SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Moisturizing Masque
- lactic acid
- butyrospermum parkii butter
- capryloyl glycerin/sebacic acid copolymer
- cetearyl alcohol
- +6 more
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WIMJ summary for moisturizing
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, trehalose.
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: butyrospermum parkii butter, ricinus communis seed oil.
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Ingredients by volume
Plain old water
|40% - 60%|
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
|5.3% - 7.9%|
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
|3.8% - 5.7%|
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