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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% High Strength Vitamin and Mineral Blemish Formula 30ml"
WIMJ summary for anti-blemish

This product can help reduce breakouts and clogged pores because it contains the following ingredient: azelaic acid. This ingredient is used for treating acne and can have a noticeable effect.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"This multi-functional product not only serves to brighten skin tone, but it also works to visibly improve the skin’s tone and texture."
WIMJ summary for evens skin tone

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: azelaic acid

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary for anti-oxidation

This product contains antioxidants (azelaic acid) 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
HIGH
does not meet threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Evens skin tone
Anti-blemish
Anti-oxidation
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 100/100.

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
An emollient that helps soften the skin. It also forms a protective on its surface to reduce water loss.
5.6% - 8.4%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
3.8% - 5.7%
Is produced by a yeast that lives on normal human skin. It is used in medicine as a topical treatment for mild to moderate acne. It has a mild exfoliating effect. It can also help reduce hyperpigmentation, helps calm down inflammation and can help neutralize free radicals
10%
Declared
Helps to create a nice product texture
2.8% - 4.2%
Used to dissolve other ingredients in a product and can enhance their ability to penetrate the skin
2.1% - 3.1%
A gelling agent that thickens the product consistency and leaves the skin with a velvety finish
1.6% - 2.4%
A silicone that forms a light film on the skin surface helping to bind water and temporarily absorb oils creating a matt and powdery feel
1.2% - 1.9%
Improves the texture of the product and helps soften the skin. Helps oil and water mix together and can be used as a cleansing agent
1.2% - 1.8%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.55% - 1.3%
Used to improve stability of the formulation
0.45% - 1.1%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.4% - 0.9%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.2% - 0.7%
Used to adjust pH of the product and can help improve the product's smell
0.1% - 0.5%
Helps to improve the product consistency
0.1% - 0.3%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.05% - 0.3%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.2%

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