Clinique - Anti-Blemish Solutions™ Clinical Clearing Gel

Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions™ Clinical Clearing Gel

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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
  • Anti-aging
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • hamamelis virginiana extract
  • laminaria saccharina extract
  • sea whip extract
  • +1 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
66 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Anti-Blemish Solutions™ Clinical Clearing Gel"
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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.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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What does the product description say?
"Achieve visibly clearer skin with the Clinique Anti Blemish Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel ."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
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What does the product description say?
"Key Ingredients Exfoliates with Salicylic Acid to help clear dead skin cells that can contribute to clogged pores."
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

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
24% - 36%
Plain old water
9.2% - 13.9%
Maintains the texture of skincare products. Allows the product to spread evenly. Helps oil and water mix together
4.2% - 6.3%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
2.9% - 4.3%
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)
1.1% - 1.6%
A seaweed extract that contains sugars and can be helpful in attracting water to the upper layers of the skin if used in high enough concentrations
1.4% - 2%
Might help neutrlize free radicals, calm down inflammation, and attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.5% - 1.15%
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% - 0.85%
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%

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