Skin Generics - Ginseng Toner 75% Active Complex

Skin Generics Ginseng Toner 75% Active Complex

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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • ahnfeltiopsis concinna extract
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"The Algae Gel has moisturising and toning properties to improve the skin's elasticity and texture."
WIMJ summary

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": ahnfeltiopsis concinna extract.

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. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
4.4% - 6.7%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin. It can be irritating
3.4% - 5.1%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
A plant extract that might have some anti-inflammatory properties, but solid evidence is lacking. It can be irritating
2.1% - 3.2%
An essential oil. Can be irritating
1.7% - 2.5%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
1.4% - 2%
A preservative
1.1% - 1.7%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.5% - 1%
Helps adjust pH in products
0.8% - 1.25%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.5%
A preservative. Works by releasing formaldehyde. Can be irritating
0.25% - 0.5%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.6%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.6%
0.15% - 0.7%
A plant extract that has some anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.45%
Plant extract that can have healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a potential allergen and can be irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
A plant extract that one one hand, can contain compounds that can help calm down skin irritation, but, on the other hand, its other compounds (especially fragrant ones) can themselves be irritating
0.05% - 0.25%
0.05% - 0.25%
A plant extract that might have antibacterial effect and help neutralize free radicals
0.05% - 0.15%
A preservative. Can be irritating
0.01% - 0.02%

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