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"HAV Hand 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, disodium cocoyl glutamate, glyceryl caprylate, lauryl glucoside, peg-120 methyl glucose dioleate, polysorbate 80, sodium coco-sulfate, sodium cocoyl glutamate) 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
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Total Promises Fulfilled score: 100/100.

Potential irritants


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% - 35%
Plain old water
12% - 18%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.2% - 6.3%
3.1% - 4.7%
Helps water and oil mix together
2.3% - 3.5%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
1.6% - 2.4%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.3% - 2%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1% - 1.45%
0.95% - 1.45%
Helps water and oil mix together. Used as a cleansing ingredient. Could be an allergen
1.4% - 2%
An emollient that can also help water and oil mix together, as well as prevent bacteria growth in products
0.55% - 1.3%
Helps water and oil mix together and works as a cleansing agent
0.55% - 1.3%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.55% - 1.25%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.4% - 0.9%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.3% - 0.75%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.2% - 0.7%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
Helps stabilize product formulations
0.15% - 0.5%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.1% - 0.4%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.1% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.3%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.3%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.05% - 0.25%

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