Thayers Natural Remedies Thayers Organic Slippery Elm Lip Balm Peppermint Stick

Thayers Natural Remedies - Thayers Organic Slippery Elm Lip Balm Peppermint Stick
Effectiveness
Efficacy
70 /100
Effectiveness
irritancy
MEDIUM

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Formula review

Effectiveness
Efficacy
70 /100
Can work for:
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
Promises, but can't deliver:
All promises can be fulfilled by this formula at least in theory
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WIMJ summary

This product contains tocopherol. This ingredient help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they might be able to prevent early signs of aging (like fine lines and wrinkles), at least to some extent. These ingredients will not be able to "reverse" signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
Effectiveness
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Thayers Organic Peppermint Stick Slippery Elm Slip Balm combines its natural healing, hydrating power with an outdoor-fresh flavor, returning chapped, cracked lips to their former deliciousness."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, helianthus annuus seed oil.

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).

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

This product contains antioxidants (tocopherol) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
Effectiveness

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

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
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

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