The Crème Shop Cotton Candy Skin Hydrocolloid Acne Patches
- salicylic acid
- hamamelis virginiana extract
- hydrogenated poly(c6-14 olefin)
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This product can help reduce breakouts and clogged pores because it contains the following ingredient: salicylic acid. This ingredient is used for treating acne and can have a noticeable effect.
This product can help exfoliate the skin. In other words, it helps break down the bonds between dead cells on the surface of the skin and speed up the skin turnover. Skin often appears softer and brighter after exfoliation, but overdoing it can result in disrupted skin barrier. The following ingredient is doing the exfoliating job in this product: salicylic acid.
Ingredients by volume
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product texture
|23% - 34%|
Used to create thicker product consistency and stabilize emulsions
|8.3% - 12.4%|
|5.1% - 7.7%|
The ingredient is not recognized
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
|1.25% - 2.5%|
|2.6% - 3.9%|
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
|2% - 3%|
An essential oil that can be irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
|0.85% - 1.25%|
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
|0.55% - 1.3%|
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