SkinCeuticals - Antioxidant Lip Repair Cream

SkinCeuticals Antioxidant Lip Repair Cream

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FULFILLED
91 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Exfoliation
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
Key ingredients
  • lactic acid
  • palmitoyl tripeptide-1
  • allantoin
  • biosaccharide gum-1
  • cera microcristallina
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Formula review

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Specifically designed for ageing lips, Antioxidant Lip Repair hydrates dry skin and helps protect against environmental damage."
WIMJ summary

This product contains palmitoyl tripeptide-1. 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
MEDIUM
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Special botanical emollients hydrate and heal while an AHA-free exfoliating complex softens and smooths the texture of your lips."
WIMJ summary

This product can help exfoliate the skin. In other words, it helps break down the bonds between dead cells on the surface of the skin and speed up the skin turnover. Skin often appears softer and brighter after exfoliation, but overdoing it can result in disrupted skin barrier. The following ingredient is doing the exfoliating job in this product: hydroxyethyl urea.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
HIGH
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Antioxidant Lip Repair Cream"
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: allantoin, biosaccharide gum-1.

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: cera microcristallina, dimethicone.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: palmitoyl tripeptide-1

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
undecane
Has skin benefit
tridecane
does not have skin benefit
alcohol denat.
does not have skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
Used to improve the product consistency and soften the upper layer of the skin
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant

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