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Can the product deliver on its promises?

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Hydra Smooth Essence Moisturizer"
From product name
WIMJ summary for moisturizing

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

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
HIGH
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary for anti-aging

This product contains lysine. 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

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Moisturizing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 75/100.

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
23% - 34%
Used for fragrance and contains volatile compounds that can irritate the skin
8.3% - 12.5%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin
4.9% - 7.3%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
3.4% - 5.1%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
An amino-acid that helps to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. In combination with other amino-acids, might help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles
2.4% - 3.6%
Used to create a thicker product consistency and stabilize the formulation
1.3% - 1.9%
A preservative
0.8% - 1.25%
Plain old water
0.35% - 0.8%

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Potential Irritants
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