Alo - Enzyme Facial Cleanser

Alo Enzyme Facial Cleanser

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FULFILLED
50 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliation
Key ingredients
  • myristoyl pentapeptide-8
  • brassica campestris seed oil
  • canola oil
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What does the product description say?
"Enzyme Facial 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 (cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine, coco-glucoside, decyl glucoside, disodium cocoyl glutamate, glyceryl oleate, sodium cocoyl glutamate, xanthan gum) 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: coco-glucoside, decyl glucoside, glyceryl oleate

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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HIGH
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"Additionally, aloe vera helps to soothe skin and pineapple enzyme works to brighten dull skin."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain effective exfoliating ingredients. It might be able to deliver physical exfoliation, that is scrub off some of the dead cells on the surface of the skin. We do not recommend physical exfoliation, because it is not uniform (some bits of skin can get exfoliated too much while others not at all). It can also traumatize the skin and aggrevate acne and other skin conditions.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant

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