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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Perfect Balance Blemish Serum ."
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
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Copaiba’s anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties target both the causes and effects of persistent blemishes."
WIMJ summary for anti-aging

This product does not contain ingredients that are able to reduce fine lines and wrinkles or help with skin elasticity, but it can improve the look of the skin temporarily through moisturization. Well-moisturized skin might also be able to repair the sun damage better.This ingredient - zinc pca - could be helpful for preventing or repairing signs of aging in theory, but there is no evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
MEDIUM
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Hyaluronic Acid deeply hydrates skin to maintain skin tone and suppleness."
WIMJ summary for evens skin tone

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
does not meet threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Hyaluronic Acid deeply hydrates skin to maintain skin tone and suppleness."
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
HIGH
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Moisturizing
Anti-aging
Anti-blemish
Evens skin tone
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 43/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
4.8% - 7.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
3.6% - 5.4%
Helps oil and water mix together while softening the upper layer of the skin
2.6% - 3.9%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
2.1% - 3.2%
1.7% - 2.6%
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
1.7% - 2.5%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
1.3% - 1.9%
Used as a fragrance
1.1% - 1.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.85% - 1.3%
A plant oil that might help neutralize free radicals, but evidence of effectiveness in skin is lacking
0.5% - 1.2%
A plant oil that contains limonoids. Might help neutralize free radicals in skin. Can be irritating
0.45% - 1%
0.4% - 0.9%
An essentil oil from orange peel. Potential allergen and can be irritating
0.35% - 0.85%
An emollient that can also help water and oil mix together, as well as prevent bacteria growth in products
0.35% - 0.85%
A highly irritating fragrance
0.2% - 0.8%
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps mask the small of other ingredients and improve the product texture
0.15% - 0.65%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.15% - 0.55%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.55%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.15% - 0.5%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)
0.1% - 0.4%
Used as a fragrance
0.1% - 0.4%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
A fragrance with a lemon scent. A likely irritant
0.05% - 0.25%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.05% - 0.2%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.15%

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