Glytone - Mild Gel Cleanser

Glytone Mild Gel Cleanser

WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Cleansing
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • glycolic acid
  • glycerin
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Mild Gel Cleanser"
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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: sodium lauryl sulfate.

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

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
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What does the product description say?
"Thoroughly cleanses, exfoliates, removes makeup and unclogs pores leaving skin soft, smooth and revitalized."
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
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What does the product description say?
"Glytone's Mild Gel Cleanser features AHAs to help exfoliate your complexion and remove impurities."
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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
9.6% - 14.4%
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%
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
2.8% - 4.1%
Used to adjust the pH level of products
2% - 3%
A cleansing agent (SLS). It can be irritating
1.5% - 2.3%
0.95% - 1.45%
A colorant (dye)
0.4% - 0.9%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
0.1% - 0.4%

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