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Product summary

Judging from the ingredient list, "Skinfix - Barrier+ Lip Repair Balm" works well for improving skin hydration

Irritation risk

This product does not contain known common irritants and is suitable for sensitive skin. We assess the overall irritancy of this lip sunscreen to be low. For a detailed overview of all potential irritants: click here

You can see the detailed formula review with the breakdown of all actives in the product and the full ingredient list with estimated concentrations in the tables below.

Price

The product retails for 20.00CA$ in Canada, for 23.00A$ in Australia, for 15.00$ in the United States and for 26.00NZ$ in New Zealand.

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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Barrier+ Lip Repair Balm"
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WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, cera alba.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

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

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

How honest is this product?

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
One of the most effective and the most studied occlusive ingredients that creates a protective layer on top of the skin preventing moisture loss
23% - 34%
An emollient. Found to be as effective as a moisturizer for dry skin as mineral oil. Could be comedogenic
8.2% - 12.4%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
5% - 7.5%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
3.9% - 5.9%
A good emollient that helps soften the skin and helps repair its barrier function. It can clog pores if used in high concentrations.
2.5% - 3.8%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
1.7% - 2.6%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.35% - 0.85%

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