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Can the product deliver on its promises?

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Clarifying Clay Wash"
From product name
WIMJ summary for cleansing

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (decyl glucoside, polysorbate 20, xanthan gum) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: decyl glucoside

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Clarifying Clay Wash"
From product name
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Cleansing
Anti-blemish
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 50/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
decyl glucoside
Has skin benefit
parfum
does not have skin benefit
hydroxyacetophenone
does not have skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
A type of clay that consists mainly of aluminum silicate. Helps absorb oil and creates a thicker product consistency. Can be used to add a white color
5.1% - 7.7%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
4.2% - 6.3%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.7% - 4.1%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
2.1% - 3.1%
A clay mineral. Can absorb oil from the surface of the skin
1.7% - 2.5%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.4% - 2.1%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
1.3% - 1.9%
Used to increase effectiveness of preservatives
1% - 1.5%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.5% - 1.15%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.4% - 0.9%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.35% - 0.8%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.2% - 0.75%
A fragrance. Is a likely irritant
0.2% - 0.7%
0.2% - 0.7%
Cedarwood oil. Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
Used to preserve products, dissolve other ingredients and create a nice product texture
0.2% - 0.75%
0.15% - 0.6%
A fragrance with jasmine smell. A likely irritant
0.1% - 0.5%
A fermentation product created by bacteria Lactobacillus. The fermented product has anti-bacterial properties and might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but studies are lacking. Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Can be used as a preservative
0.1% - 0.45%
0.1% - 0.45%
A plant oil with a high content of volatile compounds that can irritate the skin and lead to allergic reactions. Can lead to photosensitivity
0.1% - 0.35%
A plant oil with high content of volatile compounds that, especially when exposed to air, can cause allergic reactions and irritate the skin
0.1% - 0.4%
Used as a fragrance
0.1% - 0.45%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.35%
0.1% - 0.4%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.3%
An essential oil. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.25%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.3%
An essential oil. Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating and sensitizing
0.05% - 0.2%
0.05% - 0.15%
0.05% - 0.15%

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