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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"By The Sea Mineral Cream harnesses the power of Japan’s Izu-Akazawa deep sea water and marine plant-derived ingredients to provide superior moisturization for clearer, more balanced and brighter-looking skin."
WIMJ summary for moisturizing

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, lactobacillus ferment.

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, squalane.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Moisturizing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 75/100.

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Dissolves other ingredients. It does not have additional skin benefits compared to plain water
26% - 39%
An oil naturally present in skin. Works as an emollient to soften the skin and form a protective layer on its surface without a greasy feeling.
6.4% - 9.6%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.5% - 6.8%
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
3.1% - 4.6%
Helps create a thicker product consistency
2.4% - 3.5%
Used to preserve products, dissolve other ingredients and create a nice product texture
2.1% - 3.2%
Helps create a gel-like product texture
1.6% - 2.4%
Used to stabilize the product formulations and works as an emollient
1.4% - 2.1%
1.2% - 1.8%
Helps water and oil mix together and softens the upper layer of the skin
1% - 1.45%
An emollient that helps soften the skin
0.95% - 1.45%
Plain old water
0.5% - 1.2%
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
0.55% - 1.3%
Helps to retain moisture by creating a protective barrier on the skin. Rich in fatty acids. Improves product texture and helps with the penetration of other ingredients.
0.45% - 1.05%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.35% - 0.75%
0.35% - 0.75%
Helps to control the skin's pH level. Maintains the skin's natural film of amino-lactic acids and oils. Helps to preserve products
0.2% - 0.75%
An emollient that helps soften the skin
0.2% - 0.75%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.1% - 0.4%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
0.1% - 0.4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might have some anti-oxidant properties
0.1% - 0.35%
A fermentation product created by bacteria Lactobacillus. The fermented product has anti-bacterial properties and might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but studies are lacking. Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Can be used as a preservative
0.05% - 0.25%
0.05% - 0.25%

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