Darphin - Ideal Resource Overnight Cream by Darphin

Darphin Ideal Resource Overnight Cream by Darphin

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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
  • Exfoliation
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • glycerin
  • oleanolic acid
  • titanium dioxide
PROMISES
FULFILLED
41 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Ideal Resource Overnight Cream is Darphin's first anti-ageing perfecting skincare treatment that supports and boosts skin recovery mechanisms during the night, to reveal renewed looking skin every morning."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain ingredients that are able to reduce fine lines and wrinkles or help with skin elasticity, but it can improve the look of the skin temporarily through moisturization. Well-moisturized skin might also be able to repair the sun damage better.This ingredient - sodium salicylate - could be helpful for preventing or repairing signs of aging in theory, but there is no evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
MEDIUM
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"It helps to repair the appearance of the skin and promote a renewed skin surface by eliminating dead surface cells."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain effective exfoliating ingredients. It might be able to deliver physical exfoliation, that is scrub off some of the dead cells on the surface of the skin. We do not recommend physical exfoliation, because it is not uniform (some bits of skin can get exfoliated too much while others not at all). It can also traumatize the skin and aggrevate acne and other skin conditions.

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What does the product description say?
"Radiance is dramatically improved."
WIMJ summary

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": glycerin, butylene glycol.

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. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
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% - 6%
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
3.2% - 4.8%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
2.6% - 3.9%
Maintains the texture of skincare products. Allows the product to spread evenly. Helps oil and water mix together
2.1% - 3.1%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
1.7% - 2.5%
1.4% - 2%
1.2% - 1.7%
A highly irritating fragrance
1% - 1.45%
0.55% - 1.3%
An essential oil. Potential allergen and can be irritating. It has some anti-bacterial properties
0.4% - 0.9%
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.15% - 0.7%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Used mostly for creating emulsions - helping oil and water mix together. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.15% - 0.65%
Might be helpful against blemishes, work as an anti-oxidant, reduce inflammation and improve skin's ability to hold on to moisture, but more research is needed to confirm its effectiveness when applied topically to human skin
0.15% - 0.5%
Used to create thicker product consistency and stabilize emulsions
0.15% - 0.55%
Helps improve the texture
0.15% - 0.5%
The salt of salicylic acid. Helps exfoliate the upper layer of the skin. Can also work to preserve cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.45%
Absorbs oil and moisture helping to create a dryer product finish
0.2% - 0.75%
Used to stabilize the formula of product formulation. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals in skin
0.1% - 0.4%
Helps to stabilize the product formulation
0.1% - 0.35%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.05% - 0.25%
A fragrance with a lemon scent. A likely irritant
0.05% - 0.2%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.05% - 0.2%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.15%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.05% - 0.15%

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