Glow Recipe - Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser

Glow Recipe Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser

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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Cleansing
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • glycolic acid
  • lactic acid
  • beta-glucan
  • betaine
  • glycerin
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • +3 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser"
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WIMJ summary

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 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
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What does the product description say?
"Pores, Oiliness, and Acne and Blemishes Formulation."
WIMJ summary

This product contains ingredients (glycolic acid) that could help reduce blemishes and clogged pores in theory, but there is not enough evidence that they actually work.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"A quenching cleanser and deep-cleaning mask in one, the formula features blueberry extract and gentle alpha hydroxy acids to exfoliate, clarify and strengthen cells, leaving skin soft, dewy and beautifully bouncy."
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.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
8.3% - 10.2%
4.5% - 5.4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin, calm down inflammation and irritation, restore the barrier function and support wound healing. It can be helpful in reducing fine lines and wrinkles
3.1% - 3.8%
A plant extract that might contain a compound baicalin that could be helpful in neutralizing free radicals and reducing inflammation in skin. The baicalin concentration in skincare products is often too low for an effective action. Can be used for its fragrant properties
2.2% - 2.6%
1.9% - 2.4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
1.6% - 1.9%
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
1.4% - 1.8%
1.2% - 1.5%
A plant extract that can help lighten the skin and calm down inflammation. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals
0.75% - 1.1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.7% - 1.05%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
0.6% - 0.85%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.5% - 0.75%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.5% - 0.75%
0.45% - 0.65%
A preservative
0.35% - 0.65%
An alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) that helps to remove the dead skin cells on the surface of the skin reveling a more even, smoother complexation. It is also able to stimulate collagen production with long-term use. Could help to reduce pore congestion. It can be irritating to the skin. Apply sunscreen daily if using products with glycolic acid
0.3% - 0.55%
0.25% - 0.5%
0.2% - 0.4%
0.2% - 0.4%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin, but research on its efficacy in skin is lacking
0.2% - 0.35%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.25%
A fragrance. Can trigger allergic reactions and be irritating
0.1% - 0.2%
A fragrance with jasmine smell. A likely irritant
0.1% - 0.15%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.1%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)
0.05% - 0.1%

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