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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Hydrabalance"
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WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": glycerin, sodium hyaluronate.

When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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meets threshold
LOW
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How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Moisturizing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 75/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
3.8% - 5.7%
Helps create a thicker or gel-like product texture. It is not a surfactant but can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
3.7% - 5.5%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
2.7% - 4.1%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
2% - 3%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
1.7% - 2.5%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
1.4% - 2.1%
Used to adjust the product's pH
1.2% - 1.8%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.95% - 1.45%
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
0.6% - 1.35%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.6%
0.4% - 0.9%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.2%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin. Can contain volalite oils and be irritating
0.3% - 0.75%
Used to improve stability of the formulation
0.2% - 0.75%
An essential oil. Potential allergen and can be irritating. It has some anti-bacterial properties
0.2% - 0.75%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
0.15% - 0.6%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.55%
An essential oil. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin. Can contain volalite oils and be irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.1% - 0.4%
0.1% - 0.45%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.05% - 0.25%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
0.05% - 0.3%
An essentil oil from orange peel. Potential allergen and can be irritating
0.05% - 0.2%
0.05% - 0.15%
0.05% - 0.15%

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