Medik8 - Clarity Peptides

Medik8 Clarity Peptides

PROMISES
FULFILLED
91 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
Works for
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
+ 1 more
Key ingredients
  • niacinamide
  • acetyl glucosamine
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • carnosine
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • cetyl palmitate
+ 9 more
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Crystalide Peptide adds light reflection for a translucent skin effect, while Zinc PCA minimises the look of sebum production and tackles the appearance of blemishes."
WIMJ summary

This product might be able to help reduce blemishes and clogged pores because it contains niacinamide.

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: zinc pca

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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MEDIUM
meets threshold
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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 acetyl glucosamine, niacinamide.

These ingredients in the product can also be helpful, even though there is less evidence for their effectiveness: carnosine.

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
HIGH
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MEDIUM
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Niacinamide also helps to reduce any hyperpigmentation responsible for uneven skin tone."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: acetyl glucosamine, niacinamide

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Key Benefits 10% niacinamide, 1% zinc PCA and CrystalideTM Peptide Promotes a visibly flawless complexion Leaves the complexion visibly decongested, hydrated and healthy-looking Visibly supports skin's natural luminosity UK200030350"
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: carnosine, glycerin.

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: caprylic/capric triglyceride, dimethicone.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: acetyl glucosamine, niacinamide

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
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HIGH
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (carnosine) 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
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LOW
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HIGH
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture
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

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