ChapStick - Vitamin Enriched Lip Night Serum

ChapStick Vitamin Enriched Lip Night Serum

WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • petrolatum
  • bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2
  • c12-15 alkyl benzoate
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • glycine soja oil
  • oenothera biennis oil
  • olea europaea fruit oil
  • tocopherol
  • +5 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"This nutrient-rich formula is infused with Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and evening primrose oil, and helps reduce visible signs of aging by moisturizing your lips while you sleep."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain ingredients that are able to reduce fine lines and wrinkles or help with skin elasticity, but it can improve the look of the skin temporarily through moisturization. Well-moisturized skin might also be able to repair the sun damage better.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"This nutrient-rich formula is infused with Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and evening primrose oil, and helps reduce visible signs of aging by moisturizing your lips while you sleep."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2, caprylic/capric triglyceride.

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: petrolatum

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (oenothera biennis oil). In theory, they could help neutralize free radicals in skin and lessen the damage it gets from the UV light (sun), but there is no evidence that these ingredients can have a noticeable effect in skin.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
HIGH
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
One of the most effective and the most studied occlusive ingredients that creates a protective layer on top of the skin preventing moisture loss
22% - 33%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and reduce water loss from its surface
5.3% - 8%
Enhances the product texture and makes it more spreadable. Helps reduce water loss from the outer layer of skin. Extands the shelf life by preventing bacteria growth
4.6% - 6.9%
3.8% - 5.7%
2.9% - 4.4%
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
2.3% - 3.5%
1.3% - 1.9%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can support skin barrier function
1.4% - 2.1%
An emollient that helps soften the skin but is not effective for restoring its barrier function. Might be helpful to calm down inflammation
1% - 1.45%
An unspecified blend of fragrant irritating ingredients
0.5% - 1.2%
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
0.4% - 0.95%
Being a lipid soluble form of vitamin C, it is more stable and can penetrate the skin better than L-Ascorbic acid. It is effective in protecting the skin from free radicals, as well as evening the skin tone, but is less effective in stimulating collagen production compared to L-Ascorbic acid.
0.15% - 0.7%
Used to dissolve other ingredients
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
0.1% - 0.4%
A good emollient that helps soften the skin and helps repair its barrier function
0.1% - 0.45%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.05% - 0.15%

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