Lotus Herbal Tea Tree Anti-Pimple and Acne Gel: Dermatocare Reviews
Lotus Herbal Tea Tree Anti-Pimple and Acne Gel has tea tree oil that helps in reducing your pimples and comes in an acne friendly gel base. Here are the key points:
Will it work? Lotus Herbal Tea Tree Anti-Pimple and Acne Gel has one anti-acne ingredient that is tea tree oil. Tea tree oil can alone inhibit acne and is as effective as benzoyl peroxide in treating acne according to a study. It inhibits acne without affecting normal skin flora besides being anti-inflammatory. Though the concentration is not mentioned, tea-tree oil appears second on list meaning that it must be present in high concentration. Besides tea tree oil, another advantage is the gel base. Tea tree oil should not be used in pregnancy and lactation.
Recommended for which skin type? Lotus Herbal Tea Tree Anti-Pimple and Acne Gel is recommended for oily to combination skin type to reduce acne and open pores.
Is it safe? It has following toxic ingredients:
Parabens are linked to infertility, breast cancer, contact dermatitis. For further details, 5 Adverse Effects Of Parabens That Cosmetic Industry Does NOT Want You To Know.
TEA is linked to liver cancer, skin irritation, and aquatic toxicity. For further details Triethanolamine, Diethanolamine,Monoethonalamine Source And Side Effects
Sunset yellow is synthetic 'coal tar' and azo yellow dye has been linked to many side effects especially when used for colouring food. It has been linked with urticaria (hives), rhinitis (runny nose), nasal congestion, allergies, hyperactivity, kidney tumours, chromosomal damage, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, indigestion, distaste for food and increased the incidence of tumours in animals.(source: UK Food Guide).
Is it good for sensitive skin? Tea tree oil and fragrances might cause redness, dryness and irritation, especially in the sensitive skin.
DETAILED ANALYSIS OF INGREDIENTS
|Ingredient Type:||has both synthetic and natural ingredients.|
|Harmful Ing.:||TEA, Parabens, Sunset yellow|
|EWG :||Not found|
|Comedogenic Ing.:||Carbomer 940 (mildly comedogenic ingredient)|
|Irritating Ing.:||Tea tree oil, Fragrances|
Tea tree oil can alone inhibit acne and is as effective as benzoyl peroxide in treating acne according to a study. It inhibits acne without affecting normal skin flora besides being anti-inflammatory.
|Base Ing.:||The gel base is especially recommended for acne prone skin.||Ingredient list:||Water, tea tree oil, glycerine, TEA, Carbomer, Methyl Paraben, Sunset Yellow, Tartrazine fragrance.|