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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Melissa Hand Cream"
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WIMJ summary for moisturizing

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: 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: beeswax, simmondsia chinensis seed oil.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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How honest is this product?

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
An emollient that softens the skin
4.1% - 6.1%
An emollient that helps soften the skin but is not effective for restoring its barrier function. Might be helpful to calm down inflammation
3.5% - 5.2%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
2.7% - 4%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
2% - 3%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
1.7% - 2.6%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
1.4% - 2.1%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
1.2% - 1.9%
Helps water and oil in the product mix well together and improves product texture
0.95% - 1.45%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.6% - 1.4%
A plant extract that can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might help to reduce inflammation
0.4% - 0.95%
Contains essential oil. Can be irritating
0.3% - 0.7%
A plant extract that might be able to help decrease inflammation in skin and have an anti-oxidant effect
0.15% - 0.5%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.15% - 0.55%
Helps stabilize a product formulation
0.1% - 0.45%
0.1% - 0.45%
Used to thicken the product's consistency
0.15% - 0.55%
0.15% - 0.55%
A highly irritating fragrance
0.1% - 0.5%
An essential oil with a lemon-like smell that is extracted from a fruit grown in Asia. Used as a fragrance
0.1% - 0.45%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.4%
0.1% - 0.4%
A plant oil with high content of volatile compounds that, especially when exposed to air, can cause allergic reactions and irritate the skin
0.1% - 0.3%
0.05% - 0.25%
0.1% - 0.3%
Used as a fragrance
0.1% - 0.35%
0.05% - 0.2%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.05% - 0.2%
A fragrance with a lemon scent. A likely irritant
0.05% - 0.15%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.15%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.01% - 0.05%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.01% - 0.05%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC

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