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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • camellia sinensis leaf
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis oil
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • tocopherol
  • undecane
  • +4 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
50 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"This serum is also infused with grape seed and purple tea extract to firm the look of skin, improve texture and tone, and protect from environmental aggressors."
WIMJ summary

This product contains tocopherol. This ingredient help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they might be able to prevent early signs of aging (like fine lines and wrinkles), at least to some extent. These ingredients will not be able to "reverse" signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
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LOW
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LOW
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Helps improve the appearance of skin’s tone."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
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LOW
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Ultra pigmented for 24 hours of intense colour and hydration"
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: caprylic/capric triglyceride, prunus amygdalus dulcis oil.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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MEDIUM
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MEDIUM
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (tocopherol) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

The following ingredients - camellia sinensis leaf also can have an antioxidant effect, but there is less evidence to confirm their effectiveness in skin.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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MEDIUM
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LOW
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
An emollient that softens the skin
25% - 37%
Used to add a nice rose smell to the product. Can be irritating
6.8% - 10.3%
Helps oil and water mix together
3.5% - 5.2%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
3.5% - 5.2%
2.6% - 3.9%
Used to create a thicker product consistency and stabilize the formulation
2.1% - 3.1%
1.5% - 2.3%
A good mix of fatty acids that forms a protective layer on the skin. Improves the shelf life of products. Derived from coconut and glycerin
1.5% - 2.2%
1.1% - 1.7%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
0.95% - 1.4%
An essential oil. Potential allergen and can be irritating. It has some anti-bacterial properties
0.55% - 1.25%
0.45% - 1.1%
Can contain potent anti-oxidant compounds (abbreviated ECG, GCG, EGC, and EGCG) that might help protect the skin from free radicals. Can help calm down inflammation and has some anti-bacterial properties. Unfortunately, these antioxidants are unstable and lose their effectiveness very quickly in products. The concentration of the antioxidant compounds in the extract also tends to be low to be effective in topical formulation
0.45% - 1.05%
Green tea leaf powder that might contain antioxidants to help neutralize free radicals in skin
0.4% - 0.9%
Plain old water
0.3% - 0.75%
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
0.2% - 0.75%
Helps create a non-greasy finish on the skin
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps create a dry, non-greasy finish of the skin
0.1% - 0.45%
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
0.1% - 0.4%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.15% - 0.7%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.05% - 0.25%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.2%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.05% - 0.15%

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