Dove - Hand & Body Treats Gift Egg

Dove Hand & Body Treats Gift Egg

PROMISES
FULFILLED
50 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Works for
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliation
Key ingredients
  • petrolatum
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • cetyl alcohol
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"The nourishing hand cream and body wash arrive in a decorative tin egg, offering a reusable display for your newfound favourites."
WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (carbomer, cetyl alcohol, cocamidopropyl betaine, glyceryl stearate, glycol stearate, lauric acid, palmitic acid, peg-100 stearate, peg-40 hydrogenated castor oil, sodium lauroyl glycinate, sodium lauroyl isethionate, stearic acid, trideceth-9, triethanolamine) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: cocamidopropyl betaine

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"The body wash works to reveal a softer, smoother surface while enveloping skin in an awakening scent."
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.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
does not meet threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water

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