BYBI - Milk Melt

BYBI Milk Melt

  • Cleansing
  • lactic acid
  • avena sativa kernel extract
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • cocos nucifera fruit extract
  • glycerin
  • lactobacillus ferment
  • tocopherol
  • +4 more
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Formula review

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"Recommended for dry, sensitive and reactive skin types, the fragrance-free cleanser blends probiotic coconut yoghurt and oat kernel extract to restore balance to the microbiome and lift traces of dirt, oil and sunscreen without stripping natural oils."
WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (caprylic acid, coco-glucoside, lauryl glucoside, polyglyceryl-4 laurate, sodium cocoamphoacetate, sodium cocoyl glutamate, sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate, sorbitan laurate, 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

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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 good mix of fatty acids that forms a protective layer on the skin. Improves the shelf life of products. Derived from coconut and glycerin
5.6% - 8.5%
Used as a cleansing agent (surfactant) in cleansers. Helps water and oil mix together in lotions. Can be irritating
5.2% - 7.8%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
3.3% - 5%
Helps water and oil mix together
2.5% - 3.8%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent. Creates foam
2% - 3%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
1.3% - 1.9%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.1% - 1.7%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.95% - 1.45%
Helps water and oil mix together and works as a cleansing agent
0.85% - 1.25%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.4% - 0.95%
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)
0.45% - 1.05%
An emollient. Found to be as effective as a moisturizer for dry skin as mineral oil. Could be comedogenic
0.5% - 1.1%
0.4% - 0.95%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and repair the skin barrier function
0.3% - 0.75%
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
0.2% - 0.75%
0.2% - 0.7%
A fermentation product created by bacteria Lactobacillus. The fermented product has anti-bacterial properties and might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but studies are lacking. Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Can be used as a preservative
0.15% - 0.55%
0.2% - 0.7%
An effective moisturizing and skin barrier repair ingredient. Helps calm down inflammation and has some anti-oxidant properties
0.15% - 0.65%
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
0.1% - 0.4%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.3%

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