Elemental Herbology - Purify and Soothe Cleansing Balm

Elemental Herbology Purify and Soothe Cleansing Balm

  • Cleansing
  • althaea officinalis root extract
  • argania spinosa kernel oil
  • canola oil
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • euphorbia cerifera cera
  • hydrogenated vegetable oil
  • plukenetia volubilis seed oil
  • sesamum indicum seed oil
  • theobroma cacao seed butter
  • +6 more
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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 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
meets threshold

Potential irritants


Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
A good moisturizing plant oil. Due to the high linoleic acid content, it helps soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss and support skin barrier function
25% - 37%
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
6.8% - 10.2%
An oil from a mixture of different vegetables. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
4.8% - 7.2%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
3.6% - 5.4%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and thickens the product's texture
2.9% - 4.3%
An emollient that helps soften the upper layer of the skin. Might have some weak anti-oxidant properties
2.2% - 3.3%
1.6% - 2.5%
A plant oil that works as a good moisturizer by softening the upper layer of the skin. Might be helpful in reducing inflammation in skin and reducing blemishes due to the large content of linoleic acid
1.5% - 2.3%
1.1% - 1.6%
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% - 1.5%
A plant oil that can help soften the upper layer of the skin
0.6% - 1.4%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin, but research on its effectiveness is lacking
0.45% - 1.1%
0.4% - 1%
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.
0.35% - 0.85%
A plant extract that can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might help to reduce inflammation
0.35% - 0.75%
0.15% - 0.65%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
An essential oil that is used as a fragrance and can be irritating. It might have some anti-oxidant effect in skin
0.15% - 0.5%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.2% - 0.8%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.3%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.05% - 0.25%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.2%

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