DCL - DCL Skincare Active Mattifying Cleanser

DCL DCL Skincare Active Mattifying Cleanser

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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • lactic acid
  • panthenol
  • algae extract
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • ginkgo biloba leaf extract
  • glycerin
  • pyrus malus fruit extract
  • +5 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
91 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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What does the product description say?
"DCL Skincare Active Mattifying Cleanser"
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WIMJ summary

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

It contains the following cleansing agents that tend to be harsh on the skin: sodium c14-16 olefin sulfonate.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people cocamidopropyl betaine.

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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HIGH
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HIGH
meets threshold
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"Ideal for anyone who is prone to breakouts, the formula balances the surface of your skin and works to regulate the production of sebum."
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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LOW
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LOW
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"It not only washes away daily dirt and build-ups, but buffs away at dead skin to reveal a refreshed finish."
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
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LOW
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HIGH
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

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)
2%
Declared
Plain old water
45% - 55%
7.9% - 9.7%
Helps oil and water mix together and used as a cleansing agent. Can be irritating and is better avoided for sensitive skin
4.9% - 6%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
3.9% - 4.8%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent
3.1% - 3.8%
Helps to control the skin's pH level. Maintains the skin's natural film of amino-lactic acids and oils. Helps to preserve products
2% - 2.5%
Helps water and oil mix together
1.6% - 2%
1.5% - 1.8%
1.2% - 1.4%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
0.8% - 1.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.75% - 1.1%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.5%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.6%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.5% - 0.7%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)
0.45% - 0.65%
0.3% - 0.6%
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.
0.35% - 0.65%
An enzyme extracted from papaya fruit. Can have an exfoliating effect on the skin. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.6%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
0.3% - 0.55%
Plant extract that helps the skin to attract water and make it more smooth for touch. Also shows promise of anti-aging properties, but research is not extensive yet
0.3% - 0.6%
A plant extract that might have some anti-inflammatory properties, but solid evidence is lacking. It can be irritating
0.3% - 0.55%
Can have some moisturizing properties due to its sugar content
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals and reduce inflammation in skin. It can be irritating
0.2% - 0.4%
Can contain potent anti-oxidant compounds (abbreviated ECG, GCG, EGC, and EGCG) that might help protect the skin from free radicals. Can help calm down inflammation and has some anti-bacterial properties. Unfortunately, these antioxidants are unstable and lose their effectiveness very quickly in products. The concentration of the antioxidant compounds in the extract also tends to be low to be effective in topical formulation
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties, but research is missing
0.2% - 0.35%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
0.2% - 0.35%
Used to improve the product consistency and stabilize formulations
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.15% - 0.25%

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