MALIN + GOETZ - Meadowfoam Oil Balm

MALIN + GOETZ Meadowfoam Oil Balm

PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Works for
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
Key ingredients
  • linoleic acid
  • beeswax
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Dryness and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity Formulation."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain ingredients that are able to reduce fine lines and wrinkles or help with skin elasticity, but it can improve the look of the skin temporarily through moisturization. Well-moisturized skin might also be able to repair the sun damage better.This ingredient - butyrospermum parkii butter - could be helpful for preventing or repairing signs of aging in theory, but there is no evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"The key ingredient is meadowfoam seed, which works alongside avocado and safflower seed oils to boost moisture and enhance softness."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, butyrospermum parkii butter.

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).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: linoleic acid

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
An oil from a mixture of different vegetables. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals

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