Dettol - Anti-Bacterial Sensitive Soap

Dettol Anti-Bacterial Sensitive Soap

WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • glycerin
  • titanium dioxide
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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What does the product description say?
"Dettol Anti-Bacterial Sensitive Soap enriched with added moisturisers provides trusted Dettol protection from germs and does not leave the skin feeling dry."
WIMJ summary

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

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
sodium palmate
Has skin benefit
parfum
does not have skin benefit
sea salt
Has skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Works as a cleansing agent. Helps water and oil mix together
25% - 38%
8.3% - 12.4%
Plain old water
4.7% - 7%
Absorbs oil and moisture helping to create a dryer product finish
3.7% - 5.5%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.8% - 4.2%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
2.1% - 3.1%
1.8% - 2.7%
Helps create a silky product texture
1.4% - 2.1%
1.3% - 1.9%
1% - 1.5%
0.9% - 1.35%
0.6% - 1.35%
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
0.55% - 1.3%
Helps regulate product's pH
0.5% - 1.15%
0.45% - 1.05%
Helps oil and water mix together and used as a cleansing agent. Can be irritating and is better avoided for sensitive skin
0.5% - 1.2%
Helps to stabilize the product formulation
0.4% - 0.95%
A preservative. Is a frequent allergen in cosmetics
0.00075% - 0.0015%
A preservative. Is a frequent allergen
0.00075% - 0.0015%
Used to stabilize product formulations and help soften the upper layer of the skin
0.35% - 0.85%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
A fragrance. Potential allergen and can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
A fragrance. Can trigger allergic reactions and be irritating
0.15% - 0.6%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.5%
A fragrance with jasmine smell. A likely irritant
0.1% - 0.45%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.1% - 0.4%
0.1% - 0.4%
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
0.1% - 0.5%

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