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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Wrinkle Warrior Eye Gel Visible Dark Circle Eraser"
From product name
WIMJ summary for anti-aging

This product contains adenosine. This ingredient might be able to help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness, but there is not enough evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
HIGH
does not meet threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Lightweight yet incredibly potent, this genius gel is specially formulated to reduce three key concerns in the delicate eye area (dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles and puffiness) leaving them hydrated and agelessly luminous."
WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin, hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: chondrus crispus extract, coco-caprylate/caprate.

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

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Anti-aging
Moisturizing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 75/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
4.4% - 6.6%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin without creating a greasy texture
3.4% - 5.1%
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
2.5% - 3.7%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
1.7% - 2.6%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.6% - 2.4%
A moisturizing ingredient that works as a humectant to attract water to the upper layer of the skin.
1.3% - 1.9%
1.2% - 1.8%
0.95% - 1.45%
Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.6% - 1.4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin. A version of it is naturally present in skin
0.45% - 1.1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.9%
0.35% - 0.8%
0.3% - 0.75%
0.2% - 0.75%
Red algae extract that helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and create a nicer product consistency
0.2% - 0.8%
Might help improve cell turnover and reduce inflammation in skin. One study shows that the ingredients might be able to stimulate collagen production in skin
0.2% - 0.75%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.6%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.15% - 0.5%
Used mostly for creating emulsions - helping oil and water mix together. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.15% - 0.55%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product texture
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.3%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.15%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
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
0.01% - 0.05%

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