Proraso - Shave Cream with Aloe and Vitamin E

Proraso Shave Cream with Aloe and Vitamin E

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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • lactic acid
  • cocos nucifera oil
  • glycerin
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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WIMJ summary

This product contains lactic acid. This ingredient might be able to help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness, but there is not enough evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: lactic acid

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually can help even out the skin tone: glycyrrhiza glabra root extract.

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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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: lactic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"This protective, moisturizing formula is enriched with coconut oil, aloe vera, vitamin E and liquorice extract for an extra-nourishing shaving experience."
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, lactic acid.

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: cocos nucifera oil, stearic acid.

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
potassium hydroxide
does not have skin benefit
lactic acid
Has skin benefit
parfum
does not have skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as an emollient
9.3% - 11.4%
An emollient. Found to be as effective as a moisturizer for dry skin as mineral oil. Could be comedogenic
4.8% - 5.9%
Used to adjust the pH level of products
3.2% - 3.9%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.5% - 3.1%
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)
2% - 2.4%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.5% - 1.9%
Used to adjust the product's pH
1.4% - 1.7%
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
1.2% - 1.4%
A plant extract that can help lighten the skin and calm down inflammation. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals
1% - 1.2%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.75% - 1.15%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent
1.3% - 1.6%
0.5% - 0.75%
Used to increase stability of product formulations
0.5% - 0.7%
0.35% - 0.65%
Helps to stabilize the product formulation
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to thicken product formulations and create gel-like textures
0.2% - 0.4%
A fragrance with jasmine smell. A likely irritant
0.15% - 0.25%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.2%
A fragrance. Can trigger allergic reactions and be irritating
0.1% - 0.15%
A preservative. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.2%

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