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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • paraffinum liquidum
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • cera microcristallina
  • copernicia cerifera cera
  • diisostearyl malate
  • ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate
  • persea gratissima oil
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • tocopherol
  • +7 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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"Apply the balm liberally overnight to use as a deep hydrating mask or swipe on as needed to keep lips soft and nourished all day."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: cera microcristallina, copernicia cerifera cera.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: paraffinum liquidum

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

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Used to improve the product consistency and soften the upper layer of the skin
23% - 34%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin
5.4% - 8.1%
4.9% - 7.4%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss from its surface and create a thicker product consistency
4.1% - 6.2%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
3% - 4.4%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss from its surface and create a thicker product consistency
2.5% - 3.7%
Used to improve the product consistency
2% - 3%
One of the most effective and well studied occlusive and emollient moisturizing ingredients. Helps reduce moisture loss in skin and repair skin barrier function
1.7% - 2.5%
Used to stabilize product formulations and thicken product consistency
1.3% - 2%
Brazilian palm wax. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
1.3% - 1.9%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.55% - 1.3%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
0.6% - 1.35%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.45% - 1.1%
Octinoxate. When used in higher concentrations, works as a sunscreen protecting the skin from UVB rays. When used in lower concentration, helps to preserve the product formulation. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can be irritating
0.6% - 1.35%
A preservative
0.45% - 1.05%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
0.5% - 1.2%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.4% - 0.9%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and could be helpful in repairing its barrier function
0.45% - 1.05%
Used to stabilize the product formulation
0.35% - 0.85%
Used to create a gel-like product texture
0.35% - 0.8%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.8%
Used to increase stability of product formulations
0.15% - 0.7%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.15% - 0.65%
A good mix of fatty acids that forms a protective layer on the skin. Improves the shelf life of products. Derived from coconut and glycerin
0.2% - 0.8%
Fragrance with sweet balsamic smell. Help to preserve products and dissolve other ingredients. Could trigger allergic reactions and be irritating
0.1% - 0.45%
A colorant. Usually well-tolerated
0.1% - 0.45%
A red colorant made of iron oxide. Typically is not irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
An iron oxide. Used as a colorant. Is usually well tolerated
0.1% - 0.35%
A red colorant
0.1% - 0.35%

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