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WORKS FOR
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-blemish
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"The acid in this serum provides a deep cleansing and prevents clogged pores by removing dead skin cells and reducing excess sebum."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce breakouts and clogged pores because it contains the following ingredient: salicylic acid. This ingredient is used for treating acne and can have a noticeable effect.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"The acid in this serum provides a deep cleansing and prevents clogged pores by removing dead skin cells and reducing excess sebum."
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: salicylic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin. It can be irritating
4.8% - 7.1%
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
0.55% - 1.35%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
1.7% - 2.5%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.1% - 1.6%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.15% - 0.7%
Used to adjust the pH level of products
0.1% - 0.35%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.05% - 0.25%

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