Estée Lauder - Nutritious Micro-Algae - Cleansing Bar

Estée Lauder Nutritious Micro-Algae - Cleansing Bar

WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • algae extract
  • chlorella vulgaris extract
  • glycerin
  • sucrose
  • +1 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
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"Cleansing Bar"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (potassium castorate, potassium isostearate, potassium laurate, potassium myristate, potassium palmitate, potassium stearate, sodium castorate, sodium isostearate, sodium laurate, sodium myristate, sodium palmitate, sodium 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.

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

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. In crystal form, it can work as a gentle exfoliant, gentler than the salt scrub. Helps stabilize the emulsion
8.4% - 10.3%
4.5% - 5.5%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
2.7% - 3.3%
2.1% - 2.6%
2% - 2.5%
1.6% - 1.9%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.8% - 2.1%
1.3% - 1.5%
Helps water and oil mix together
1% - 1.3%
0.8% - 1.2%
0.6% - 0.95%
0.65% - 1%
0.5% - 0.8%
0.55% - 0.8%
Plant extract that helps the skin to attract water and make it more smooth for touch. Also shows promise of anti-aging properties, but research is not extensive yet
0.55% - 0.8%
A plant extract that can help to attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might have some anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
0.45% - 0.65%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.35% - 0.6%
0.25% - 0.45%
0.25% - 0.45%
0.2% - 0.4%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product finish
0.15% - 0.3%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product finish
0.15% - 0.25%
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% - 0.15%
Helps stabilize the product
0.05% - 0.1%
Helps preserve product formulations
0.01% - 0.05%

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