Weleda - Calendula Comforting Body Lotion

Weleda Calendula Comforting Body Lotion

PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Works for
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients
  • beeswax
  • glycerin
  • glyceryl stearate se
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"Calendula works to sooth skin and oils from sweet almond and sesame hydrate."
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.

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, sesamum indicum seed oil.

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
A good moisturizing plant oil. Due to the high linoleic acid content, it helps soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss and support skin barrier function
An emollient that softens the skin

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