Dr. Brandt Skincare pores no more pore refiner primer

Dr. Brandt Skincare - pores no more pore refiner primer
Effectiveness
Efficacy
66 /100
Effectiveness
irritancy
HIGH

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Formula review

Effectiveness
Efficacy
66 /100
Can work for:
  • Anti-blemish
  • Exfoliation
  • Evens skin tone
Promises, but can't deliver:
  • Anti-aging
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What does the product description say?
"pores no more pore refiner primer"
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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.

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: capryloyl salicylic acid

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness
MEDIUM
meets threshold
Effectiveness
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What does the product description say?
"Helps shrink the look of pores over time by rebalancing skin conditions responsible for pore enlargement."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

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What does the product description say?
"Oil-Absorbing spheres mattify skin and diffuse light to instantly minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines for an even skin tone."
WIMJ summary

This product might be able to help reduce hyperpigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains salicylic acid. The effect, if any, is likely to be small. Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: capryloyl salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
Effectiveness
LOW
meets threshold
Effectiveness
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What does the product description say?
"This primer is shown to keep skin shine-free with pore-refining ingredients including red clover flower extract that works to shrink the look of pores and a soothing derivative of salicylic acid that gently exfoliates away dead skin cells and oil build-up for a smooth canvas."
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: capryloyl salicylic acid, salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness

Potential irritants

Effectiveness
irritancy
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

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)
A silicone that helps improve the product texture and spreadability. Can absord oil creating a short-term mattifying effect on the skin
Plain old water

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