GLAMGLOW - SUPERWATERGEL Triple Acid Oil-Free Moisturizer

GLAMGLOW SUPERWATERGEL Triple Acid Oil-Free Moisturizer

PROMISES
FULFILLED
91 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Works for
  • Anti-aging
  • Exfoliation
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-blemish
+ 1 more
Key ingredients
  • glycolic acid
  • salicylic acid
  • c12-15 alkyl benzoate
  • caffeine
  • dimethicone
  • glycerin
+ 12 more
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Formula review

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"This water-gel moisturiser delivers lightweight hydration without clogging the pores."
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: glycolic acid

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness because it contains glycolic acid.

Keep in mind that it typically takes at least 6 weeks to notice any results because the changes that are needed to improve fine lines and elasticity happen in the deeper layers of the skin. No topical anti-aging product can “erase” wrinkles or fully reverse signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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LOW
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WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: glycolic acid, hydroxyethyl urea, salicylic acid

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
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What does the product description say?
"Triple-Acid Blend (Salicylic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Pyruvic Acid)."
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: glycolic acid, hydroxyethyl urea, salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"SUPERWATERGEL Triple Acid Oil-Free Moisturizer"
From product name
WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. 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. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin, hydroxyethyl urea.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: dimethicone, peg-10 dimethicone.

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
glycolic acid
Has skin benefit
salicylic acid
Has skin benefit
caffeine
Has skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
A type of silicone that helps create a silky product finish and dissolve other ingredients
Improves the texture of the product and helps soften the skin. Helps oil and water mix together and can be used as a cleansing agent

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