ACWELL - Bubble Free pH Balancing Cleanser

ACWELL Bubble Free pH Balancing Cleanser

WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • salicylic acid
  • centella asiatica extract
  • dipotassium glycyrrhizate
  • hamamelis virginiana extract
  • panthenyl triacetate
  • +3 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Bubble Free pH Balancing Cleanser"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (peg-11 methyl ether dimethicone, peg-7 glyceryl cocoate, triethanolamine) 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.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: peg-7 glyceryl cocoate

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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HIGH
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What does the product description say?
"Licorice Root Extract known for its anti-inflammatory properties helps to brighten and even out skin tone whilst Salicylic Acid (BHA), helps to gentle exfoliate and deep cleanse pores."
WIMJ summary

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

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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LOW
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LOW
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What does the product description say?
"Licorice Root Extract known for its anti-inflammatory properties helps to brighten and even out skin tone whilst Salicylic Acid (BHA), helps to gentle exfoliate and deep cleanse pores."
WIMJ summary

This product can help exfoliate the skin. In other words, it helps break down the bonds between dead cells on the surface of the skin and speed up the skin turnover. Skin often appears softer and brighter after exfoliation, but overdoing it can result in disrupted skin barrier. The following ingredient is doing the exfoliating job in this product: salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
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
23% - 34%
A plant extract that has been shown to be able to reduce inflammation in skin, support restoration of skin barrier function, as well as support collagen production. Contains active compounds called centelloids: asiaticoside, madecasosside, asiatic acid and madecassic acid. Might be helpful in preventing stretch marks. It can be itself be irritating though.
5.6% - 8.4%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
4.4% - 6.6%
A plant extract that can help lighten the skin and calm down inflammation. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals
3.5% - 5.2%
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
1.25% - 2.5%
Plain old water
1.8% - 2.7%
1.4% - 2.1%
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
1% - 1.5%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
0.95% - 1.4%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.6% - 1.4%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.4% - 1%
0.4% - 0.9%
Used to adjust pH of the product and can help improve the product's smell
0.35% - 0.85%
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
0.3% - 0.75%
A plant extract that has been shown to be able to reduce inflammation in skin, support restoration of skin barrier function, as well as support collagen production. Contains active compounds called centelloids: asiaticoside, madecasosside, asiatic acid and madecassic acid. Might be helpful in preventing stretch marks. It can be itself be irritating though.
0.35% - 0.8%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
0.2% - 0.75%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.6%
A salt derived from licorice. Works as an emollient to soften the upper layer of the skin and can help calm down inflammation. Might be helpful for skin lightening
0.2% - 0.8%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.15% - 0.65%
A plant extract that can help lighten the skin and calm down inflammation. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals
0.2% - 0.7%
0.15% - 0.6%
0.15% - 0.55%
0.1% - 0.45%
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
0.1% - 0.4%
0.1% - 0.35%
Added to create a nice product smell. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.3%
A stable oil-soluble derivative of vitamin B5. It can help support skin barrier and reduce inflammation in skin
0.1% - 0.3%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.05% - 0.25%

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