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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Skin Clearing Acne Defense Body Wash"
From product name
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, decyl glucoside.

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
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Skin Clearing Acne Defense Body Wash"
From product name
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

This product can help reduce breakouts and clogged pores because it contains the following ingredient: salicylic acid. This ingredient is used for treating acne and can have a noticeable effect.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary for exfoliation

This product can help exfoliate the skin. In other words, it helps break down the bonds between dead cells on the surface of the skin and speed up the skin turnover. Skin often appears softer and brighter after exfoliation, but overdoing it can result in disrupted skin barrier. The following ingredient is doing the exfoliating job in this product: salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Anti-blemish
Cleansing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 87/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
2%
Declared
Plain old water
45% - 55%
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
9.2% - 11.2%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
5.6% - 6.8%
A plant extract that one one hand, can contain compounds that can help calm down skin irritation, but, on the other hand, its other compounds (especially fragrant ones) can themselves be irritating
3.3% - 4%
Used as a fragrance. Might have anti-oxidant properties
2.3% - 2.9%
Helps oil and water mix together
2.3% - 2.8%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
2.2% - 2.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.6% - 1.9%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
1.5% - 1.8%
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
2%
Declared
Used to create a thicker product texture. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and might be able to prevent moisture loss from its surface
1% - 1.2%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
A plant extract that helps to attract water to the upper layer of the skin and soften it. It might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals. It might be somewhat helpful for evening out the skin tone. It might be able to support elastin production but solid research is lacking
0.75% - 1.1%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product finish
0.9% - 1.1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.55% - 0.85%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Benefits for the skin are not clear
0.65% - 0.95%
Used as an abrasive ingredient for physical (mechanical) exfoliation
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product finish
0.3% - 0.6%
Used as a fragrance
0.15% - 0.25%
Used as a fragrance and can be irritating
0.1% - 0.15%
An essential oil that can be irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
0.05% - 0.1%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.01% - 0.05%
0.01% - 0.05%

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