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Can the product deliver on its promises?

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Clean & Clear Acne Triple Clear Exfoliating Facial Scrub for clear, refreshed skin."
WIMJ summary for cleansing

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.

It contains the following cleansing agents that tend to be harsh on the skin: benzalkonium chloride.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people sodium c14-16 olefin sulfonate.

Keep in mind that cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Acne Triple Clear Exfoliating Facial Scrub"
From product name
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

This product can help reduce breakouts and clogged pores because it contains the following ingredient: salicylic acid. This ingredient is used for treating acne and can have a noticeable effect.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Acne Triple Clear Exfoliating Facial Scrub"
From product name
WIMJ summary for exfoliation

This product can help exfoliate the skin. In other words, it helps break down the bonds between dead cells on the surface of the skin and speed up the skin turnover. Skin often appears softer and brighter after exfoliation, but overdoing it can result in disrupted skin barrier. The following ingredient is doing the exfoliating job in this product: salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Exfoliation
Anti-blemish
Cleansing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 91/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
2%
Declared
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Helps oil and water mix together and used as a cleansing agent. Can be irritating and is better avoided for sensitive skin
11% - 13%
Used as a cleansing agent. Helps water and oil mix together
6.4% - 7.9%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
3.2% - 3.9%
Can be used to help absorb oil as well as add volume and imporve texture of products.
2.4% - 3%
1.9% - 2.4%
1.7% - 2.1%
Used to adjust the product's pH
1.3% - 1.6%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.1% - 1.3%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
1% - 1.2%
0.6% - 0.9%
0.65% - 0.95%
Helps water and oil mix together and works as a cleansing agent (detergent). Also used as a preservative. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.1%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.3% - 0.55%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.25% - 0.45%
0.15% - 0.3%
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
0.2% - 0.4%
Used as a fragrance and can be irritating
0.1% - 0.15%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC

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