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Can the product deliver on its promises?

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
")Daily Care Foaming Cleanser (4 fl."
WIMJ summary for cleansing

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.

It contains the following cleansing agents that tend to be harsh on the skin: sodium lauryl sulfate.

The following cleansing agents are typically mild, but still can cause an irritation or allergy for some people cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium laureth sulfate.

Keep in mind that cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"CLENZIderm M. D. Acne Therapeutic System"
From product name
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

This product can help reduce breakouts and clogged pores because it contains the following ingredient: salicylic acid. This ingredient is used for treating acne and can have a noticeable effect.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Salicylic acid penetrates deep into pores, removing impurities such as dead skin cells and excess oil."
WIMJ summary for exfoliation

This product can help exfoliate the skin. In other words, it helps break down the bonds between dead cells on the surface of the skin and speed up the skin turnover. Skin often appears softer and brighter after exfoliation, but overdoing it can result in disrupted skin barrier. The following ingredient is doing the exfoliating job in this product: salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Exfoliation
Anti-blemish
Cleansing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 91/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
2%
Declared
23% - 34%
Used to create a thicker product consistency and stabilize formulations
5.5% - 8.2%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
5.3% - 8%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.5% - 1%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
2.2% - 3.3%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.7% - 2.5%
1.4% - 2.1%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
1.2% - 1.8%
Works as a foaming cleansing agent
1.2% - 1.8%
A cleansing agent (SLS). It can be irritating
1% - 1.5%
Plain old water
0.5% - 1.15%
0.4% - 0.9%
Used to create a thicker product consistency and stabilize formulations
0.5% - 1.15%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
0.95% - 1.4%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.2% - 0.8%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
0.2% - 0.8%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.15% - 0.7%
0.15% - 0.65%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
Works as a foaming cleansing agent
0.4% - 0.9%
A cleansing agent (SLS). It can be irritating
0.4% - 0.9%
Plain old water
0.15% - 0.55%
Fragrance with sweet balsamic smell. Help to preserve products and dissolve other ingredients. Could trigger allergic reactions and be irritating
0.1% - 0.45%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.55%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin while creating a non-greasy feel on the skin. Helps to dissolve other ingredients
0.2% - 0.75%
Used to dissolve other ingredients in a product and can enhance their ability to penetrate the skin
0.15% - 0.5%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.1% - 0.45%
Helps create a nice product texture and uniform layer on the skin (when used in sunscreens, for example)
0.2% - 0.75%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.35%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.1% - 0.4%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin. It can be irritating
0.1% - 0.3%
An oil naturally present in skin. Works as an emollient to soften the skin and form a protective layer on its surface without a greasy feeling.
0.1% - 0.45%
Plain old water
0.05% - 0.2%

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