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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"HYDRA Skin Effect Hyaluronic Acid Serum"
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WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": glycerin, sodium hyaluronate.

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
LOW
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
5.1% - 7.6%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
3.8% - 5.6%
Helps oil and water mix together
2.4% - 3.5%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
1.9% - 2.8%
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
1.4% - 2%
Help soften the upper layer of the skin and make it easier for oil and water mix together. Recently, a rising number of allergic reactions to cocoglycerides and other coconut-derived surfactants has been reported. As there is a significant overlap between frequent irritants and allergens, we flag this ingredient for attention of those with very sensitive, reactive skin
1.1% - 1.7%
A preservative
0.4% - 0.9%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.2% - 0.75%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.3%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.05% - 0.2%

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Irritancy
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