Skin79 - Green Tea Clay Mask

Skin79 Green Tea Clay Mask

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FULFILLED
37 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Works for
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Exfoliation
Key ingredients
  • ceramide np
  • phytosphingosine
  • algae extract
  • alpha-glucan oligosaccharide
  • argania spinosa kernel oil
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Formula review

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WIMJ summary

This product contains centella asiatica extract. 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
LOW
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LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Working to improve hydration and skin texture, the clay mask combines antioxidant Green Tea with exfoliating Red Bead grains to gently slough away rough, dead skin cells whilst intensely moisturising and protecting."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain effective exfoliating ingredients. It might be able to deliver physical exfoliation, that is scrub off some of the dead cells on the surface of the skin. We do not recommend physical exfoliation, because it is not uniform (some bits of skin can get exfoliated too much while others not at all). It can also traumatize the skin and aggrevate acne and other skin conditions.

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What does the product description say?
"Working to improve hydration and skin texture, the clay mask combines antioxidant Green Tea with exfoliating Red Bead grains to gently slough away rough, dead skin cells whilst intensely moisturising and protecting."
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: algae extract, betaine.

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: squalane, algae extract.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
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HIGH
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (centella asiatica extract, ficus carica fruit extract) 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
MEDIUM
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
A type of clay that consists mainly of aluminum silicate. Helps absorb oil and creates a thicker product consistency. Can be used to add a white color

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