SkinCeuticals - Corrective Eye Balm for Dry/Ageing Skin

SkinCeuticals Corrective Eye Balm for Dry/Ageing Skin

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FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
Key ingredients
  • retinyl palmitate
  • petrolatum
  • bisabolol
  • cetyl alcohol
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What does the product description say?
"Corrective Eye Balm for Dry/Ageing Skin"
From product name
WIMJ summary

This product contains retinyl palmitate. 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
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Over time skin begins to change and fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration and loss of elasticity can become more apparent."
WIMJ summary

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: glycine soja protein, retinyl palmitate.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
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LOW
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Corrective Eye Balm for Dry/Ageing Skin"
From product name
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: glycerin, glycine soja protein.

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: dimethicone, myristyl myristate.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (tocopherol) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
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

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