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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • ascorbyl glucoside
  • cyclomethicone
  • ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate
  • glycerin
  • hamamelis virginiana extract
  • triethylhexanoin
  • triticum vulgare germ oil
  • +4 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"This formula will hydrate and revitalize skin that is starting to show signs of aging."
WIMJ summary

This product contains ascorbyl glucoside. 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
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The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: ascorbyl glucoside.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"This formula will hydrate and revitalize skin that is starting to show signs of aging."
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: cyclomethicone, 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: cyclomethicone, triticum vulgare germ oil.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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This product contains antioxidants (ascorbyl glucoside) that might be able to help neutralize free radicals in skin to lessen the damage it gets from the UV light (sun). There is not enough evidence to confirm their effectiveness in skin though.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
9% - 11%
A type of silicone that leaves a nice silky finish on the skin and can help soften its upper layer
4.6% - 5.6%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
3.4% - 4.1%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
2.5% - 3.1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.2% - 2.7%
1.9% - 2.3%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.6% - 1.9%
A vitamin C derivative that is more stable but less potent than pure form of vitamin C. Has a potential to boost collagen production, nutralise free radicals and reduce hyperpigmentation, but the required concentration is likely to be much higher than for the pure form of vitamin C, limiting the ingredient's effectiveness in products
1.3% - 1.6%
1% - 1.2%
0.7% - 1.05%
0.6% - 0.9%
0.55% - 0.85%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
0.5% - 0.8%
0.5% - 0.75%
0.5% - 0.7%
0.5% - 0.7%
0.45% - 0.65%
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.
0.4% - 0.65%
A good emoillient. Contains vitamin E which can help neutralise free radicals, however the oil is unstable. Avoid if you have gluten or wheat sensitivity (including food allergies).
0.4% - 0.6%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.3% - 0.55%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps adjust the product pH and stabilize the formulation
0.25% - 0.5%
Octinoxate. When used in higher concentrations, works as a sunscreen protecting the skin from UVB rays. When used in lower concentration, helps to preserve the product formulation. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can be irritating
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps thicken the product formulation
0.25% - 0.5%
A type of silicone that helps water and oil mix together
0.3% - 0.55%
0.3% - 0.5%
0.25% - 0.45%
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
0.2% - 0.4%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.2% - 0.35%
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.2%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.2%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.15%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.05% - 0.1%

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