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  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-blemish
  • glycerin
  • hamamelis virginiana extract
  • pullulan
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Blemish Control"
From product name
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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What does the product description say?
"This product is not a moisturiser."
WIMJ summary

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": glycerin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice.

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. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

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Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
23% - 35%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
6.5% - 9.7%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant effect in skin, but evidence is lacking
5.5% - 8.3%
The ingredient is not recognized
4.5% - 6.8%
Lecithin derivative. It helps oil and water mix together and can enhance penetration of other ingredients. It helps soften the upper layer of the skin
3.4% - 5%
Used to create gel-like formulas and stabilize emulsions
2.6% - 3.9%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
2% - 2.9%
Creates a thin drying film on the skin resulting in a short-term tightening effect
1.8% - 2.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.5% - 2.3%
An emollient that can also help water and oil mix together, as well as prevent bacteria growth in products
1.2% - 1.7%
The ingredient is not recognized
Helps preserve products. Can mask unpleasant smell. Could be irritating
0.85% - 1.3%
An essential oil. Potential allergen and can be irritating. It has some anti-bacterial properties
0.5% - 1.2%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.4% - 0.9%
0.3% - 0.75%

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