Earth Therapeutics - Tea Tree Cleansing Facial Towelettes

Earth Therapeutics Tea Tree Cleansing Facial Towelettes

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WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • allantoin
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • theobroma cacao seed butter
  • +3 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Tea Tree Cleansing Facial Towelettes"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people cocamidopropyl betaine, peg-7 glyceryl cocoate.

Keep in mind that cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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HIGH
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Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Helps dissolve other ingredients in a formulation
6.6% - 8%
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% - 4.9%
An essential oil that can be irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
2.9% - 3.5%
An essential oil that can be irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
2.2% - 2.7%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
2% - 2.5%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
1.7% - 2.1%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
1.5% - 1.8%
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
1.3% - 1.6%
A fruit extract that might help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. There is no evidence of other benefits in skin
0.95% - 1.15%
A plant extract that is used as a fragrance. Can be irritating and lead to photosensitivity
0.7% - 1.05%
Plant extract that can have healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a potential allergen and can be irritating
0.6% - 0.9%
Used as a fragrance
0.55% - 0.85%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.55% - 0.8%
0.55% - 0.8%
Essential oil that can be irritating
0.55% - 0.85%
Used as a fragrance. Might have some anti-oxidant and anti-microbial properties
0.45% - 0.65%
Plant extract that can have healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a potential allergen and can be irritating
0.45% - 0.65%
0.35% - 0.6%
Can contain potent anti-oxidant compounds (abbreviated ECG, GCG, EGC, and EGCG) that might help protect the skin from free radicals. Can help calm down inflammation and has some anti-bacterial properties. Unfortunately, these antioxidants are unstable and lose their effectiveness very quickly in products. The concentration of the antioxidant compounds in the extract also tends to be low to be effective in topical formulation
0.4% - 0.6%
0.35% - 0.6%
A plant extract that might have some anti-inflammatory properties, but solid evidence is lacking. It can be irritating
0.3% - 0.6%
0.35% - 0.6%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.25% - 0.45%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.3% - 0.5%
0.25% - 0.5%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
0.8% - 1.2%
0.25% - 0.45%
0.15% - 0.3%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.2% - 0.35%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.1% - 0.2%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.1% - 0.2%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.05% - 0.1%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.2%

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