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Can the product deliver on its promises?

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What does the product description say?
"Plus, we love that the After-Sun formula is enriched with Vichy’s classic mineralizing water, which blends 15 minerals together to strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier, protect skin against external aggressors and cool the epidermis."
WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin, sodium hyaluronate.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: butyrospermum parkii butter, dimethicone.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: paraffinum liquidum

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
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How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Moisturizing
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 100/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
7.7% - 11.6%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
3.5% - 5.3%
Mineral oil. One of the most effective and well studied occlusive and emollient moisturizing ingredients. Helps reduce moisture loss in skin and repair skin barrier function
2.9% - 4.4%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
2.1% - 3.2%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
1.8% - 2.7%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
1.4% - 2.1%
Helps create a thicker or gel-like product texture. It is not a surfactant but can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
1.1% - 1.7%
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
1.1% - 1.6%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals and calm down irritation in skin. However, it can contain compounds that can be irritating themselves
0.85% - 1.25%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
0.55% - 1.25%
An emollient that is naturally present in skin and helps soften it
0.45% - 1.1%
Helps oil and water mix togehter and creates a nice product texture
0.45% - 1.05%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.15% - 0.65%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.15% - 0.65%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.1% - 0.5%
Helps oil and water mix together and works as an emollient
0.15% - 0.65%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.05% - 0.25%
Typically used to stabilize the product formulations. It is a salt of a polyhydroxy acid (PHA) and in larger concentrations, can help shed the dead cells from the skin surface revealing smoother skin. It can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Might to be helpful against acne and clogged pores. Could be helpful in neutralizing free radicals, but solid research is missing. Due to the zinc content, might help calm down inflammation in skin
0.05% - 0.2%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.05% - 0.1%

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