La Mer - The Sheer Pressed Powder

La Mer The Sheer Pressed Powder

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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • acetyl hexapeptide-8
  • ceramide 3
  • linoleic acid
  • palmitoyl hexapeptide-12
  • palmitoyl tripeptide-1
  • urea
  • algae extract
  • betaine
  • cholesterol
  • copper gluconate
  • dimethicone
  • ethylhexyl palmitate
  • glycerin
  • glycine soja seed extract
  • isododecane
  • kaolin
  • lauroyl lysine
  • medicago sativa seed powder
  • methicone
  • methyl methacrylate crosspolymer
  • niacin
  • phospholipids
  • polymethylsilsesquioxane
  • sesamum indicum seed oil
  • silica
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • sodium pca
  • squalane
  • titanium dioxide
  • trehalose
  • triticum vulgare germ extract
  • zinc gluconate
  • +29 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness because it contains palmitoyl hexapeptide-12.

These ingredients in the product can also be helpful, even though there is less evidence for their effectiveness: acetyl hexapeptide-8, palmitoyl tripeptide-1.

Keep in mind that it typically takes at least 6 weeks to notice any results because the changes that are needed to improve fine lines and elasticity happen in the deeper layers of the skin. No topical anti-aging product can “erase” wrinkles or fully reverse signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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"Infused with a drop of La Mer’s very own ingenious Miracle BrothTM, which took an astounding 12 years to formulate, the powder is encouraged to possess the same replenishing and hydrating benefits as the skincare range."
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: algae extract, betaine.

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: dimethicone, methicone.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: acetyl hexapeptide-8, ceramide 3, linoleic acid, palmitoyl hexapeptide-12, palmitoyl tripeptide-1, urea

