Patchology - Aquaflash Daily Gel Moisturizer by Patchology

Patchology Aquaflash Daily Gel Moisturizer by Patchology

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FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
Key ingredients
  • panthenol
  • allantoin
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • cyclopentasiloxane
  • glycerin
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Enriched with vitamin B5, it helps to reduce wrinkles, leaving skin looking refreshed and younger."
WIMJ summary

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.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Aquaflash Daily Gel Moisturizer by Patchology"
From product name
WIMJ summary

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

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).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: panthenol

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
A preservative

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