Clearasil - Acne Control Treatment Facial Cleansing Daily Pads 5 in1 with Salicylic Acid

Clearasil Acne Control Treatment Facial Cleansing Daily Pads 5 in1 with Salicylic Acid

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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • niacinamide
  • glycerin
  • hydrogenated starch hydrolysate
  • +1 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
91 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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What does the product description say?
"Acne Control Treatment Facial Cleansing Daily Pads 5 in1 with Salicylic Acid"
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WIMJ summary

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

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
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"Acne Control Treatment Facial Cleansing Daily Pads 5 in1 with Salicylic Acid"
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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.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
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What does the product description say?
"Clearasil tackles pimples above and below the skin surface to treat them from the root for a clear radiant skin in no time Exfoliating Action Pad."
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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
salicylic acid
Has skin benefit
alcohol denat.
does not have skin benefit
isoceteth-20
Has skin benefit

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)
1.9%
Declared
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
8% - 12%
Helps water and oil mix together
3.4% - 5.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.7% - 4.1%
Helps to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Can add sweet taste to lip products
2.3% - 3.5%
Used to adjust the product's pH
1.8% - 2.7%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.2% - 1.9%
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture
1.3% - 1.9%
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
0.9% - 1.35%
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
0.5% - 1.2%
Might be somewhat helpful in reducing hyperpigmentation and neutralizing free radicals but its typical concentration in a product is too low for having an effect
0.45% - 1.1%
0.35% - 0.8%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.2% - 0.8%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.55%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.4%

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