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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Naked Apple Oil-Free Blemish Control Gel Cleanser"
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 (cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine, decyl glucoside, disodium 2-sulfolaurate, lauryl glucoside, sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate, sodium laurylglucosides hydroxypropylsulfonate, sodium methyl 2-sulfolaurate, sorbeth-230 tetraoleate, sorbitan laurate, sorbitan oleate decylglucoside crosspolymer) 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: decyl glucoside

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Naked Apple Oil-Free Blemish Control Gel Cleanser"
From product name
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

This product might be able to help reduce blemishes and clogged pores because it contains niacinamide.

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

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Cleansing
Anti-blemish
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 87/100.

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
23% - 34%
Plain old water
11% - 17%
Used as a cleansing agent. Helps water and oil mix together
5.7% - 8.6%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
3.2% - 4.9%
2.7% - 4.1%
Works as a cleansing agent
1.8% - 2.7%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiome)
1.3% - 2%
Can have some moisturizing properties due to its sugar content
1.2% - 1.7%
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture. The concentration of about 2% is effective for supporting the skin barrier and evening out the skin tone. Concentration of 4-6% is better for helping with acne and balancing the sebum production
1.1% - 1.6%
0.9% - 1.4%
0.85% - 1.25%
A fermentation product created by bacteria Lactobacillus. The fermented product has anti-bacterial properties and might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but studies are lacking. Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Can be used as a preservative
0.45% - 1.1%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
0.5% - 1.2%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.5% - 1.15%
0.4% - 0.9%
A fruit extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties but evidence of effectiveness in skin is lacking
0.35% - 0.85%
Can have some moisturizing properties due to its sugar content
0.35% - 0.85%
0.35% - 0.8%
A plant extract that has anti-bacterial properties. Can be used to preserve the product. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.75%
A plant extract that might be helpful to neutralize free radicals in skin
0.3% - 0.7%
Red algae extract that helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might contain antioxidants
0.2% - 0.8%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant effect helping neutralize free radicals in skin
0.2% - 0.75%
Eggplant fruit extract. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
0.2% - 0.75%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant effect
0.3% - 0.7%
A plant extract that can contain an active compound curcumin, that may have some anti-inflammatory properties when applied to the skin, but solid research is lacking and the typical concentration used in skincare products is too low. Can be an irritant
0.15% - 0.65%
A plant extract that is rich in a fragrance compound eugenol that is a frequent allergen and can be irritating. It might also contain anti-oxidants to help neutralize free radicals
0.15% - 0.65%
Used as a fragrance. Canbe irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
Helps stabilize product formulations
0.15% - 0.6%
Used to thicken product formulations and create gel-like textures
0.2% - 0.75%
0.2% - 0.75%
Used to stabilize mixtures of oil and water, and create thicker, gel-like product textures
0.15% - 0.65%
Helps oil and water mix together. Used as a cleansing agent
0.3% - 0.75%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.2% - 0.75%
Naturally present in skin and helps to attract water to its upper layer
0.15% - 0.65%
0.15% - 0.65%
Helps adjust the product pH and stabilize the formulation
0.15% - 0.55%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
0.1% - 0.4%
0.1% - 0.4%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.35%

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