MARA - Universal Face Oil

MARA Universal Face Oil

PROMISES
FULFILLED
50 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
Key ingredients
  • adansonia digitata seed oil
  • alaria esculenta extract
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
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Formula review

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles and quenching your skins thirst, this will leave your complexion youthful, healthy and hydrated get ready to #SeatheGlow!"
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
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Rich in essential fatty acids, MARA’s proprietary algae-plankton blend plumps up the skin and fights free radicals while improving the appearance of tone and texture."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles and quenching your skins thirst, this will leave your complexion youthful, healthy and hydrated get ready to #SeatheGlow!"
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: caprylic/capric triglyceride, helianthus annuus seed 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
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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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).

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

A plant oil that helps soften the upper layer of the skin. Is unlikely to be helpful in restoring skin barrier function due to the low content of linoleic acid
A great emollient that can also have anti-oxidant properties
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

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