Perricone MD Multi-Action Overnight Firming Mask

Perricone MD - Multi-Action Overnight Firming Mask
Effectiveness
Efficacy
75 /100
Effectiveness
irritancy
HIGH

Formula review

Effectiveness
Efficacy
75 /100
Can work for:
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
Promises, but can't deliver:
All promises can be fulfilled by this formula at least in theory
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"An advanced combination of concentrated ingredients visibly minimizes fine lines and loss of firmness."
WIMJ summary

This product contains thioctic acid. This ingredient help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they might be able to prevent early signs of aging (like fine lines and wrinkles), at least to some extent. These ingredients will not be able to "reverse" signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
Effectiveness
MEDIUM
does not meet threshold
Effectiveness
LOW
does not meet threshold
Effectiveness
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Promoting soft, supple skin with a youthful glow, the velvety-rich face mask provides long-lasting hydration, as it tones and firms for a smoother, more refined texture."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: butyrospermum parkii butter, caprylic/capric triglyceride.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (thioctic acid) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness
MEDIUM
does not meet threshold
Effectiveness
LOW
does not meet threshold
Effectiveness

Potential irritants

Effectiveness
irritancy
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
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.
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a thicker product consistency

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