Acnecide - Face Gel Spot Treatment with Benzoyl Peroxide

Acnecide Face Gel Spot Treatment with Benzoyl Peroxide

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WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • benzoyl peroxide
  • glycerin
  • silica
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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What does the product description say?
"Suitable for mild acne, the topical face wash is enriched with the active ingredient 5% benzoyl peroxide, helping to remove up to 95% of bacteria which leads to acne spots."
WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (carbomer, poloxamer 182) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Face Gel Spot Treatment with Benzoyl Peroxide"
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WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce breakouts and clogged pores because it contains the following ingredient: benzoyl peroxide. This ingredient is used for treating acne and can have a noticeable effect.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
benzoyl peroxide
Has skin benefit
edta
does not have skin benefit
poloxamer 182
Has skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
A potent anti-bacterial ingredient that is effective against acne. Often leads to skin dryness and can be irritating
5%
Declared
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Help to stabilize the product formulation
0.5% - 1%
Helps oil and water mix together
5.1% - 7.7%
Helps create a gel-like product texture. Can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
4.1% - 6.1%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
2.9% - 4.3%
Used to stabilize product formulation, help create an even product layer over skin (for example, in sunscreen) and create a thicker product consistency
2.3% - 3.4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.7% - 2.6%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
1.3% - 2%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.8% - 1.2%
Plain old water
0.4% - 0.95%

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