Dove - MenCare Body Wash Charcoal & Clay

Dove MenCare Body Wash Charcoal & Clay

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WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • petrolatum
  • glycerin
  • tocopherol
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"MenCare Body Wash Charcoal & Clay"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (cocamide mea, sodium laureth sulfate) 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: sodium laureth sulfate

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Works as a foaming cleansing agent
11% - 13%
One of the most effective and the most studied occlusive ingredients that creates a protective layer on top of the skin preventing moisture loss
4.2% - 5.1%
Used to stabilize product formulation, help create an even product layer over skin (for example, in sunscreen) and create a thicker product consistency
3.1% - 3.8%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.8% - 2.2%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
1.8% - 2.2%
Benefits for the skin are not clear
1.7% - 2.1%
1.3% - 1.6%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.1% - 1.4%
0.75% - 1.15%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.5%
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
0.5% - 0.75%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps to stabilize the product formulation
0.45% - 0.65%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.3% - 0.6%
A fragrance. Potential allergen and can be irritating
0.2% - 0.4%
A fragrance. Is a likely skin allergen and can be irritating
0.15% - 0.3%
A fragrance. Is a likely irritant
0.15% - 0.25%
A fragrance with jasmine smell. A likely irritant
0.1% - 0.15%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.05% - 0.15%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.15%
A red colorant
0.05% - 0.1%
A yellow dye
0.05% - 0.05%
A colorant (dye)
0.01% - 0.05%

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