Soap and Glory - Hand Food Non-Greasy Hydrating Hand Cream

Soap and Glory Hand Food Non-Greasy Hydrating Hand Cream

PROMISES
FULFILLED
37 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Works for
  • Moisturizing
  • Exfoliation
Key ingredients
  • althaea officinalis root extract
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • cetearyl alcohol
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What does the product description say?
"Scented with the energizing Sugar Crush scent of Sweet Lime & Vanilla."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain effective exfoliating ingredients. It might be able to deliver physical exfoliation, that is scrub off some of the dead cells on the surface of the skin. We do not recommend physical exfoliation, because it is not uniform (some bits of skin can get exfoliated too much while others not at all). It can also traumatize the skin and aggrevate acne and other skin conditions.

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"Hand Food Non-Greasy Hydrating Hand Cream Travel Size"
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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, caprylyl glycol.

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: butyrospermum parkii butter, dimethicone.

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

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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
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture

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