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
A mineral that is used to improve the texture of cosmetic products
30% - 36%
Absorbs oil and moisture helping to create a dryer product finish
8.6% - 10.5%
A silicone that improves product texture and helps dissolve other ingredients. Can form a non-greasy film on the skin to prevent moisture loss
5.9% - 7.2%
Helps to absord oil and evenly disperse other ingredients (for example, pigment) in product formulation
4.3% - 5.2%
3.4% - 4.1%
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
2.9% - 3.5%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.5% - 3.1%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
2.4% - 2.9%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and can decrease moisture loss. Helps create a nice product texture
2% - 2.5%
A type of silicone that helps create a nice product consistency and support the delivery of other ingredients
1.6% - 2%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product texture
1.1% - 1.3%
Used to thickenthe product consistency
1% - 1.2%
Helps thicken the product consistency
0.7% - 1.05%
Used to preserve the product formulation
0.65% - 1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.6% - 0.9%
Being a lipid soluble form of vitamin C, it is more stable and can penetrate the skin better than L-Ascorbic acid. It is effective in protecting the skin from free radicals, as well as evening the skin tone, but is less effective in stimulating collagen production compared to L-Ascorbic acid.
0.6% - 0.9%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and create a nice product texture
0.7% - 1%
An oil naturally present in skin. Works as an emollient to soften the skin and form a protective layer on its surface without a greasy feeling.
0.65% - 1%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and creates a nice product texture
0.55% - 0.8%
A type of clay that consists mainly of aluminum silicate. Helps absorb oil and creates a thicker product consistency. Can be used to add a white color
0.65% - 1%
Plant extract that helps the skin to attract water and make it more smooth for touch. Also shows promise of anti-aging properties, but research is not extensive yet
0.6% - 0.9%
0.5% - 0.7%
An emollient that helps soften the skin. Might be somewhat helpful in evening the skin tone.
0.55% - 0.85%
Might help soften the upper layer of the skin and help thicken the product formulation. It might have some anti-oxidant effect
0.45% - 0.7%
0.45% - 0.7%
A good moisturizing plant oil. Due to the high linoleic acid content, it helps soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss and support skin barrier function
0.55% - 0.8%
An essential oil that can be very irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
0.4% - 0.65%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties. Avoid if you are sensitive to gluten
0.55% - 0.8%
Plant extract that might have moisturizing properties. Avoid if you suffer from wheat or gluten intolerance
0.55% - 0.8%
Helps thicken the product texture
0.55% - 0.85%
Used to thicken the product consistency
0.6% - 0.9%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and helps to improve appearance of the product
0.5% - 0.75%
A type of lipid similar to ceramides naturally present in skin. Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and supports the skin barrier function to keep it hydrated. Can help to prevent inflammation in skin
0.55% - 0.85%
An emollient that is naturally found in skin
0.6% - 0.9%
Typically used to stabilize the product formulations. It is a salt of polyhydroxy acid (PHA) and in larger concentrations, can help shed the dead cells from the skin surface revealing smoother skin. It can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Might to be helpful against acne and clogged pores. Could be helpful in neutralizing free radicals, but solid research is missing
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps oil and water mix together and workd as a cleanser
0.55% - 0.85%
A mineral that might be able to support skin hydration, but convincing research on its effectiveness in topical skincare is lacking
0.5% - 0.75%
0.5% - 0.75%
A type of silicone that helps soften the upper layer of the skin and reduces the water loss from the skin surface
0.55% - 0.85%
A form of vitamin B3. It is similar in action to niacinamide, but is more likely to cause red flashes in skin as the side effect
0.5% - 0.75%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.5% - 0.75%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.6% - 0.9%
Emollients that are naturaly present in skin. In addition, they help water and oil mix together in the product
0.5% - 0.75%
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps stabilize product formulations
0.5% - 0.75%
Naturally present in skin and helps to attract water to its upper layer
0.5% - 0.75%
0.5% - 0.75%
A sugar that attracts water to the upper layer of the skin
0.5% - 0.75%
Used to create a thicker product consistency and soften the upper layer of the skin
0.55% - 0.85%
Typically used to stabilize the product formulations. It is a salt of a polyhydroxy acid (PHA) and in larger concentrations, can help shed the dead cells from the skin surface revealing smoother skin. It can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Might to be helpful against acne and clogged pores. Could be helpful in neutralizing free radicals, but solid research is missing. Due to the zinc content, might help calm down inflammation in skin
0.5% - 0.75%
0.55% - 0.8%
0.5% - 0.75%
A type of silicone that helps oil and water mix well together. Helps to disperse other ingredients, e.g. pigments, evenly in a formulation
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps improve the product appearance
0.7% - 1%
Used to create a nice product texture
0.55% - 0.85%
Helps the function of sunscreen and pigment ingredients in the formulation
0.55% - 0.8%
An emollient that helps create a nice silky finish on the skin
0.55% - 0.8%
Used to create a nice product consistency
0.5% - 0.75%
Plain old water
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.55% - 0.85%
Helps create a more spreadable product texture
0.5% - 0.75%
An excellent emollient. Helps soften the skin, restore its barrier function, and can help to calm down inflammation. It can be helpful to prevent blemishes and clogged pores
0.65% - 0.95%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.55% - 0.8%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
0.5% - 0.75%
Naturally present in skin (urea makes up about 7% of natural moisturizing factors in skin). Attracts water to the upper layer of the skin. Also has a positive effect on the skin barrier beyond the humectant action. Can enhance penetration of other ingredients. Is an exfoliating ingredient when used in high concentrations
0.5% - 0.75%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.45% - 0.7%
A preservative
0.5% - 0.75%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 0.75%
Creates an illusion of smoother and more radiant skin tone. Adds shimmer to the skin by reflecting light
0.55% - 0.85%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.65% - 0.95%
An umbrella term for the following three colorants: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499
0.55% - 0.8%
Colorant
0.5% - 0.8%
A colorant
0.5% - 0.75%
A colorant (dye)
0.5% - 0.75%
Carmine. A colorant. Can be an allergen
0.5% - 0.75%
A dye
0.45% - 0.7%
A colorant adding a green color. Usually is not irritating
0.45% - 0.65%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
0.4% - 0.6%
A violet pigment
0.25% - 0.5%
A red colorant
0.25% - 0.45%
0.25% - 0.45%
A blue pigment
0.2% - 0.4%
A yellow dye
0.15% - 0.3%

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