Skinfood - Carrot Carotene Calming Water Pad

Skinfood Carrot Carotene Calming Water Pad

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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • allantoin
  • beta-glucan
  • glycerin
  • olea europaea fruit oil
  • saccharide hydrolysate
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • undaria pinnatifida extract
  • +4 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
75 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Get soothing relief with this ultra-comforting water pad packed with Carrot Extract and Carrot Seed Oil rich in Beta-Carotene and antioxidants to moisturize the skin while calming over-heated or sensitized skin."
WIMJ summary

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

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
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
5.1% - 7.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
3.5% - 5.3%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin, calm down inflammation and irritation, restore the barrier function and support wound healing. It can be helpful in reducing fine lines and wrinkles
2.8% - 4.2%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
2.1% - 3.2%
A preservative
0.55% - 1.25%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.5% - 2.2%
A preservative
1.3% - 1.9%
Helps to control the skin's pH level. Maintains the skin's natural film of amino-lactic acids and oils. Helps to preserve products
1% - 1.5%
A seaweed extract that helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might have an anti-oxidant effect
0.8% - 1.25%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.5% - 1.15%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.4% - 0.95%
Used to stabilize product formulations
0.35% - 0.85%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.3% - 0.75%
Used to thicken product formulations and create gel-like textures
0.2% - 0.8%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.15% - 0.7%
0.15% - 0.6%
A plant oil that might help neutralize free radicals and have an anti-bacterial effect
0.15% - 0.65%
An emollient that helps soften the skin but is not effective for restoring its barrier function. Might be helpful to calm down inflammation
0.1% - 0.5%
Used as a fragrance
0.1% - 0.4%
Plant extract that can be irritating and is a known allergen
0.1% - 0.4%
0.05% - 0.25%
0.05% - 0.2%
An essentil oil from orange peel. Potential allergen and can be irritating
0.05% - 0.15%

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