredients. Could trigger allergic reactions and be irritating
0.15% - 0.3%
A fragrance. Is a likely irritant
0.1% - 0.25%
Added to create a nice product smell. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.2%
A fragrance with a lemon scent. A likely irritant
0.1% - 0.15%
A fragrance. Is a likely irritant
0.05% - 0.1%

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