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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"African Black Soap Body Wash"
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WIMJ summary for cleansing

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium cocoate, sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate, sodium palm kernelate, sodium shea butterate) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: cocamidopropyl betaine

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

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Cleansing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 100/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
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
23% - 34%
Works as a cleansing agent
8% - 12%
Plain old water
4.2% - 6.4%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
4.3% - 6.4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.3% - 3.4%
An emollient made of jojoba oil. Helps soften the skin and support its barrier function
1.7% - 2.6%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.2% - 1.8%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
1.4% - 2.2%
1.1% - 1.7%
1.2% - 1.9%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.8% - 1.2%
Works as a cleansing agent
0.55% - 1.35%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
0.55% - 1.3%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Helps water and oil mix together and create a nice product texture
0.5% - 1.1%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.3% - 0.75%
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% - 0.7%
0.15% - 0.5%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.35%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.15% - 0.6%

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