Carbon Theory - Mineral Mud Facial Wet Mask

Carbon Theory Mineral Mud Facial Wet Mask

WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • allantoin
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • cocos nucifera oil
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • mel
  • olea europaea fruit oil
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • tocopherol
  • zinc oxide
  • +8 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
37 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Carbon Theory's U. K lab formulated Breakout Control Facial Wet Mask delivers an intensive skin repair and breakout treatment ."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Shea butter keeps skin nourished and hydrated ."
WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: allantoin, glycerin.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: butyrospermum parkii butter, cocos nucifera oil.

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%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
7.4% - 9.1%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
5% - 6.2%
Helps oil and water mix together
3.3% - 4%
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
3.1% - 3.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.7% - 3.3%
An emollient that helps soften the skin but is not effective for restoring its barrier function. Might be helpful to calm down inflammation
2.2% - 2.7%
An emollient. Found to be as effective as a moisturizer for dry skin as mineral oil. Could be comedogenic
2% - 2.4%
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
1.5% - 1.9%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
A broad spectrum sunblock (protects from both UVA and UVB rays). Is suitable for most sensitive skins. In small concentrations, can be used as a colorant
1.4% - 1.7%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.65% - 1%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.7% - 1%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as an emollient
0.75% - 1.1%
Benefits for the skin are not clear
0.75% - 1.15%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and attract water to it
0.6% - 0.85%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
0.5% - 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
0.5% - 0.75%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.65%
A highly irritating fragrance
0.3% - 0.5%
An essential oil that can be irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
0.25% - 0.5%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.2% - 0.4%

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