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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Cleansing
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • gluconolactone
  • panthenol
  • glycerin
  • glyceryl stearate se
  • heptyl undecylenate
  • +2 more
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FULFILLED
62 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Destress Body Wash"
From product name
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 c14-16 olefin sulfonate.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people cocamidopropyl betaine, coco-glucoside, decyl glucoside, glyceryl oleate, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate.

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?
"A blend of essential oils and antioxidants encourages a sense of calm and clarity."
WIMJ summary

This product contains ingredients (gluconolactone) 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
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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: gluconolactone.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Helps oil and water mix together and used as a cleansing agent. Can be irritating and is better avoided for sensitive skin
11% - 13%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.2% - 5.2%
Used to stabilize the product formulations and works as an emollient
2.9% - 3.6%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
3.2% - 3.9%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be used as cleansing agent
2.2% - 2.7%
Used as a cleansing agent (surfactant) in cleansers. Helps water and oil mix together in lotions. Can be irritating
1.7% - 2%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
1.5% - 1.9%
Used as a fragrance
1.2% - 1.5%
An essential oil. Potential allergen and can be irritating. It has some anti-bacterial properties
0.95% - 1.15%
An essential oil that can be very irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
0.7% - 1%
A plant oil with high content of volatile compounds that can irritate the skin. Can be used as a fragrance. Has anti-bacterial properties and might help neutralize free radicals on the surface of the skin
0.6% - 0.9%
Might help to attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.55% - 0.8%
A plant extract that has some anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties. Can be irritating
0.5% - 0.75%
Plant extract that can have healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a potential allergen and can be irritating
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss from the skin surface over time and create a nice product finish
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.45% - 0.65%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.6%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
0.25% - 0.45%
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to thicken product formulations and create gel-like textures
0.2% - 0.4%
Helps water and oil mix together and create a nice product texture
0.2% - 0.35%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.1% - 0.2%
A polyhydroxy acid (PHA) that helps shed the dead cells from the skin surface revealing smoother skin. Is believed to be genter than AHAs. It helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can stimulate production of skin's own hyaluronic acid resulting in improved hydration levels. It has been shown to be helpful against acne and clogged pores if used consistently (e.g over a period of 12 weeks) in high enough concentration. It can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles and improve skin tone with long-term application. Can help neutralize free radicals
0.1% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.2%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.2%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.1%

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