innisfree - Soft lip balm

innisfree Soft lip balm

  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-oxidation
  • paraffinum liquidum
  • beeswax
  • camellia sinensis leaf
  • helianthus annuus seed cera
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • squalane
  • +3 more
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Help soften and protect chapped lips with this gentle moisturizing stick balm."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, ricinus communis seed oil.

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

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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (camellia sinensis leaf) that might be able to help neutralize free radicals in skin to lessen the damage it gets from the UV light (sun). There is not enough evidence to confirm their effectiveness in skin though.

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
One of the most effective and well studied occlusive and emollient moisturizing ingredients. Helps reduce moisture loss in skin and repair skin barrier function
23% - 35%
Used to improve product texture and help oil and water mix together
4.7% - 7%
A preservative. Is more irritating than many other preservatives available
0.3% - 0.6%
Used to adjust pH of the product and can help improve the product's smell
3.5% - 5.2%
An abrasive ingredient that is used for physical exfoliation
2.9% - 4.3%
The ingredient is not recognized
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.9% - 2.9%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
1.6% - 2.3%
Absorbs oil and moisture helping to create a dryer product finish
1.5% - 2.3%
1.1% - 1.7%
An oil naturally present in skin. Works as an emollient to soften the skin and form a protective layer on its surface without a greasy feeling.
0.95% - 1.4%
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
0.6% - 1.35%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.55% - 1.25%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product consistency
0.5% - 1.15%
0.35% - 0.85%
0.4% - 0.95%
0.35% - 0.8%
Green tea leaf powder that might contain antioxidants to help neutralize free radicals in skin
0.15% - 0.6%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
0.15% - 0.65%
The ingredient is not recognized

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