skinSense - Anti-Ageing Redefining Contour Concentrate

skinSense Anti-Ageing Redefining Contour Concentrate

PROMISES
FULFILLED
87 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Works for
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
Key ingredients
  • acetyl tetrapeptide-9
  • arginine
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Anti-Ageing Redefining Contour Concentrate"
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WIMJ summary

This product contains acetyl tetrapeptide-9. 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
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What does the product description say?
"This lightweight and milky concentrate contains concentrated active ingredients to firm and smooth the appearance of skin as well as restructuring, sculpting and smoothing the natural contours of the face."
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: arginine, glycerin.

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: arginine, myristyl myristate.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: acetyl tetrapeptide-9

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

This product contains antioxidants (hexylresorcinol) 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
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
An emollient that softens the skin

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