African Botanics - Fleur De Rose Cream Cleanser

African Botanics Fleur De Rose Cream Cleanser

WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • niacinamide
  • salicylic acid
  • lactic acid
  • allantoin
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • cetyl alcohol
  • glycerin
  • mangifera indica seed butter
  • persea gratissima oil
  • sclerocarya birrea seed oil
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • squalane
  • vitis vinifera seed oil
  • +10 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Fleur De Rose Cream 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 (cetearyl alcohol, cetearyl glucoside, cetyl alcohol) 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
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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.

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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
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IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
A great emollient that can also have anti-oxidant properties
9.1% - 11.1%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
4% - 4.9%
Helps water and oil in the product mix well together and improves product texture
2.7% - 3.3%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and might have some anti-oxidant effect
2.3% - 2.8%
An oil naturally present in skin. Works as an emollient to soften the skin and form a protective layer on its surface without a greasy feeling.
2% - 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
1.8% - 2.2%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties
1.6% - 1.9%
A non-drying alcohol that works to soften the skin and stabilize product formulations helping oil and water mix together
1.5% - 1.8%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
1.2% - 1.5%
An emollient that helps to soften the skin. It has a high contetn of oleic acid that might weaken the skin barrier. Might have some anti-oxidant properties. It might be somewhat helpful against hyperpigmentation.
0.95% - 1.15%
A plant extract that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. It contains a compound salicin that can theoretically be converted into salicylic acid that, in turn, helps reduce inflammation in skin, but the evidence of effectiveness in skin is lacking and the extract is usually not used in a concentration that would enable an exfoliating effect
0.65% - 0.95%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.65% - 0.95%
Plant extract that might have help to neutralize free radicals in skin, but evidence of effectiveness is skin is lacking
0.55% - 0.85%
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture
0.5% - 0.8%
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)
0.5% - 0.75%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)
0.5% - 0.7%
0.5% - 0.7%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and could be helpful in repairing its barrier function
0.45% - 0.7%
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A plant oil that might have an antibacterial and some antioxidant effect. Is a common allergen and irritant
0.3% - 0.55%
The ingredient is not recognized
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0.3% - 0.5%
0.25% - 0.5%
0.25% - 0.45%
Contains essential oil. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.15% - 0.3%
The ingredient is not recognized
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