Pre de Provence - Argan Shea Butter Exfoliating Soap

Pre de Provence Argan Shea Butter Exfoliating Soap

  • Moisturizing
  • Exfoliation
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • glycerin
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis oil
  • titanium dioxide
  • +1 more
37 /100
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Argan Shea Butter Exfoliating Soap"
From product name
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain effective exfoliating ingredients. It might be able to deliver physical exfoliation, that is scrub off some of the dead cells on the surface of the skin. We do not recommend physical exfoliation, because it is not uniform (some bits of skin can get exfoliated too much while others not at all). It can also traumatize the skin and aggrevate acne and other skin conditions.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Enjoy the benefits of this wonder moisturizer along with soothing shea butter and gentle exfoliation provided by this bar."
WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. 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. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: butyrospermum parkii butter, prunus amygdalus dulcis oil.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
meets threshold
meets threshold
meets threshold

Potential irritants


Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Works as a cleansing agent. Helps water and oil mix together
25% - 38%
9% - 13.4%
Plain old water
4.7% - 7%
The ingredient is not recognized
Used as a fragrance. It can be irritating and cause photosensitivity
3.6% - 5.4%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
2.3% - 3.4%
2.2% - 3.3%
The ingredient is not recognized
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
2% - 3%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.4% - 2.1%
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
0.95% - 1.45%
0.95% - 1.45%
An emollient that softens the skin
0.85% - 1.3%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.85% - 1.3%
Helps stabilize the product
0.35% - 0.85%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.2% - 0.8%
Helps to stabilize the product formulation
0.15% - 0.5%

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