Koh Gen Do - Spa Cleansing Water - Anniversary Edition

Koh Gen Do Spa Cleansing Water - Anniversary Edition

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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • lactic acid
  • arginine
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Spa Cleansing Water ."
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people peg-7 glyceryl cocoate.

Keep in mind that cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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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: lactic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
7.1% - 10.6%
3.6% - 5.4%
2.5% - 3.7%
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 microbiom)
2% - 3%
An amino acid that is naturally present in skin and helps keep it hydrated. When used together with AHAs, it can reduce their irritating effect on the skin
1.6% - 2.4%
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
1.2% - 1.7%
1% - 1.5%
Can be helpful in reducing inflammation in skin. Is a likely irritant
0.5% - 1.15%
Essential oil that can be irritating
0.5% - 1.15%
0.4% - 1%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin but solid research is lacking. Contains a number of volatile compounds and could be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
0.1% - 0.4%
A plant extract that can contain an irritating essential oil. Might have some anti-oxidant effect, but evidence is lacking
0.1% - 0.3%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.15%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.05% - 0.15%

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