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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Clarifying Facial Wash"
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WIMJ summary for cleansing

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.

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
meets threshold
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How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Cleansing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 75/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.1% - 6.1%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent
4.2% - 6.2%
Helps oil and water mix together
3.4% - 5.1%
2.2% - 3.3%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
2.1% - 3.2%
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
1.4% - 2.1%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
1.2% - 1.8%
Might be somewhat helpful in reducing hyperpigmentation and neutralizing free radicals but its typical concentration in a product is too low for having an effect
1% - 1.5%
The most well-researched antioxidant that works in skin. Helps neutralize free radicals supporting collagen production, helping to even out the skin tone and preventing early signs of aging
0.6% - 1.35%
Has astringent properties. Creates a tightening and drying effect on the skin. Can be irritating
0.45% - 1.05%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.9%
Essential oil that can be irritating
0.4% - 0.95%
0.3% - 0.75%
0.15% - 0.7%
0.2% - 0.75%
A preservative. It can be irritating
0.15% - 0.7%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.1% - 0.45%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.1% - 0.45%
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
0.1% - 0.45%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.2%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.05% - 0.2%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.05% - 0.2%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.01% - 0.05%

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