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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Hyaluronic Acid Essence 2%"
From product name
WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": biosaccharide gum-1, glycerin.

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).

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

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Moisturizing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 75/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
4.5% - 6.8%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
3.4% - 5.1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.6% - 4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and is claimed to provide a longer-lasting hydration because of its ability to create a water-binding film on the surface of the skin
2% - 3%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin, calm down inflammation and irritation, restore the barrier function and support wound healing. It can be helpful in reducing fine lines and wrinkles
1.6% - 2.3%
Used to increase effectiveness of preservatives
1.2% - 1.8%
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
0.95% - 1.45%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.45% - 1.05%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.4% - 0.95%
Helps mask the small of other ingredients and improve the product texture
0.15% - 0.65%
Used to thicken product formulation. Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.2%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.05% - 0.15%

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