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WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
  • ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate
  • glycerin
  • guaiazulene
  • laminaria ochroleuca extract
  • +2 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Algae Facial Cleanser"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people peg-7 glyceryl cocoate.

Keep in mind that 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
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
8.5% - 10.4%
Helps create a thicker product consistency
4.2% - 5.2%
Might be helpful in restoring skin barrier function and, when combined with zinc carbonate and malonic acid, reducing fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating elastin production. Also helps stabilize the product formulation
3.2% - 3.9%
Used as a cleansing agent. Helps water and oil mix together
3% - 3.7%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent
2.6% - 3.2%
1.7% - 2.1%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
1.4% - 1.8%
1.2% - 1.4%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
1% - 1.2%
Helps oil and water mix togehter and creates a nice product texture
0.75% - 1.15%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.55% - 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
0.5% - 0.75%
Essential oil that can be irritating
0.5% - 0.8%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties, but evidence is lacking
0.4% - 0.6%
A blue-colored ingredient that is traditionally used as a colorant. It has anti-inflammatory properties. For example, it is successfully used to treat diaper rash for new borns. It can help support the skin barrier by reducing inflammation
0.45% - 0.65%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.45% - 0.7%
Used to stabilize product formulation, help create an even product layer over skin (for example, in sunscreen) and create a thicker product consistency
0.4% - 0.6%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.35% - 0.65%
0.35% - 0.65%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.25% - 0.5%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.3% - 0.5%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.25% - 0.5%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.25% - 0.45%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.3% - 0.5%
Octinoxate. When used in higher concentrations, works as a sunscreen protecting the skin from UVB rays. When used in lower concentration, helps to preserve the product formulation. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can be irritating
0.45% - 0.7%
0.3% - 0.5%
Avobenzone. An organic, or so-called "chemical" UV filter. Protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Needs to be combined with other filters in a formulation to be stable.
0.45% - 0.7%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.25% - 0.45%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.16% - 0.32%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.45%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.35%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.2% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative. Is a frequent allergen
0.00075% - 0.0015%
Octisalate. A UV filter. It offers some protection against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB), but does not protect against the most aging sun rays (UVA). It loses its effectiveness quickly when exposed to sunlight. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen
0.25% - 0.5%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.1% - 0.2%
0.1% - 0.15%

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