REVOLUTION SKINCARE - Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Powder

REVOLUTION SKINCARE Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Powder

PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Exfoliation
  • Cleansing
  • Anti-blemish
Key ingredients
  • glycolic acid
  • lactic acid
  • glycerin
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What does the product description say?
"Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Powder"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin.

Keep in mind that cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Infused with charcoal, known to attract dirt and impurities from deep within the pores, the powder is ideal for acne prone complexions to leave skin looking refined and fresh."
WIMJ summary

This product contains ingredients (glycolic acid) 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
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Perfect for gently cleansing troublesome skin, Revolution Skincare’s innovative Purifying Charcoal Cleansing Powder exfoliates the skin, leaving it soft and glowing."
WIMJ summary

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: glycolic acid, lactic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
glycolic acid
Has skin benefit
lactic acid
Has skin benefit
parfum
does not have skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Creates an illusion of smoother and more radiant skin tone. Adds shimmer to the skin by reflecting light
A type of clay that consists mainly of aluminum silicate. Helps absorb oil and creates a thicker product consistency. Can be used to add a white color
Might be helpful in restoring skin barrier function and, when combined with zinc carbonate and malonic acid, reducing fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating elastin production. Also helps stabilize the product formulation

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