Clean & Clear - Clean & Clear Advantage Rapid Gel

Clean & Clear Clean & Clear Advantage Rapid Gel

WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • lactic acid
  • capryloyl glycine
  • cyclopentasiloxane
  • glycerin
  • hamamelis virginiana extract
  • sarcosine
  • +4 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
91 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Clean & Clear Advantage Rapid Gel"
From product name
WIMJ summary

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.

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
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What does the product description say?
"Thorough yet kind-to-skin, the spot gel assists with removing the appearance of excess oil and shine, minimising the chance of further breakouts occurring."
WIMJ summary

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
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What does the product description say?
"A gentle exfoliation process is encouraged, helping to eliminate spot-causing bacteria."
WIMJ summary

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
HIGH
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
8.1% - 9.9%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.1% - 5%
Used to create a thicker product consistency and stabilize the product formulation
3.1% - 3.8%
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% - 2.4%
A silicone that helps improve the product texture and spreadability. Can absord oil creating a short-term mattifying effect on the skin
1.9% - 2.3%
Used to improve the product consistency
1.7% - 2%
1.4% - 1.7%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
1.1% - 1.3%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Helps to enhance the penetration of other ingredients and attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.75% - 1.15%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
0.6% - 0.9%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.5% - 0.8%
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
0.45% - 0.65%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
0.4% - 0.65%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
0.35% - 0.6%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)
0.3% - 0.6%
Helps create a more spreadable product texture
0.3% - 0.6%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.3% - 0.55%
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps oil and water mix together, preserve cosmetic products, and attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.35% - 0.6%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.25% - 0.45%
A drying alcohol. Can increase skin's sensitivity and cause dryness and irritation
0.2% - 0.4%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
0.2% - 0.4%
0.2% - 0.35%
Helps create thicker product formulations and stabilize emulsions
0.2% - 0.4%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.2% - 0.35%
0.15% - 0.3%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.2%
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%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.05% - 0.15%

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