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WORKS FOR
  • Cleansing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • lactic acid
  • cetyl palmitate
  • diglycerin
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • hydrogenated starch hydrolysate
  • oenothera biennis oil
  • passiflora edulis seed oil
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • squalane
  • vitis vinifera seed oil
  • +9 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Softening Cleanse"
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WIMJ summary

This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (cetearyl olivate, decyl glucoside, glyceryl caprylate, shea butter glycerides, sodium lauroyl lactylate, sorbitan olivate, sorbitan palmitate) and should be able to cleanse the skin gently. Still keep in mind that any cleansing can disrupt the skin barrier, and most people do not need to cleanse their skin more than once per day.

Even though this formulation is mild, the following cleansing agents could trigger an irritation or allergy for some people: decyl glucoside

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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
23% - 34%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
8.5% - 12.8%
Helps water and oil mix together
4.1% - 6.1%
3.6% - 5.4%
Helps water and oil mix together and can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
3.1% - 4.6%
Helps to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Can add sweet taste to lip products
2.4% - 3.6%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
2% - 3%
Plain old water
1.6% - 2.4%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)
1.1% - 1.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.95% - 1.4%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can support skin barrier function
0.8% - 1.2%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
A good emollient helping to soften the skin. Might have some anti-oxidant properties. Adds a fragrance to the product
0.55% - 1.25%
Can contain essential oil that can be irritating. Can help to soften the upper layer of the skin. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals
0.5% - 1.15%
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
0.45% - 1.05%
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.
0.45% - 1.05%
An oil naturally present in skin. Works as an emollient to soften the skin and form a protective layer on its surface without a greasy feeling.
0.45% - 1.05%
A great emollient that can also have anti-oxidant properties
0.4% - 1%
0.3% - 0.7%
Plant extract that can have healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a potential allergen and can be irritating
0.2% - 0.75%
0.2% - 0.7%
A plant extract that has some anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.6%
Used for fragrance and contains volatile compounds that can irritate the skin
0.15% - 0.7%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin
0.15% - 0.65%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
0.35% - 0.8%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and is used to improve product texture and stability
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps water and oil mix together and stabilize the product formulation
0.3% - 0.75%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.2% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.2% - 0.8%
Used as a fragrance
0.15% - 0.7%
An emollient that can also help water and oil mix together, as well as prevent bacteria growth in products
0.15% - 0.65%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.35%
Used to create gel-like formulas and stabilize emulsions
0.05% - 0.25%

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