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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Barrier Balance Sun Block"
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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, sodium hyaluronate.

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: cholesterol, glycosphingolipids.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: ceramide ap, ceramide np, tetraacetylphytosphingosine

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

How honest is this product?

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
A broad spectrum sunblock (protects from both UVA and UVB rays). Is suitable for most sensitive skins. In small concentrations, can be used as a colorant
12% - 14%
A silicone that serves as an emollient. Helps create a nice non-greasy feels
5.8% - 7.1%
A synthetic ester of salicylic acid that is used to help disperse pigments and boost effectiveness of sunscreen ingredients. It is able to absorb UV light (working as an organic, or chemical filter), but is not approved as a sunscreen ingredient on its own
3.8% - 4.6%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
3% - 3.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
2.6% - 3.2%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and can decrease moisture loss. Helps create a nice product texture
2.3% - 2.8%
2% - 2.4%
A type of silicone that helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product finish on the skin
1.4% - 1.7%
1.1% - 1.4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.95% - 1.15%
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.
0.7% - 1.1%
A type of clay that is used to thicken the product consistency
0.65% - 1%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.65% - 1%
A type of silicone that helps oil and water mix well together. Helps to disperse other ingredients, e.g. pigments, evenly in a formulation
0.6% - 0.9%
A preservative
0.6% - 0.85%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin
0.6% - 0.9%
A silicone that improves product texture and helps dissolve other ingredients. Can form a non-greasy film on the skin to prevent moisture loss
0.6% - 0.85%
0.5% - 0.75%
0.55% - 0.8%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.5% - 0.7%
A preservative
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
0.45% - 0.65%
A good mix of fatty acids that forms a protective layer on the skin. Improves the shelf life of products. Derived from coconut and glycerin
0.45% - 0.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.4% - 0.6%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
0.4% - 0.65%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
0.4% - 0.6%
A type of lipid similar to ceramides naturally present in skin. Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and supports the skin barrier function to keep it hydrated. Can help to prevent inflammation in skin
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as an emollient
0.35% - 0.65%
An emollient that is naturally found in skin
0.2% - 0.4%
0.15% - 0.3%
A type of lipids naturally present in skin. They can be converted to ceramides in skin
0.15% - 0.3%
A type of lipid similar to ceramides naturally present in skin. Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and supports the skin barrier function to keep it hydrated. Can help to prevent inflammation in skin
0.1% - 0.15%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.1% - 0.15%

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Irritancy
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