Sarah Chapman Liquid Facial Resurfacer

Sarah Chapman - Liquid Facial Resurfacer
PROMISES
FULFILLED
72 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

PROMISES
FULFILLED
72 /100
Can work for:
  • Evens skin tone
  • Exfoliation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
Promises, but can't deliver:
  • Anti-blemish
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Daily use visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles, evens out skin tone, texture and pigmentation, unclogs and refines pores, blasts blemishes and regulates sebum production while respecting the skin’s acid mantle."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Daily use visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles, evens out skin tone, texture and pigmentation, unclogs and refines pores, blasts blemishes and regulates sebum production while respecting the skin’s acid mantle."
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
HIGH
does not meet threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Daily use visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles, evens out skin tone, texture and pigmentation, unclogs and refines pores, blasts blemishes and regulates sebum production while respecting the skin’s acid mantle."
WIMJ summary

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

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
HIGH
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Formulated with expertly calibrated, face-friendly acids (including phytic, lactic and multi-fruit acids) this gently dissolves dulling dead cells and surface residue, tightening the appearance of pores to reveal smooth, radiant and more even skin."
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: lactic acid.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"This product is perfect for brightening, smoothing and prepping the skin for moisturising."
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: allantoin, copper pca.

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: simmondsia chinensis seed extract, pentylene glycol.

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
phytic acid
does not have skin benefit
lactic acid
Has skin benefit
alcohol
does not have skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
An alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA), but is mostly used to stabilize product formulations in cosmetics
Used to adjust the pH in formulations

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