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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Dermo-Purifying Anti-Blemish Gel Face Cleanser"
From product name
WIMJ summary for cleansing

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (cocamidopropyl betaine, disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, laureth-2, sodium lauryl sulfoacetate) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: cocamidopropyl betaine

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Dermo-Purifying Anti-Blemish Gel Face Cleanser"
From product name
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

This product contains ingredients (zinc pca) that could help reduce blemishes and clogged pores in theory, but there is not enough evidence that they actually work.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Cleansing
Anti-blemish
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 75/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
8.9% - 13.3%
Helps oil and water mix together
5.3% - 7.9%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
3.9% - 5.9%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
2.1% - 3.1%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent
1.6% - 2.4%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
1.2% - 1.8%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
1% - 1.6%
A preservative
0.16% - 0.32%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.4% - 1%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.5%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.55%
A compound that combines zinc with a hydrating ingredient PCA. Might to be helpful against acne and clogged pores. Can help calm down inflammation in skin. Could be helpful in reducing the formation of free radicals in skin. Might help to reduce fine lines in wrinkles, but solid evidence is missing
0.1% - 0.5%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.05% - 0.2%
0.1% - 0.45%

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