Uriage - Gyn-Phy Intimate Hygiene Daily Cleansing Gel

Uriage Gyn-Phy Intimate Hygiene Daily Cleansing Gel

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  • lactic acid
  • glycerin
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"Gyn-Phy Intimate Hygiene Daily Cleansing Gel"
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This product works by removing dirt and oil from the surface of the skin. It uses a combination of mild cleansing agents (coco-glucoside, glyceryl oleate, glycol distearate, magnesium laureth sulfate, magnesium laureth-8 sulfate, magnesium oleth sulfate, peg-120 methyl glucose dioleate, peg-80 glyceryl cocoate, sodium cocoamphoacetate, sodium laureth sulfate, sodium laureth-8 sulfate, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, sodium oleth sulfate) 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: coco-glucoside, glyceryl oleate, sodium laureth sulfate, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Works as a foaming cleansing agent
11% - 13%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
4% - 4.9%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent. Creates foam
4.1% - 5%
2.7% - 3.2%
1.9% - 2.3%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.6% - 2%
Used as a cleansing agent (surfactant) in cleansers. Helps water and oil mix together in lotions. Can be irritating
1.4% - 1.7%
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% - 1.3%
1% - 1.2%
1.1% - 1.3%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be used as cleansing agent
1% - 1.2%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.45% - 0.7%
0.5% - 0.8%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.45% - 0.7%
0.3% - 0.5%
A preservative that releases formaldehyde and can be irritating
0.15% - 0.3%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.35%
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.2%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
0.05% - 0.1%
0.05% - 0.1%

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