Charles + Lee - Pre-Shave Oil

Charles + Lee Pre-Shave Oil

PROMISES
FULFILLED
50 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
Key ingredients
  • coco-caprylate
  • glycine soja oil
  • macadamia integrifolia seed oil
  • olea europaea fruit oil
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"antioxidant properties encourage skin repair, helping to reduce pigmentation and signs of ageing caused by free radicals Tea Tree Oil ."
WIMJ summary

This product contains tocopherol. This ingredient help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they might be able to prevent early signs of aging (like fine lines and wrinkles), at least to some extent. These ingredients will not be able to "reverse" signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"antioxidant properties encourage skin repair, helping to reduce pigmentation and signs of ageing caused by free radicals Tea Tree Oil ."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low

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What does the product description say?
"A nourishing pre-shave oil, packed with moisturising ingredients to prepare your stubble for a smooth shave and eliminate razor burn."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: ricinus communis seed oil, simmondsia chinensis seed oil.

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).

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

This product contains antioxidants (tocopherol) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

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
An emollient that softens skin and creates a nice product texture
A great emollient that can also have anti-oxidant properties

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