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What does the product description say?
"For Lips That Go Bloom For just a hint of color and eight hours of moisture, the botanical waxes in these softly tinted balms will take your lips to lovely in one pretty swipe. . 8-hour moisture."
WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, butyrospermum parkii butter.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: lanolin

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Moisturizing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 100/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
An emollient. Found to be as effective as a moisturizer for dry skin as mineral oil. Could be comedogenic
22% - 33%
An oil from a mixture of different vegetables. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
8.3% - 12.4%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
5.1% - 7.6%
An emollient that helps soften the skin but is not effective for restoring its barrier function. Might be helpful to calm down inflammation
3.8% - 5.7%
3% - 4.5%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and thickens the product's texture
2.4% - 3.6%
1.9% - 2.8%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
1.7% - 2.6%
An unspecified blend of fragrant irritating ingredients
1.4% - 2%
Sebum of wool-bearing animals (most commonly sheep). Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and reduce the skin water loss. In rare cases could be an allergen. Not suitable for vegans
1.2% - 1.8%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
1% - 1.5%
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
0.85% - 1.3%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.6% - 1.4%
0.6% - 1.4%
0.55% - 1.25%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.5% - 1.2%
Can be helpful in reducing inflammation in skin. Is a likely irritant
0.5% - 1.15%
A good emollient that helps soften the skin and helps repair its barrier function
0.5% - 1.15%
A plant oil that can help soften the upper layer of the skin
0.45% - 1.1%
The same compound that is used safely in dental implants and bone cements. In cosmetics, it is used to improve the consistency of products
0.45% - 1.05%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.35% - 0.85%
Carmine. A colorant. Can be an allergen
0.1% - 0.5%
A red colorant made of iron oxide. Typically is not irritating
0.1% - 0.45%
A colorant. Usually well-tolerated
0.1% - 0.4%
An iron oxide. Used as a colorant. Is usually well tolerated
0.1% - 0.35%
An unspecified blend of fragrant irritating ingredients
0.05% - 0.3%

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