Exuviance Pore Clarifying Cleanser with Salicylic Acid

Exuviance - Pore Clarifying Cleanser with Salicylic Acid
Effectiveness
Efficacy
88 /100
Effectiveness
irritancy
MEDIUM

Formula review

Effectiveness
Efficacy
88 /100
Can work for:
  • Anti-blemish
  • Exfoliation
  • Cleansing
Promises, but can't deliver:
All promises can be fulfilled by this formula at least in theory
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What does the product description say?
"Pore Clarifying Cleanser with Salicylic Acid"
From product name
WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.

It contains the following cleansing agents that tend to be harsh on the skin: benzalkonium chloride.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium laureth sulfate.

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
Effectiveness
HIGH
meets threshold
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HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Pore Clarifying Cleanser with Salicylic Acid"
From product name
WIMJ summary

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.

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: gluconolactone, mandelic acid

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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MEDIUM
meets threshold
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MEDIUM
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What does the product description say?
"Formulated with a blend of Salicylic and Mandelic Acids known to exfoliate pores and clarify the skin's complexion while the Polyhydroxy Acid formula targets skin's natural pH balance."
WIMJ summary

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: gluconolactone, mandelic acid, salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness
HIGH
meets threshold
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HIGH
meets threshold
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Potential irritants

Effectiveness
irritancy
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant

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