Yes to - Cucumbers Soothing Eye Gel

Yes to Cucumbers Soothing Eye Gel

WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-oxidation
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • urea
  • betaine
  • caffeine
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • coco-caprylate/caprate
  • coconut alkanes
  • glycerin
  • saccharomyces cerevisiae extract
  • +6 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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Formula review

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WIMJ summary

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": betaine, glycerin.

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. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

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

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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HIGH
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This product contains antioxidants (caffeine, spinacia oleracea leaf extract). In theory, they could help neutralize free radicals in skin and lessen the damage it gets from the UV light (sun), but there is no evidence that these ingredients can have a noticeable effect in skin.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
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Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
An emollient that helps soften the skin
7.5% - 9.2%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.6% - 5.7%
A plant extract that can help calm down inflammation in skin. Can, however, itself be irritating
3.4% - 4.2%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
2.4% - 2.9%
Helps oil and water mix together
2% - 2.5%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
1.7% - 2.1%
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
1.5% - 1.8%
Used to improve the product texture
1.3% - 1.6%
A moisturizing ingredient that works as a humectant to attract water to the upper layer of the skin.
0.95% - 1.15%
Might be somewhat helpful in reducing hyperpigmentation and neutralizing free radicals but its typical concentration in a product is too low for having an effect
0.7% - 1%
Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals. Can have a dehydration effect that might somewhat decrease the look of puffy eyes
0.55% - 0.8%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin without creating a greasy texture
0.5% - 0.75%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.45% - 0.7%
0.45% - 0.7%
0.35% - 0.65%
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)
0.35% - 0.6%
Can contain potent anti-oxidant compounds (abbreviated ECG, GCG, EGC, and EGCG) that might help protect the skin from free radicals. Can help calm down inflammation and has some anti-bacterial properties. Unfortunately, these antioxidants are unstable and lose their effectiveness very quickly in products. The concentration of the antioxidant compounds in the extract also tends to be low to be effective in topical formulation
0.3% - 0.6%
0.3% - 0.5%
Might have some anti-inflammatory properties but research is lacking
0.3% - 0.5%
Plant extract that can have healing and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a potential allergen and can be irritating
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract. Might have an antioxidant effect. Can be used as a fragrance
0.25% - 0.45%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative. Is a formaldehyde-releaser and can be irritating
0.2% - 0.35%
Used to thicken product formulations and create gel-like textures
0.25% - 0.4%
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
0.2% - 0.4%
0.2% - 0.35%
Naturally present in skin (urea makes up about 7% of natural moisturizing factors in skin). Attracts water to the upper layer of the skin. Also has a positive effect on the skin barrier beyond the humectant action. Can enhance penetration of other ingredients. Is an exfoliating ingredient when used in high concentrations
0.15% - 0.3%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.25%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.1% - 0.2%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.2%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.1% - 0.2%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.05% - 0.05%

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