Clinique - Repairwear Laser Focus Smooths, Restores, Corrects

Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Smooths, Restores, Corrects

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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • aminopropyl ascorbyl phosphate
  • acetyl glucosamine
  • acetyl hexapeptide-8
  • palmitoyl oligopeptide
  • arabidopsis thaliana extract
  • caffeine
  • cholesterol
  • dimethicone
  • ergothioneine
  • glycerin
  • glycine soja protein
  • methyl gluceth-20
  • micrococcus lysate
  • plankton extract
  • polymethylsilsesquioxane
  • polysilicone-11
  • sea whip extract
  • sigesbeckia orientalis extract
  • silica
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • +17 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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"Key Benefits Rejuvenating formula smooths skin’s texture and helps plump skin so expression lines are visibly reduced."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness because it contains acetyl glucosamine.

These ingredients in the product can also be helpful, even though there is less evidence for their effectiveness: acetyl hexapeptide-8, arabidopsis thaliana extract, palmitoyl oligopeptide.

Keep in mind that it typically takes at least 6 weeks to notice any results because the changes that are needed to improve fine lines and elasticity happen in the deeper layers of the skin. No topical anti-aging product can “erase” wrinkles or fully reverse signs of aging.

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This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: acetyl glucosamine

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually can help even out the skin tone: glycine soja protein.

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

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This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin, sodium hyaluronate.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: dimethicone, cholesterol.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: acetyl glucosamine, acetyl hexapeptide-8, palmitoyl oligopeptide

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
6% - 7.3%
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
4.7% - 5.7%
A type of silicone that helps create a silky product finish and dissolve other ingredients
3.5% - 4.3%
A type of silicone that create a smooth product finish and can create an optical soft-focus effect on the skin. Helps to thicken the product consistency
2.6% - 3.2%
Helps oil and water mix together
2.1% - 2.6%
A type of silicone that helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product texture
1.8% - 2.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.6% - 1.9%
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
1.6% - 1.9%
A silicone that improves product texture and helps dissolve other ingredients. Can form a non-greasy film on the skin to prevent moisture loss
1.1% - 1.3%
A type of silicone that helps to soften upper layer of the skin and create a nice product texture
0.7% - 1%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and soften it
0.55% - 0.85%
A silicone that forms a light film on the skin surface helping to bind water and temporarily absorb oils creating a matt and powdery feel
0.55% - 0.8%
A plant extract that can contain an anti-inflammatory compound
0.4% - 0.6%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.6%
An effective moisturizing ingredient that also has been shown to be effective in evening out the skin tone and reducing hyperpigmentation. It can help somewhat reduce wrinkles in skin
0.4% - 0.6%
Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.6%
A protein derived from milk. In skincare products, might help to soften the upper layer of the skin
0.35% - 0.65%
Might help neutrlize free radicals, calm down inflammation, and attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.55%
Plant extract that might be helpful in repairing sun damage but evidence of effectiveness in skin are lacking
0.3% - 0.5%
Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals. Can have a dehydration effect that might somewhat decrease the look of puffy eyes
0.25% - 0.45%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract that helps to attract water to the upper layer of the skin and soften it. It might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals. It might be somewhat helpful for evening out the skin tone. It might be able to support elastin production but solid research is lacking
0.25% - 0.5%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.25% - 0.45%
Consists of remains of dead bacteria cells. Is likely helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin. Might be helpful in reducing inflammation and neutralizing free radicals in skin. It is claimed to be a "DNA repair enzyme"
0.25% - 0.45%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.3% - 0.6%
Can help neutralize free radicals in skin. Preliminary studies show that it can be more effective than coenzyme Q10 but studies on effective concentration for topical applications are lacking
0.25% - 0.45%
A more stable but less potent derivative of vitamin C. It can help neautralize free radicals and even out the skin tone if used in high enough concentration (required levels are likely to be much higher than for pure vitamin C, and solid studies are lacking at the moment)
0.25% - 0.45%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.25% - 0.5%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.45%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.25% - 0.45%
An emollient that is naturally found in skin
0.3% - 0.55%
Used to create a nice product texture
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.2% - 0.4%
Used mostly for creating emulsions - helping oil and water mix together. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.25% - 0.5%
Helps create a thicker or gel-like product texture. It is not a surfactant but can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
0.2% - 0.35%
Used to create a nice product consistency
0.2% - 0.35%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.15% - 0.25%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.1% - 0.2%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.05% - 0.1%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.15% - 0.3%

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