ESPA - Optimal Pro-Cleanser

ESPA Optimal Pro-Cleanser

WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • moringa pterygosperma seed extract
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • coco-caprylate/caprate
  • coconut alkanes
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • jojoba esters
  • persea gratissima oil
  • +5 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Optimal Pro-Cleanser"
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This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (sucrose laurate, sucrose stearate) 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.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
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
23% - 34%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.6% - 7%
An emollient made of jojoba oil. Helps soften the skin and support its barrier function
5% - 7.5%
3.8% - 5.8%
Plain old water
2.7% - 4.1%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be used as a cleansing agent
2.2% - 3.3%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and could be helpful in repairing its barrier function
1.7% - 2.5%
An emollient that helps soften the skin
1.4% - 2.2%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.9% - 1.3%
0.6% - 1.4%
An essentil oil from orange peel. Potential allergen and can be irritating
0.45% - 1.05%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.45% - 1.1%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin without creating a greasy texture
0.45% - 1%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.8%
A plant oil with a high content of volatile compounds that can irritate the skin and lead to allergic reactions. Can lead to photosensitivity
0.35% - 0.75%
A plant oil with high content of volatile compounds that, especially when exposed to air, can cause allergic reactions and irritate the skin
0.35% - 0.8%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.2% - 0.8%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.8%
A preservative that comes from radishes fermented by a bacteria. New research suggests that the preservation properties in the ingredient come from an ammonium salt that is not present naturally in radish root but used in its cultivation. Is problematic because the exact amount of the preservative agents is difficult to determine
0.2% - 0.75%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
Might help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.15% - 0.6%
Fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.55%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
Helps adjust the product pH and stabilize the formulation
0.15% - 0.55%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.15% - 0.5%
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
0.15% - 0.65%
Can be helpful in reducing inflammation in skin. Is a likely irritant
0.1% - 0.4%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.1% - 0.35%

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