Clearasil - Gentle Prevention Daily Clean Face Wash

Clearasil Gentle Prevention Daily Clean Face Wash

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Works for
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
Key ingredients
  • salicylic acid
  • niacinamide
  • cetyl alcohol
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Gentle Prevention Daily Clean Face Wash"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (cetyl alcohol, coco-glucoside, sodium cocoyl isethionate, sodium lauroyl sarcosinate, steareth-2, steareth-21, stearyl alcohol) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: coco-glucoside

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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HIGH
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What does the product description say?
"The face wash, formulated with a moisturizing complex, gently cleanses skin and helps keep skin clear of breakouts with an anti-acne active."
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.

In addition, this product contains niacinamide. It can help in reducing blemishes, even though it is less effective.

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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
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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)

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