Dermalogica - Daily Microfoliant

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • colloidal oatmeal
  • salicylic acid
  • allantoin
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • ginkgo biloba leaf extract
  • pca
  • +3 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"A super-soothing blend of green tea, ginkgo, and colloidal oatmeal calms inflammation, while mild salicylic acid helps clean clogged pores."
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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What does the product description say?
"Pores Fine Lines and Wrinkles Dullness and Uneven Texture Key Ingredients Salicylic Acid."
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 ginkgo biloba leaf extract might be able to help neutralize free radicals in skin and help it fight off some of the sun damage.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
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What does the product description say?
"What’s more, Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant boasts a skin brightening complex of Phytic Acid, White Tea and Licorice to help balance uneven skin tone and get your complexion glowing."
WIMJ summary

This product might help improve the skin tone through exfoliation. In other words, it helps to speed up the shedding of cells from the upper layer of the skin, and this might help reduce hyperpigmentation.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
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LOW
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LOW
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What does the product description say?
"Marrying the benefits of a grainy scrub and chemical exfoliator, it’s the perfect compromise for anyone who wants manual exfoliation action without feeling abrasive on skin."
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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LOW
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
22% - 33%
4.7% - 7%
Helps water and oil mix together. Can be used as a cleansing agent
4.8% - 7.2%
Helps to restore skin barrier function, soften the upper layer of the skin and calm down inflammation
3.8% - 5.7%
Used as a cleansing agent. Helps water and oil mix together
2.9% - 4.3%
Used as a cleansing agent. It creates foam
1.9% - 2.9%
Used to thicken the product consistency
1.6% - 2.4%
1.4% - 2.1%
1.2% - 1.8%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.6% - 1.35%
An enzyme extracted from papaya fruit. Can have an exfoliating effect on the skin. Can be irritating
0.6% - 1.35%
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)
0.5% - 1.1%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals and reduce inflammation in skin. It can be irritating
0.45% - 1.05%
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
0.45% - 1%
A plant extract that can help lighten the skin and calm down inflammation. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals
0.4% - 1%
Naturally present in skin and helps to attract water to its upper layer
0.4% - 0.9%
0.4% - 0.9%
A type of sugar that is used to support delivery of active ingredients and can enhance their penetration into the skin without disrupting the skin's barrier
0.35% - 0.75%
0.35% - 0.8%
0.35% - 0.8%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.35% - 0.8%
An essential oil that can be irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
0.15% - 0.5%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.4%
0.1% - 0.4%
Plain old water
0.1% - 0.35%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.05% - 0.25%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.05% - 0.2%

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