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Can the product deliver on its promises?

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Mini Calendula Deep Clean Foaming Face Wash"
From product name
WIMJ summary for cleansing

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (coco-betaine, sodium cocoyl glycinate) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: coco-betaine

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Oiliness, Acne, and Blemishes Formulation."
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
does not meet threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Cleansing
Anti-blemish
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 50/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Helps oil and water mix together
8.9% - 13.4%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent. Can be allergenic
4.9% - 7.4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.6% - 4%
Used to stabilize product formulation, help create an even product layer over skin (for example, in sunscreen) and create a thicker product consistency
2% - 3%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
1.5% - 2.3%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
1.2% - 1.8%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.55% - 1.25%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.4% - 1%
A preservative
0.16% - 0.32%
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
0.15% - 0.65%
A fragrance with jasmine smell. A likely irritant
0.1% - 0.45%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.3%
A preservative. Is a frequent allergen
0.00075% - 0.0015%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.01% - 0.1%

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