ShiKai - Cucumber Melon Hand + Body Lotion

ShiKai Cucumber Melon Hand + Body Lotion

  • Moisturizing
  • ceramide np
  • borago officinalis seed oil
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • carthamus tinctorius seed oil
  • cetyl alcohol
  • dimethicone
  • glycerin
  • persea gratissima oil
  • prunus armeniaca kernel oil
  • theobroma cacao seed butter
  • triticum vulgare germ oil
  • +8 more
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"Leaves Skin Soft & Silky Smooth This elegant moisturizing lotion will leave your skin feeling sensuously soft and smooth as it provides nourishment and soothing relief for dry or rough areas."
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, aloe barbadensis leaf juice.

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: dimethicone, borago officinalis seed oil.

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

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
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
9% - 11%
The ingredient is not recognized
A type of lipid similar to ceramides naturally present in skin. Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and supports the skin barrier function to keep it hydrated. Can help to prevent inflammation in skin
5.7% - 7%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
3.5% - 4.2%
An emollient that helps soften the skin
3.1% - 3.7%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and could be helpful in repairing its barrier function
2.6% - 3.2%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and might help calm down inflammation
2.3% - 2.8%
A good emoillient. Contains vitamin E which can help neutralise free radicals, however the oil is unstable. Avoid if you have gluten or wheat sensitivity (including food allergies).
1.9% - 2.4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.4% - 1.7%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
1.2% - 1.4%
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
0.9% - 1.1%
A non-drying alcohol that works to soften the skin and stabilize product formulations helping oil and water mix together
0.95% - 1.15%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
0.7% - 1%
A plant oil that is effective in reducing irritation in skin, restore the barrier function and support its hydration
0.55% - 0.8%
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.
0.55% - 0.8%
A preservative
0.45% - 0.65%
0.25% - 0.45%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.3% - 0.55%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.25% - 0.5%

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