Join the WIMJ community to get skincare help and use personalized tools
Get a skincare routine that works

Honest. Personalized. Free

We will ask you to log in & agree to our community guidelines.

Price comparison

Links are affiliated. Learn more

Can the product deliver on its promises?

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Advantage Acne Control 3-in-1 Foaming Face Wash"
From product name
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, sodium c14-16 olefin sulfonate.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people cocamidopropyl betaine.

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?
"Advantage Acne Control 3-in-1 Foaming Face Wash"
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?
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?
Anti-blemish
Cleansing
Exfoliation
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 87/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

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
40% - 60%
Helps oil and water mix together and used as a cleansing agent. Can be irritating and is better avoided for sensitive skin
9.9% - 14.9%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
4.5% - 6.7%
2.5% - 3.8%
2.1% - 3.1%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin. It can be irritating
1.5% - 2.3%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.2% - 1.8%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.85% - 1.3%
0.6% - 1.35%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.5% - 1%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.4% - 1%
0.4% - 1%
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%
Helps protect the ingredients in the formulation against UV light
0.2% - 0.7%
0.1% - 0.5%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product finish
0.1% - 0.4%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.05% - 0.2%

Similar products & dupes

Loading...
See all similar products

Questions

Scientific Sources