Kiehl's Super Multi-Corrective Cream

Kiehl's - Super Multi-Corrective Cream
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
Can work for:
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
Promises, but can't deliver:
All promises can be fulfilled by this formula at least in theory
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Our anti-ageing corrective cream offers a multi-targeted approach to diminishing 7 key visible signs of ageing including fine lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity and uneven tone and texture."
WIMJ summary

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
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Our anti-ageing corrective cream offers a multi-targeted approach to diminishing 7 key visible signs of ageing including fine lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity and uneven tone and texture."
WIMJ summary

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: capryloyl salicylic acid.

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: capryloyl salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Super Multi-Corrective Cream"
From product name
WIMJ summary

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, sodium hyaluronate.

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: butyrospermum parkii butter, dimethicone.

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

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin while creating a non-greasy feel on the skin. Helps to dissolve other ingredients

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