|Ingredient name||what-it-does||irr., com.||ID-Rating|
|Organic Soya Oil (Organic Glycine Soja)||emollient, perfuming||0, 3||goodie|
|Organic Beeswax (Organic Cera Alba)||emollient, viscosity controlling, emulsifying, perfuming||0, 0-2|
|Natural Vitamin E Oil (Mixed Tocopherols Oil)||antioxidant||0-3, 0-3||goodie|
|Organic Rosemary Oil (Organic Rosmarinus Officinalis Oil)||antioxidant, antimicrobial/antibacterial||icky|
Waxelene Multi-Purpose OintmentIngredients explained
The emollient plant oil coming from the soybean. It is considered to be a nice, cost-effective base oil with moisturizing properties. As for its fatty acid profile, it contains 48-59% barrier-repairing linoleic acid, 17-30% nourishing oleic acid and also some (4.5-11%) potentially anti-inflammatory linolenic acid.
It's the yellow, solid stuff that you probably know from beeswax candles. It's a natural material produced by honey bees to build their honeycomb.
As for skincare, it's used as an emollient and thickening agent. It's super common in lip balms and lipsticks.
- Primary fat-soluble antioxidant in our skin
- Significant photoprotection against UVB rays
- Vit C + Vit E work in synergy and provide great photoprotection
- Has emollient properties
- Easy to formulate, stable and relatively inexpensive
The essential oil coming from the leafs of the lovely herb, rosemary. It contains several fragrant components, including the well-known irritant, camphor (around 15%). It has a nice smell, is a potent antioxidant and it's also an antimicrobial agent.
If your skin is sensitive, it's probably a good idea to avoid it.
|what‑it‑does||emollient | perfuming|
|irritancy, com.||0, 3|
|what‑it‑does||emollient | viscosity controlling | emulsifying | perfuming|
|irritancy, com.||0, 0-2|
|irritancy, com.||0-3, 0-3|
|what‑it‑does||antioxidant | antimicrobial/antibacterial|